HMS Duncan conducts exercise with NATO warships

Topic: Fighting armsSurface Fleet

HMS Duncan recently led a meeting of NATO vessels in the Aegean Sea.

HMS Duncan conducts exercise with NATO warshipsThe Type 45 destroyer is currently flagship of Standing NATO Maritime Group 2.

Duncan, in company with the Turkish frigate TCG Gemlik and Spanish frigate ESPS Victoria, met up with German frigate FGS Bayern and Greek naval vessels for a passing exercise, known as PASSEX.

Bayern, flagship of Task Unit 1, was accompanied by the Hellenic Navy destroyer HS Adrias, fast-attack craft HS Mykonios and gunboat HS Armatolos.

HMS Duncan left her Portsmouth home in January to serve as flagship of the NATO group in the Mediterranean.

Pictures: LPhot Paul Hall