Operation Atalanta Ships Conduct Joint Training with Chinese NavyMarch 1, 2016 - 10:38
On 27 February, Operation Atalanta and Chinese warships conducted joint training in the Indian Ocean. The training included air operations with the ships’ embarked helicopters.
The Chinese ships, AOR Taihu and frigate PLANS Daqing, conducted a joint replenishment at sea with Atalanta warships ESPS Tornado and FGS Erfurt. They also practiced formation manoeuvring and joint escorting.
Coordinated and supervised by Chinese liaison officers on board the Atalanta ships, AOR Taihu conducted joint replenishment with ESPS Tornado on one side and FGS Erfurt on the other.
The exercises helped to further develop the cooperation and interoperability between Atalanta ships and other nations’ naval forces.
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