A British warship on Tuesday conducted a joint exercise with the Israeli navy before docking in the port of Haifa for a visit that comes at a time of heightened tensions in the eastern Mediterranean.

Alongside efforts to discover and destroy Hamas terror tunnels, and to counter the terror organization’s efforts to improve its ability to attack Israel using commando divers, the IDF is employing AquaShield™, a cutting-edge sensor system that scans Israel's coast.