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18/5/2012 6:21:00 μμ
PHOENIX EXPRESS EXERCISE 2012
The in-port portion of the multinational exercise “PHOENIX EXPRESS 2012”, which included naval interdiction and medical training, related to the provision of Combat First-Aid, was held from May 7 to 18 on the premises of NATO Maritime Interdiction Operation Training Center (NMIOTC). The NMIOTC was chosen to provide all participants with training as a modern, specialised and fully organised Training Centre.
The at-sea portion of the exercise will be conducted in Central Mediterranean from May, 21 to 28 and will include a series of scenarios provided in real time by the Combined Maritime Operations Centre (CMOC), which is located in Oran, Algeria under the command of a Tunisian Captain and its goal is to enhance the at-sea operational readiness of naval Forces.
The Greek participation includes a frigate of the Hellenic Navy with its organic helicopter and a team of Naval Special Forces.