Commander SNMG1


Commodore Petter Kammerhuber was born in 1968 and joined the Royal Norwegian Navy in 1988 where he has attended the Naval Academy from 1989 to 1991 and from 1994 to 1996.

Kammerhuber military education includes various warfare related courses. He attended the PWO-ASW course in Bergen in 1992 and AEGIS Training at ATRC Dahlgren, USA in 2007. Graduated from the Military Staff College in Oslo in 2006.

As a junior officer, he served on board the Oslo-class frigates between 1988 and 1998, including positions as assistant ASW officer and PWO ASW.

Kammerhuber served 2 years as Executive Officer on board Oslo-class frigates from 2001 to 2003, and 3 years as Executive Officer on board the new Fridtjof Nansen class Frigate, HNoMS Otto Sverdrup from 2006 to 2009.

Ashore Commodore Kammerhuber has served as an instructor within the ASW branch at the Norwegian Naval Training Establishment from 1998 to 2001, and was responsible for the PWO ASW course.

Service at sea includes four NATO deployments, including participation in Operation Active Endeavour in the Mediterranean and Operation Ocean Shield in the Gulf of Aden and the Indian Ocean. 

Kammerhuber was appointed Commanding officer of HNoMs Roald Amundsen in August 2011.

HNoMS Roald Amundsen was the first Norwegian frigate to successfully pass through FOST (Flag Officer Sea Training). In August 2012 Commodore Kammerhuber was appointed Commander of the first Frigate division.

In 2013, as Commanding Officer of HNoMS Fridtjof Nansen, he served as flagships-captain in SNMG1 and participated in NATO Counter Piracy Operation Ocean Shield.

Kammerhuber was appointed Commander of the Norwegian Frigate Service in Jun 2014. From August 2016, he has been the Commander of the Norwegian Maritime Warfare Centre.

He has also acted as officer in Tactical Command (OTC) during several major national exercises.

Kammerhuber lives in Bergen, Norway, with his wife Karina and their two sons. He enjoys various sports such as running, biking, cross country ski-ing and Tae-KwonDo.



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