SNMG1 Trains With Lithuanian Navy

September 2, 2020 – Standing NATO Maritime Group 1 has concluded a complex set of training exercises with several ships from the Lithuanian Navy, running 20-28 August 2020 in the Baltic Sea. The training focused on multiple warfare areas including search and rescue, damage control, vessel in distress, air defense and anti-submarine warfare. Exercises involved surface and air assets from…

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NATO maritime and air forces train in the Baltic Sea

August 13, 2020 – Allied ships and aircraft conducted air-maritime integration training in the Baltic Sea on Thursday (13 August 2020). Enroute to a port visit in Riga, Standing NATO Maritime Group 1 vessels HMCS Toronto and NRP Corte Real conducted air defence training with Spanish F-18 and French Mirage 2000-5 fighter jets participating in NATO’s Baltic Air Policing mission.…

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FGS Rhon Returns from SNMG1

July 1, 2020 (Google Translation) – On Thursday, July 2, 2020 at 4 p.m., the “Rhön” fuel transporter returns to the Wilhelmshaven naval base. It ended at the beginning of March for the SNMG 1 (Standing NATO Maritime Group 1). The NATO association essentially consisted of a Norwegian flagship, a Danish frigate and the tanker “Rhön” of the German Navy.…

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SNMG1 Visiting Kiel June 17th

June 12, 2020 (Google Translation) – The NATO frigate association SNMG 1 (Standing NATO Maritime Group 1) arrives at the naval base in Kiel on Wednesday, June 17, 2020. The Norwegian frigate HNoMS “Otto Sverdrup” leads the association as a flagship. In addition, the Canadian frigate HMCS “Fredericton” and the German fuel transporter “Rhön” currently belong to SNMG 1. After…

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SNMG1 Takes Part in Joint Warrior

April 9, 2020 – Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG1) participated in UK-led exercise Joint Warrior, wrapping up on Thursday. Usually one of the largest maritime exercises in the year, Joint Warrior in the United Kingdom (UK), has been de-scoped due to the worldwide Covid-19 outbreak. The exercise ran for two weeks, wrapping up on 9 April 2020. SNMG1 staff…

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SNMG1 Trains With Charles de Gaulle CSG

March 23, 2020 – French carrier strike group and its flagship, the aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle, trained with the Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG1) for four days last week. Their combined exercises ran between 19-22 March bringing together warships from Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Norway, Portugal, Spain and the United Kingdom on the east coast of Denmark. Naval…

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HMS Sutherland Ready for SNMG1 Deployment

March 18, 2020 – HMS Sutherland has complete her intense winter training in the Arctic and is now heading for high-readiness tasking with NATO.The Devonport-based Type 23 Frigate completed her participation in Norwegian-led Exercise Cold Response, during which the ‘Fighting Clan’ provided defense against submarines to the multinational task group but also conducted air defense and boarding training. After a…

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