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 Ukrainian, Turkish warships conducted PASSEX drills in Black Sea. PHOTOS

Ships of the Ukrainian and Turkish Naval Forces conducted a bilateral passing exercise (PASSEX) in the northwestern part of the Black Sea.

"The main goal of the event was to develop interaction in the composition of multinational tactical connections and joint actions in a group of surface ships in line with NATO standards, raising the level of interoperability of units," press center of the command of the Ukrainian Navy said in a statement, Censor.NET reports citing Ukrinform.

Ukraine was represented by the Hetman Sahaidachnyi frigate and a Ka-27PR helicopter, whereas the Turkish side brought the TCG Buyukada (F-512) corvette and the TCG Salihreis (F-246) frigate.

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The event took place in several stages, during which tactical maneuvers, communication and air defense exercises were worked out. In addition, the Ka-27PR helicopter landed more than 20 times on the Hetman Sahaidachnyi's deck.

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Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/p3059412
 
 
 
 
 
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