2017 - EXERCISES

SNMG2 Participates in Turkish-led Maritime Exercise

SNMG2 Participates in Turkish-led Maritime Exercise

Nov 17, 2017
Standing NATO Maritime Group Two (SNMG2) completed Turkish-led maritime exercise Dogu Akdeniz 2017 in the Eastern Mediterranean today.

Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group One Completes Joint Warrior 17-2

Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group One Completes Joint Warrior 17-2

Oct 13, 2017
ATLANTIC OCEAN – Over the last two weeks the ships of SNMCMG1 participated in exercise Joint Warrior which took place in British waters North-East of Scotland taking the lead of the Mine Countermeasures Task Group as a part of the NATO Task Force which was involved in this exercise

BRILLIANT MARINER: Showcasing NATO Maritime Strength

BRILLIANT MARINER: Showcasing NATO Maritime Strength

Oct 2, 2017
NORTHWOOD, UK – Exercise BRILLIANT MARINER 2017 is a Non-Article 5 Crisis Response Operation Exercise designed to support the certification of the naval component of the NATO Response Force (NRF) for 2018. Three NATO Standing Groups are to support  the French Aero-Naval Rapid Reaction Force (FRMARFOR) in the Mediterranean Sea off the coasts of France, Italy and Spain between September 29 and October 13.

Medical Aspects of Submarine Rescue Highlighted at Dynamic Monarch

Medical Aspects of Submarine Rescue Highlighted at Dynamic Monarch

Sep 29, 2017
AKSAZ NAVAL BASE, Turkey – Forty-one nations around the world operate more than 250 naval submarines. NATO submarine escape and rescue exercise Dynamic Monarch gave medical professionals from many nations an opportunity to practice support and treatment of sailors in several different situations.

Dynamic Monarch hosts NATO's Maritime Research and Experimentation

Dynamic Monarch hosts NATO's Maritime Research and Experimentation

Sep 28, 2017
NORTHWOOD, United Kingdom -- The NATO Centre for Maritime Research and Experimentation (CMRE) participated in DYNAMIC MONARCH, NATO’s Submarine Escape and Rescue exercise. CMRE operated a new digital underwater acoustic communications capability providing more effective command and control to escape and rescue operations.

NATO Submarine Rescue Exercise Concludes in Turkey

NATO Submarine Rescue Exercise Concludes in Turkey

Sep 22, 2017
MARMARIS, Turkey (September 22, 2017) Dynamic Monarch 2017, a NATO led submarine exercise concludes today at in Turkey after two weeks of demanding training and practice in Submarine Escape and Rescue (SMER) procedures on a multi-national environment.

NATO Submarine Escape and Rescue Exercise to Start Sept 8

NATO Submarine Escape and Rescue Exercise to Start Sept 8

Sep 7, 2017
NORTHWOOD, United Kingdom - Dynamic Monarch 2017, NATO sponsored live Submarine Escape and Rescue (SMER) exercises, hosted by Turkey and to take place in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea, off Aksaz  kicks off 08 September and runs through Sept. 22, 2017.

Standing NATO MCM Group 1 concludes participation in OPEN SPIRIT 2017

Standing NATO MCM Group 1 concludes participation in OPEN SPIRIT 2017

Sep 1, 2017
BALTIC SEA – The ships of Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group One (SNMCMG1) concluded OPEN SPIRIT 2017, a multinational Partnership for Peace naval mine clearance and ordnance disposal operation. This year OPEN SPIRIT 2017 was led by the Latvian Naval Force and took place inside Latvian territorial waters, in the Irbe Straight area. 

SNMG2 Trains in Bulgarian Exercise Breeze

SNMG2 Trains in Bulgarian Exercise Breeze

Jul 20, 2017
BLACK SEA - Standing NATO Maritime Group Two (SNMG2) is participating in Exercise Breeze 2017 in the Black Sea this week. Breeze is an annual Bulgarian Naval exercise with international participation that it is conducted in Bulgarian territorial waters and the high seas.

NATO Submarine Warfare Exercise Begins in Iceland

NATO Submarine Warfare Exercise Begins in Iceland

Jun 26, 2017
REYKJAVIK, Iceland (June 26, 2017) - NATO Exercise Dynamic Mongoose 2017 begins today off the coast of Iceland. This NATO Submarine Surveillance exercise, includes anti-submarine and anti-surface training. 10 Allied nations are participating with ships, submarines, aircraft and personnel.

SNMG1 concludes exercise BALTOPS 2017

SNMG1 concludes exercise BALTOPS 2017

Jun 16, 2017
KIEL, Germany – Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG1) entered the port of Kiel Friday morning, marking the conclusion of exercise Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 2017.

Mine Countermeasures Critical to Security

Mine Countermeasures Critical to Security

Jun 12, 2017
BALTIC SEA – Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group One (SNMCMG1) continues to excell in exercise BALTOPS. In a nod to the significant role mine countermeasures has in the exercise, Vice Admiral Christopher Grady, commander of Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO, visited SNMCMG1 flagship ENS Wambola and group vessel FGS Elbe on June 10 for tours of the ships and to meet with crewmembers.

 

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