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Air and naval forces in joint exercise

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Air and naval forces from eight countries took part in a search and rescue exercise on Tuesday, as part of the third and final phase of the Argonaftis 2016 exercise.

Tuesday’s scenario included a serious accident involving a passenger ship.

Ten aircraft and 12 naval vessels took part, as well as personnel from Cyprus, Greece, France, Britain, the USA, Italy, Israel and Hungary.

The final phase also included a nighttime scenario involving an air crash in the open sea.

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