NATO Ships to Visit Finland, Exercise with Finnish Navy

Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group 1 (SNMCMG1) is scheduled to stop in Turku, Finland, for a port visit on April 25. The visit provides the crew an opportunity to collaborate with the Finnish Navy, re-supply and experience the culture and hospitality of NATO’s partner nation, Finland. Led by Estonian Navy Commander Ott Laanemets, SNMCMG1 comprises flagship Latvian Navy LNVS Virsaitis…

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JS Yuugiri Conducts PASSEX with HMS Queen Elizabeth

On November 11, the escort ship “Yuugiri” engaged in anti-piracy missions conducted joint training between Japan and the UK with the Royal Navy carrier “Queen Elizabeth” strike group to improve tactical skills and cooperate with the Royal Navy. We have strengthened. Captain Yugiri (2nd class Kaisa Kumashiro) said, “Through the expansion into the East China Sea after August, we will…

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FS Cormoran PASSEX with Belgian Navy

June 25, 2021 (Google Translation) – From June 19 to 21, 2021, the Public Service Patroller (PSP) Cormoran visited Zeebrugge, Belgium. During this period, the Cherbourg crew conducted several exchanges with the Belgian special forces. The French crew thus seized the opportunity to carry out two opportunity exercises ( Passe exercise – PASSEX). First, the Belgian Special Operations Boat Unit…

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Mission Jeanne D’arc Conducts PASSEX with Singaporean Frigate

May 31, 2021 (Google Translation) – On May 27, while en route to the Strait of Malacca, the Joan of Arc 2021 group, made up of the Tonnerre amphibious helicopter carrier (PHA) and the La Fayette (FLF) Surcouf frigate , was joined by the Singaporean frigate Steadfast to conduct joint naval training. This PASSEX (occasional naval exercise) lasting a few…

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USS Dwight D Eisenhower PASSEX with Turkish Navy

March 18, 2021 – The Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group conducted a passing and communication exercise with the Turkish Navy in the Mediterranean Sea, March 16-17, 2021. The passing exercise, with Turkish Ship TCG Gemlik (F-492), builds upon partnership capabilities using NATO operational and tactical procedures. “It is a pleasure working with our Turkish Allies and continuing to build…

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Egyptian & Spanish FFGs Conduct Red Sea PASSEX

February 20, 2021 – Under the General Command of the Armed Forces plan to advance training levels and deepen the exchange of expertise with the armed forces of brotherly and friendly countries, the Egyptian and Spanish navies conducted a passing exercise (PASSEX) within the area of responsibility of the Southern Fleet in the Red Sea. The PASSEX encompassed the Egyptian…

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Indonesian & French Navy PASSEX in Sunda Strait

February 8, 2020 (Google Translation) – Three ships of the Indonesian Navy (KRI) held a joint exercise involving French warships passing through the Sunda Strait, Monday (08/02/2021). The Passing Exercise (PASSEX) which was held was a form of supervision and security for ships from friendly countries passing through Indonesian waters, especially in the Indonesian Archipelago Sea Channel I (ALKI I)…

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USS Freedom Completes Trilateral Exercise With El Salvador, Guatemala

January 22, 2021 – USS Freedom (LCS 1) executed a passing exercise (PASSEX) with its naval counterparts from El Salvador and Guatemala, January 21st. PASSEXs are a series of advanced close proximity maneuvering exercises designed to improve interoperability and advance the partner nation’s ability to communicate, navigate and operate together at sea. “This tri-lateral PASSEX, strengthens our tactical readiness and…

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Philippine Navy PASSEX with ROK Training Squadron

November 18, 2020 – The Philippine Navy’s (PN) corvette, the BRP Conrado Yap (PS-39), conducted a passing exercise (Passex) with two ships of the Republic of Korea Navy (ROKN) on Manila waters on Tuesday. In a statement on Wednesday, Navy public affairs office chief, Lt. Commander Maria Christina Roxas, said the ROKN Cruise Training Group, consisting of ROKS Kang Gam-chan…

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USS Gabrielle Giffords PASSEX with El Salvador Navy

October 7, 2020 – The Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Gabrielle Giffords (LCS 10) executed a passing exercise (PASSEX) with naval counterparts from El Salvador in the Eastern Pacific Ocean October 6. PASSEXs are unit exercises requiring cooperation, communication and interoperability between two or more navies, testing advanced ship maneuvering and tactics. PASSEXs afford the opportunity for partner nations to…

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