On March 30th, a co-operation among units of the Hellenic Navy and units of the Naval Forces of Standing NΑΤΟ Maritime Group 2 (SNMG-2) was conducted in the Myrtoan Sea and the Central Aegean Sea.
The Hellenic Navy participated with HS NAVARINON, HS THEMISTOCLES and aircraft M-2000 from the Hellenic Air Force. The Allied Forces took part with ESPS MENDEZ NUNEZ, ESPS PATINO, and HMCS ST JOHN’S.
The cooperation focused on technical/tactical anti-surface and air defense exercises, firing exercises with main guns, refueling and advanced maneuvering exercises. It also enhanced the operational capabilities and readiness of all participants and promoted the cooperation and mutual understanding among participants at Allied level.