Navy: Joint Exercises

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 17th January 2018.

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Photo of John Grogan John Grogan Labour, Keighley

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what the names are of all the joint military exercises with other countries which Royal Navy vessels participated in during 2017.

Photo of Mark Lancaster Mark Lancaster The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence

The names of the joint military exercises in which Royal Navy and Royal Fleet Auxiliary ships participated during 2017, up to 6 December are given below.

Exercise Cougar Voyage

Exercise Artemis Trident

Exercise Sea Khanjar

Exercise Baltops

Exercise Azraq Serpent

Exercise Trade Winds 17

Exercise Unified Trident

Exercise Dynamic Mongoose

Exercise Dynamic Guard

Exercise Breeze

Exercise Aman

Exercise Grampus

Exercise Khunjar Hadd

Exercise Saxon Warrior

Exercise East Dolphin

Exercise Joint Warrior 172

Exercise Joint Warrior 171

Exercise Brilliant Mariner

Exercise Alligator Dagger

Exercise Dogu Akdeniz

Exercise Samurai Blade

Exercise Niriis

Exercise Konkan

Exercise Nusret

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  1. Some passing exercises undertaken with other nations are not named.

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