The mixed wave exercise (Red Wave 2), carried out by the Saudi-Western naval fleet with the participation of the countries bordering the Red Sea, kicked off on Sunday on the shores of Jeddah.
The commander of the Western Fleet, the commander of the exercise (Red Wave 2), Major General Saqr al-Harbi, said in a statement broadcast by the Saudi Press Agency that the exercise involved naval forces from Jordan, Egypt, Sudan, Djibouti, Yemen and Somalia in addition to the Saudi Royal Air Force and Saudi border guards.
He added that the exercise will last until next Thursday and aims to unify and enhance the maritime security of the countries bordering the Red Sea, protect the territorial waters, enhance military cooperation and exchange of combat experiences between the participating countries.
For his part, the Director of the exercise Brigadier General Abdul Rahim Al-Harbi that he will apply during this exercise all the practical and theoretical exercises that constitute an important training aspect for all participating forces.
Brigadier General Al-Harbi said the exercise includes a number of hypotheses that have been precisely planned and which correspond to the capabilities of the participating forces and advanced naval systems that enhance their combat readiness.
On Wednesday, the Saudi Defense Ministry announced joining the International Alliance for the Safety and Protection of Maritime Navigation and ensuring the safety of sea lanes.
The International Coalition’s area of operation covers navigation security in the waters of the Arabian Gulf, the Straits of Hormuz, Bab al-Mandab and the Sea of Oman, following international commercial vessels as well as two Saudi oil tankers attacked by sabotage near the UAE’s territorial waters.
The Red Sea 2 exercise comes after its first edition in December last year.
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