On Saturday, March 23, 2024, a PASSEX (Passing Exercise) of the Fast Guided Missile Patrol Ritsos was conducted with the German Minesweeper FGS Gromitz of the Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 (SNMG2) in the wider maritime area between Lesbos and Chios.

During the co-training, advanced maneuvers and administrative exercises were performed.

This joint training contributed to advancing the level of operational readiness, combat capability and cooperation of the participants in an allied context.