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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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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