As part of the exercise, crews on Greek and Romanian ships simulated emergencies that required the Israeli Navy to facilitate medical evacuations to Rambam Hospital in Haifa.
The floating dock will allow for the maintenance of new Sa'ar 6 corvettes and submarines
Fire on board cargo vessel believed to be criminal, not terror related
The construction of the four Sa’ar 6 warships was agreed to in a 430 million euro deal between Israel and the German company ThyssenKrupp in 2015.
Sa'ar 6 corvettes to be equipped with world's most advanced radar. ELM-2248 MF-STARs Multi-Function Digital Radars systems can track multiple threats and targets simultaneously.
The ships will protect strategic maritime assets.
200m barrier is expected to be finished by the end of the year.
“We estimate that there may be more naval tunnels,” a senior officer said.
“The importance of the sea for Israel is very clear. Everything in the country comes via the sea. Israel can never be in the position where its waters are not protected."