October 9, 2019 (Google Translation) – On 30 September 2019, the Croix du Sud tripartite mine hunter deployed in the Baltic Sea for a month, conducted a series of exercises off Sweden in cooperation with the Swedish Navy’s H(SW)MS Trossö . The purpose of these common exercises was to enhance interoperability between the two Allied navies while providing quality crew training.
The H(SW)MS Trossö , a 72m long multi-purpose vessel with a crew of 64 sailors, had just joined the NORTHERN COASTS 2019 international exercise , like the Southern Cross . The two units conducted a cross-fire exercise to assist a stricken building with a team of firefighters and a medical team. The cooperation between the two ships ended with a presentation of refueling at sea and then a light load transfer.
At the end of this cooperation with HSWMS Trossö , Croix du Sud has resumed his operational patrol in the Baltic Sea.