Turkish and Egyptian navies start joint exercise

Called the Sea of Friendship, the week-long exercise ends on Oct. 14, hosted by Egypt. The Turkish Naval Forces will contribute two frigates, two fast attack craft, one replenishment tanker, two landing ships, one marine infantry company, two helicopters and one special forces team. It was announced as President Mohamed Morsi addressed a large crowd in Cairo to highlight his achievements in his first 100 days in office.


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