2018

NATO Groups exercise in the Black Sea

NATO Groups exercise in the Black Sea

Jul 17, 2018

BLACK SEA (July 17, 2018) – Two NATO Groups are participating in Breeze 2018, a Bulgarian-led annual naval exercise, taking place off coast of Bulgaria in the Black Sea to enhance the interoperability of the participating units and strengthen cooperation.


SNMG1 Conducts Change of Command Ceremony

SNMG1 Conducts Change of Command Ceremony

Jul 10, 2018

FREDERIKSHAVN, Denmark (July 10, 2018) Commodore Carsten Fjord-Larsen of the Royal Danish Navy assumed command of Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG1) from Commodore Søren Thinggaard Larsen also of the Royal Danish Navy today in a ceremony held in Frederikshavn, Denmark. SNMG1 has been under Danish command since January 2018.


Germany leads NATO Mine Countermeasures Group in the Mediterranean Sea

Germany leads NATO Mine Countermeasures Group in the Mediterranean Sea

Jul 10, 2018
SOUDA BAY (Greece) - On Friday July the 6th, Commander Frank Maginsky of the German Navy took the command of SNMCMG2 from Commander Justin Hains from the Royal Navy in a ceremony held at the port of Souda Bay, Greece.

NATO’s advanced Anti-Submarine Warfare Exercise Dynamic Mongoose concludes

NATO’s advanced Anti-Submarine Warfare Exercise Dynamic Mongoose concludes

Jul 6, 2018

Norway (July 06, 2018) – NATO’s Submarine Warfare Exercise DYNAMIC MONGOOSE 2018 concluded on July 06. Ships, submarines, aircraft and personnel from 8 Allied nations converged on the North Atlantic Ocean for Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) and Anti-Surface warfare training. Host nation Norway provided support from the Harstad and Narvik Harbors as well as Andoya Air Base.


UK Command of SNMG2 comes to an end after 12 months in charge

UK Command of SNMG2 comes to an end after 12 months in charge

Jul 2, 2018
LISBON (Portugal) - On Saturday 30th June 2018 after 12 months of British Command, Commodore Mike Utley formally handed over Command of the SNMG2 to his Dutch counterpart Commodore Boudewijn G.F.M. Boots.

NATO Submarine Warfare Exercise Begins in Norway

NATO Submarine Warfare Exercise Begins in Norway

Jun 26, 2018
HARSTAD, Norway (June 26, 2018) - Dynamic Mongoose 2018, NATO's Anti-Submarine Warfare exercise begun off the coast of Norway, gathering ships, submarines and aircraft from 8 Allied nations. Host nation Norway is providing support from the Harstad and Narvik Harbors and the Andoya Air Base.

Portuguese “Wolf” Joins NATO’s Assurance Measures in the Baltics

NATO Ships Support Development of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles

NATO Ships Support Development of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles

Jun 11, 2018
MEDITERRANEAN SEA (June 11, 2018) A team of scientists and engineers from the NATO's Centre for Maritime Research and Experimentation (CMRE) spent several weeks aboard SNMCMG2 flagship HMS Enterprise conducting experiments with Autonomous Underwater Vehicles (AUVs) during the Spanish and Italian Mine Countermeasures Exercises (MINEX).

MCM Denmark Brings Drone Tech to BALTOPS

MCM Denmark Brings Drone Tech to BALTOPS

Jun 5, 2018
BALTIC SEA (June 2, 2018) MCM Denmark has been operating with SNMCMG1 over the last several weeks, employing the Danish modular mine hunting system to keep sailors out of the minefield while hunting for naval mines.

NATO Ships Visit Klaipeda

NATO Ships Visit Klaipeda

May 30, 2018
KLAIPEDA, Lithuania (May 31, 2018) SNMCMG1 will arrive in Klaipeda, Lithuania on May 31st 2018 after participation in exercise Open Spirit, an annual mine clearance operation in the Baltic Sea.

Modern NATO War Ships Visit Amsterdam

Modern NATO War Ships Visit Amsterdam

May 25, 2018
AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands (May 25, 2018) - SNMG1 units visit Amsterdam in the period 24-27 May during their exercise and training program in the North Atlantic and the Baltic Sea.

Standing NATO MCM Group 1 concludes participation in OPEN SPIRIT 2018

Standing NATO MCM Group 1 concludes participation in OPEN SPIRIT 2018

May 25, 2018
BALTIC SEA (May 25, 2018) – On the 25th May the ships of SNMCMG1 concluded the Estonian led multinational naval mine clearance and ordnance disposal exercise Open Spirit 2018 conducted in the Baltic Sea.

 

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