IDF, US Navy launch joint exercise in Red Sea

The IDF and US Navy launched a joint exercise in the Red Sea on Monday, according to the IDF Spokesperson's Unit.

Sa'ar 5 and Sa'ar 4.5 missile ships are taking part in the maneuver alongside ships and fueling vessels from the US Navy's Fifth Fleet. The four-day maritime exercise focuses on focuses on mission planning, maritime interdiction and other drills at sea, according to the US Navy.