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Saudi, Bahraini navies in joint exercise

The royal Saudi and Bahraini navies started, Saturday joint maneuvers in Shaikh Salman port in Bahrain.

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The royal Saudi and Bahraini navies started, Saturday joint maneuvers in Shaikh Salman port in Bahrain.

The exercises named “Bridge 17” aim to raise the “combat capability, enhance the professional performance in all types of naval operations and the unification of the tactical concepts of command and control” according to a commander who participates in the maneuvers.

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maneuvres saudi arabia bahrain navy

Early this month, Saudi Arabia’s navy had held exercises in the Gulf and the strategic Strait of Hormuz.

Exercise “Gulf Shield 1” took place in the Sea of Oman, with ships, planes, marines and other personnel taking part.