U.S. and Israel Begin Naval Exercise in Haifa

(DVIDS) The U.S. 5th Fleet and the Israeli Navy began an annual maritime security exercise in Haifa, Israel, on July 30. Intrinsic Defender is a two-week bilateral exercise that will focus on explosive ordnance disposal, mine countermeasures, maritime and global health management, underwater construction, maritime surveillance and vessel boarding procedures. Both navies have completed multiple joint patrols in the Gulf of Aqaba, Red Sea and Gulf of Aden, including 18 bilateral and multilateral exercises in the past two years.

2023-07-31 00:00:00

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