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Co-training of Greek Units with the French Frigate FS Provence

On Monday 27 and Tuesday 28 March 2023, in the framework of the Military Cooperation between Greece and France, a PASSEX (Passing Exercise) was conducted by the F/G ADRIAS and 2 F-16 Fighter Aircraft, with the French Frigate FS PROVENCE and a Maritime Patrol Aircraft (Maritime Patrol Aircraft) ATLANTIQUE 2 (ATL 2), in the wider sea area southeast of Karpathos.

Photo: Hellenic Air Force

During the joint training, fire exercises, tactical picture composition and exchange, communications, electronic warfare, forward maneuvers and air defense exercises (Air Defense Exercise – ADEX) were performed.

This joint training is part of the implementation of the “Guidelines for the Upgrading of Greek-French Military Cooperation” signed by the Chief of the Greek-French Military Cooperation, General Konstantinos Floros, and the Chief of the French Defense Staff, General Thierry Burkhard, during his official visit to the Greek-French Military Cooperation on 21 January 2022.

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