The Israeli and American navies have completed a joint naval war game in the eastern Mediterranean Sea.

The drill, dubbed the Reliant Mermaid drill, started earlier this week.

“The drill was held in the eastern Mediterranean Sea and in the course of it several scenarios were drilled in the fields of search and rescue, ” an Israeli military spokesman said.

In July, the United States and Israel held a joint aerial drill. According to a statement by the Israel military, the “Juniper Stallion 13” aerial exercise lasted for two weeks.

An undisclosed number of F - 15 and F - 16 fighter jets from both sides participated in the training event.

It was held at Uvda Base in the southern Negev Desert, during which pilots will practice air - to - air combat maneuvers, mid - air refueling, bombing runs and other missions.

The United States European Command(EUCOM) was involved in the aerial war games which will focus air - to - air combat maneuvers, mid - air refueling, bombing runs and other missions.