The first Russian-Egyptian naval exercises will be held in the Mediterranean Sea from June 6 to June 14, the Russian Defense Ministry’s press service said Saturday.
“Russian-Egyptian naval exercises ‘Friendship Bridge 2015’ will be held in the designated area of the Mediterranean Sea from June 6 to June 14, 2015.”
In May, Russian-Chinese first ever naval drills were also held in the Mediterranean. The crews involved completed a wide range of tasks – from maneuvering to anti-submarine and radio-electronic warfare. The active phase of the Naval Cooperation 2015 joint exercises between the Russian and Chinese Navies ended on May 21.