Today we’ve tracked (thanks to Sergio Scandura) a part of the ‘Phoenix Express 2021’:
- Tunisian Navy Syphax (P612) patrol boat
- Algerian Navy frigate El-Moudamir (911)
- USS Hershel “Woody” Williams (ESB 4)
- Spanish Navy offshore patrol vessel ‘Centinela’ (P-72)
The exercise, which will run until 28 May, will see the participation of 13 nations. It will provide an opportunity to increase regional cooperation, maritime domain awareness, information-sharing practices, and enhance operational capabilities.
The countries taking part in the exercise are Tunisia, Algeria, France, Greece, Belgium, Egypt, Italy, Mauritania, Libya, Malta, Spain, Morocco, and the US.