The Royal Saudi Naval Forces (RSNF) concluded their participation in t International Maritime Exercise (IMX) 2023, which was carried out in several regions, including the Arabian Gulf and the Red Sea, with the aim of boosting maritime security.
The exercise is considered one of the largest of its kind in the world; in its current edition, it gathered 7,000 participants from more than 50 countries, regional and international organizations, 30 artificial intelligence systems, unmanned systems, and 35 marine vessels.
The exercise included several maritime scenarios in areas of operations in the Arabian Gulf, the Sea of Oman, the northern Arabian Sea, the Indian Ocean, the Gulf of Aden and the Red Sea, and it was executed with a view to enhancing maritime security in the region.
RSNF, which participated with the removal units of the Special Maritime Security Forces, led the mine warfare group in the exercises held in Bahrain and Jordan.
Source: Saudi Press Agency