Ukrainian, UK, Turkish, and Romanian vessels underwent PASSEX drills in Black Sea. DUNCAN (the United Kingdom) and YILDIRІM (Turkey), Hetman Sahaidachny (Ukraine) and R. Ferdinand (Romania) work out joint actions under the NATO standards and increase interoperability level.
During the exercise, Ukrainian Ka-27 helicopter executed landing on the Ukrainian frigate. Duncan boarding team inspected Hetman Sahaidachny frigate. The ships will also execute various manoeuvres during the exercise.
Ukrainian AN-26 aircraft also participated in training to cover surface situation and transfer data to ships.
On July 24-27, Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 (SNMG2, featuring the DUNCAN (the United Kingdom) and YILDIRІM (Turkey) were docking in Odesa port.