Turkish Navy frigates TCG GELİBOLU, TCG GÖKÇEADA and fast patrol boat TCG TUFAN, SNMG-2 ship Spanish Navy frigate ESPS MENDEZ NUNEZ and replenishment ship ESPS PATINO conducted PASSEX on April 18th in Eastern Mediterranean.
The exercise included a series of training in Shore Bombardment, Anti-Air Warfare, Communications and Electronic Warfare, Handline Transfer and other maneouvring drills. TCG GELİBOLU also executed a training in replenishment at sea with ESPS PATINO. The SH-70 helicopter embarked on TCG GELİBOLU conducted take-off and landing training. The exercise demonstrated an allied solidarity in Eastern Mediterranean and contributed to enhance cooperation and interoperability among NATO member states.