News

Egypt, France Launch Joint Naval Military Exercise Cleopatra 2017

Egypt, France Launch Joint Naval Military Exercise Cleopatra 2017

Egyptian and French Navy to Conduct Joint Maritime Training Activities Cleopatra 2017

The Spokesman of the Egyptian armed forces said the training encompasses several units and naval machinery, including Egyptian and French Mistral helicopters, a number of frigates, rocket launchers, aircrafts that discover and combat submarines and Egyptian F-16 fighter jets.

“The training is in the framework of supporting distinguished relations and enhancing cooperation and exchange of experience between the armed forces of each country,” the statement read.

According to the statement, the naval exercise functions in the framework of advancing the strategic and military partnership and cooperation between Egypt and France. It enforces the mutual cooperation between both countries in defense combat operations, signal transportation exercises and securing marine units using air defense weapons among other operations.

The training aims at transferring and exchanging training experiences in addition to managing joint tasks in cooperation with friendly forces.

In 2016, Egypt carried out 30 joint military exercises with 20 Arab and African countries, and European countries including France and Russia.

Egyptian Artists Continue to Produce Thrilling Art Despite Increased Censorship
Historic Cairo Restoration Campaign Kicks off in El Moez Street

Subscribe to our newsletter


News

More in News

Outrage After British Airways Suspends All Cairo Flights

Egyptian StreetsJuly 20, 2019

Aswan’s Philae Island to Become a Touristic Attraction With Nubian-Inspired Hotel

Egyptian StreetsJuly 20, 2019

The Story of Amira, 15-Year-Old Girl Detained For Killing Her Rapist

Egyptian StreetsJuly 20, 2019

Algeria Crowned AFCON 2019 Champions After Beating Senegal 1-0

Egyptian StreetsJuly 19, 2019

Obligatory Anti-Divorce Courses to Begin in Egyptian Universities

Egyptian StreetsJuly 18, 2019

Plastic Bags to Be Banned in Egypt’s Marsa Alam

Egyptian StreetsJuly 16, 2019

Egyptian Authorities Free Trans Woman and LGBT+ Activist After 4 Months in Prison

Egyptian StreetsJuly 16, 2019

Egypt’s National Council for Women Visit Women’s Prisons to Ensure Quality of Care

Egyptian StreetsJuly 15, 2019
Egyptian Streets is an independent, young, and grass roots news media organization aimed at providing readers with an alternate depiction of events that occur on Egyptian and Middle Eastern streets, and to establish an engaging social platform for readers to discover and discuss the various issues that impact the region.

© 2017 Egyptian Streets. All Rights Reserved.