|Danish ship (SF300 class) takes part in the exercise.
After 11 days of outstanding cooperation and combined operations in Exercise DANEX/NOCO 11, the "Multinational Maritime Task Group‟ under Commander Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 (SNMG2), Rear Admiral (LH) Sinan Azmi TOSUN's command, ensured the safe sea lines of communication so as to create sustainable regional security in "Pescadia”.
The realistic exercise scenario, took place in the artificial region of "Pescadia” (the Baltic Sea) and involved sovereign nations, illegal activities like smuggling, piracy, terrorist movement and resolving territorial disputes.
Exercise DANEX/NOCO 11 took place over two weeks and developed through a period of military and political tension into simulated hostilities.
"We had a valuable opportunity to operate in a medium which simulated many aspects of a real life crisis. DANEX/NOCO 11 provided us with an excellent and challenging fictitious crisis environment to prepare for our multi-purpose roles as the Maritime Component of the NATO Response Force”, Rear Admiral (LH) Sinan Azmi TOSUN stated.
After deterring and disrupting piracy, protecting sea lines of communication, fighting air, surface and subsurface threats with numerous international partners, SNMG2 flagship, TCG ORUCREIS, sailed to Gothenburg/SWEDEN (a Partnership for Peace (PfP) country) to conduct a port visit between 23rd and 27th of September, 2011.