15 Jun 2015 1 Comment
Last week the Russia and Egypt conducted their first joint naval exercise named Friendship Bridge 2015.
The 8 day long drills started when all participant arrived in port of Alexandria on 6 June 2015. As part of the exercises, Russian and Egyptian warships, working with air support, are expected to protect shipping lanes from various threats and conduct live fire tactical training.
This is the second naval drill involving Russian warships in Mediterranean. The previous one was with PLAN.
The list of the ships taking part in Friendship Bridge 2015 is below:
|604||18. June||Fast Attack Craft||Egypt|
|605||25. April||Fast Attack Craft||Egypt|
|110||Alexander Shabalin||Landing ship||Russia|