USS Kidd and El Salvadoran Forces Unite for PASSEX

July 29, 2020 – USS Kidd (DDG 100), partnered with El Salvador Maritime Patrol Vessel (PM-13) to conduct a passing exercise (PASSEX), July 29. PASSEXs are unit exercises requiring cooperation, communication and interoperability between two or more navies, testing advanced ship maneuvering and tactics. It affords the opportunity to improve crews’ knowledge and demonstrate shared tactics. “This exercise was a…

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Three Navies Train Together in Mediterranean

June 29, 2020 (Google Translation) – On June 24, the Jeanne d’Arc 2020 group conducted a series of sea training courses (PASSEX) in the central Mediterranean with the US Navy Bataan helicopter carrier and the amphibious ship San Giorgio de la Marina Militare. On this occasion, the Jeanne d’Arc group, consisting of the amphibious helicopter carrier Mistral and the La…

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Finnish Navy Conducts PASSEX with SNMCMG1

May 12 2020 – NATO’s Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG1) continued its Baltic Sea deployment and visited Helsinki, Finland between 8 and 11 May 2020. Following the port visit they conducted exercises with Finnish naval units in order to showcase the interoperability and cooperation between as partners. Due to the challenges caused by COVID-19 and measures taken by both…

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FS Ventose PASSEX with USCG Heriberto Hernandez

February 28, 2020 (Google Translation) – On January 29, 2020, on a mission off the Caribbean arc, the French surveillance frigate (FS) Ventôse , participated in a joint exercise called a PASSEX with the USCG Heriberto Hernandez as well as a Dolphin , guard building American coasts. During the exercise, while the Panther’s Ventose was conducting hoists exercises on the…

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