Completion of Multinational Aeronautical Exercise | VIDEO
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Published on 09/07/2020 at 11:00

The Ministry of Defence announces that on Wednesday, July 8, 2020, a multinational aeronautical exercise took place in the maritime area south of Limassol, with the participation of units of the Republic of Cyprus, Greece, France and Italy in the framework of close Defence and Security Cooperation between the 4 European countries.

Specifically in the aeronautical exercise participated the Frigate “KANARIS” of the Hellenic Navy, the French Frigate “ACONIT” with its helicopter, the Italian Frigate “ALPINO” with its helicopter, while from the Cypriot side participated the fast patrol boats “TSOMAKIS”, “GEORGIOU”, “AMMOCHOSTOS”, the Open Sea Ship “IOANNIDIS” of the Naval Command of GSNG, 2 helicopters of the Air Force Command of GSNG and the Air Force Unit of the Police as well as the Port & Marine Police ship “THESEUS”.

The planning and coordination of the exercise was carried out by GSNG in collaboration with military officials of the other three countries. In addition, the above also took part in a Search and Rescue scenario under the coordination of the Search and Rescue Coordination Center of the Republic of Cyprus.

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