On Saturday, May 21, 2022 and on Tuesday, May 24, 2022, units of the Hellenic Navy and the Hellenic Air Force, along with units of the Standing NATO Maritime Group Two SNMG 2, participated in a Passing Exercise (PASSEX) and an Air Defence Exercise (ADEX). The exercise was conducted within the framework of international cooperation of the Hellenic Armed Forces in accordance with the HNDGS planning.
More specifically, on Saturday, May 21, 2022, the Fast Attack Crafts HS GRIGOROPOULOS and HS XENOS and two F-4 fighting aircrafts participated in exercises in the sea area, southeast of Karpathos island, whereas, on Tuesday, May 24, 2022, the Fast Attack Craft HS GRIGOROPOULOS, the Gunboat HS KASOS and two F-16 fighting aircrafts participated in exercises in the sea area, south of Megisti island.
During the Passing Εxercises, surface warfare, communications, targeting, advanced manoeuvring and Air Defence (ADEX) exercises were conducted.
The exercise contributed to the enhancement of operational readiness, combat capability and cooperation between the participating units within the allied context.