(IDF Spokesperson) (IDF Spokesperson)
Mighty Waves

“Side by side, 10 navies came together for the biggest international exercise that the Israeli Navy has ever hosted,” the IDF tweeted.

Ten navies from around the world – the U.S., France, Greece, Cyprus, Chile, Italy Germany, Canada, the U.K. and NATO – participated in “Mighty Waves,” an international naval exercise led by Israel’s navy in which they practiced a scenario simulating the aftermath of a major earthquake.

The five-day exercise, which took place off the coast of Haifa, concluded Monday. It included hundreds of troops on six ships as well as five helicopters.

Mighty Waves was the largest-ever drill led by the Israeli navy.