Exercise DANEX 2010 is a national Danish naval exercise with the participation of foreign units.
The exercise is conducted from 16 to 26 August in the Baltic Sea around the island of Bornholm, in the Kattegat and Skagerrak.
The goal of this exercise is to train the units in cooperation in coastal operations in an out of area environment, focusing on operations that take place in unstable regions. This exercise is divided into two
The main object through both phases is to let the units experience and train working in a multinational naval force. During the first phase the units train cooperation conducted by a serialized program and during the second phase, the units work out in a free play, while the level is intensified during the exercise.
Nearly 30 ships from 12 different nations, including the one of NATO standing mine forces Standing Naval Mine Countermeassure group 1 (SNMCMG1) will participate in DANEX 10.
Furthermore a number of helicopters and aircraft from Denmark, England and Germany will contribute. Finally, a large number of other Navy units such as Frogman Corps, Naval Districts, Naval Weapons Course and the Naval Operational Logistics Support Centre participate in a range of contributions, all of which provide exercise participants opportunity to discover more facets of being part of a multinational operation environment.