Co-training of Units of Hellenic Armed Forces with SNMG 2

Co-training of Units of Hellenic Armed Forces with SNMG 2

May 06, 2022

        On Tuesday, May 03, 2022 the Fast Attack Craft HS KARATHANASIS, the Italian Frigate ITS CARLO MARGOTTINI and the Spanish Frigate ESPS BLAS DE LEZO, of the Standing NATO Maritime Group Two SNMG 2, participated in a Passing Exercise (PASSEX) in  the sea area, southeast of Karpathos island. The exercise was conducted within the framework of international cooperation of the Hellenic Armed Forces in accordance with the HNDGS planning. 

        During the PASSEX surface warfare, communications, advanced manoeuvring and Air Defence (ADEX) exercises were conducted, with the participation of two F-16 fighting aircrafts of the Hellenic Air Force.

        This exercise contributed to the enhancement of operational readiness, combat capability and cooperation between the participating units within the allied context.