Wind of Cooperation in the Mediterranean Sea 12 December, 2019

US Navy mission group and Turkish Navy conducted training. Turkish Navy Gabya class (former Oliver H. Perry) TCG Gediz F495 and TCG Gaziantep f490 frigates participated in the training.

The Nimitz Class Aircraft carrier from the US Navy to the 6th fleet USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) took part at training. The Turkish Ministry of Defence announced its Twitter account; 

Turkish Naval Forces conduct Operation Mediterranean Shield (OMS) continuously and effectively to contribute to maritime security in the Eastern Mediterranean and carry out bilateral exercises with NATO and allies warships at every opportunity.

In this regard, Turkish Naval Forces assets composed of TCG GEDİZ and TCG GAZİANTEP 🇹🇷 conducted naval warfare exercises with USS HARRY S.TRUMAN Carrier Strike Group 🇺🇸 on 11th Dec 2019 in East Mediterranean.

During the passage exercise, Tactical Commander of Operation Mediterranean Shield (OMS) 🇹🇷 paid a visit to Commander of Destroyer Squadron 28 🇺🇸 onboard USS HARRY S.TRUMAN and informed US personnel regarding OMS, Turkish Navy’s ongoing operations and contributions to NATO.

Wind of Cooperation in the Mediterranean Sea

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