Minex Nusret 2009 Has Started

>The annual Nusret naval exercise has started. The aim of this exercise is to improve anti mine warfare techniques of the participants.

The details of the participating ships is not clear but according to TRT Turkish Navy is sending 9 minesweepers, 2 rescue vessels, 1 helicopter, and Air Force jets. Furthermore NATO’s SNMCMG-2 and MCM ships from Bulgaria, Greece, Germany and Spain are taking part as well.

Just like last year the exercise in held in Northern Aegean. The Nusrat Minex 2009 will end on November 16th.

Click here for a video from the opening presentation.

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