Despite talks of a ceasefire arrangement,the Israeli navy remains on high alert
This incident could have long-term consequences as it may be perceived as part of Russia's attempts to intervene more in the region after the Syrian civil war.
The workshop held at the University of Haifa studied and assessed the issues concerning the future and character of maritime warfare in the region as well as various strategic developments.
HS Prometheus to hold joint drills with Israeli Navy vessels on Wednesday
"Nothing is stopping us from having a Navy cadet exchange program," said Ambassador Helene Le Gal on board French Navy’s third Mistral-class amphibious vessel, FNS Dixmude, while docked at Haifa.
This is the second time in the past two months that Palestinians from Gaza have sent a flotilla into the Mediterranean in an attempt to breach the naval blockade.
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The two cadets in the IDF’s prestigious Naval Officers Course spent 18 weeks at the USNA, completely immersing themselves in the life on campus – sleeping, eating and learning with American cadets.
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.
First of four ships expected to arrive in Israel from Germany by the end of 2019.