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NATO exercise, 2001
By STARS AND STRIPES Published: July 24, 2019
Anthony Burgos ©Stars and Stripes
Augusta Bay, Sicily, February, 2001: Ensign Fotis Koumanakos dangles his legs into an escape hatch aboard the Greek submarine HS Poseidon during Dogfish 2001, NATO's largest anti-submarine warfare exercise involving forces from Canada, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Turkey, the U.K. and the U.S. Seven submarines, 17 maritime patrol aircraft and nine surface ships took part in the two-week sub-hunting training east of Sicily in the Ionian Sea.