Units from Egyptian and French air force and navy started on Sunday the military exercises “Ramsis 2016” hosted by Egypt.

The several-day maneuvers will be held off the coast of Alexandria city and in Egypt’s airspace.

A number of Egyptian naval vessels will participate in the exercises, including “Viva Egypt” FREMM frigate and Egyptian and French Rafale jets, F-16, Alpha Jet and I2C.

The maneuvers are aimed to foster forces’ capacities according to the latest technologies.