Standing NATO Maritime Group One Changes Command

December 9, 2019 – Royal Norwegian Navy Commodore Yngve Skoglund assumed command of Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG1) from U.S. Navy Rear Adm. Edward Cashman during a ceremony in Bergen, Norway, Monday Dec. 9. RDML Cashman assumed command of SNMG1 in January 2019, with the guided-missile destroyer USS Gravely (DDG 107) serving as flagship for the first half of…

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Mission accomplished for FS Provence

Google Translation On March 15, the multi-mission frigate (FREMM) Provence crossed the passes of the port of Brest after two months of mission in the Far North. Since her departure last January, she has traveled more than 10,000 kilometers in the English Channel, North Atlantic, Baltic Sea and Norway. It has thus developed its interoperability with the navies and allied…

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FS Provence in Exercise Dynamic Guard

Google Translation On 12 February, the “Provence” multi-mission frigate (FREMM) and 13 other NATO frigates sailed from Bergen to intercept a submarine cruising in the North Sea, seeking to infiltrate the Norwegian fjords. It is the objective of exercise TG18.1 which allows to train, as every year, the future commanders of submarines Norwegian, Dutch or British. TG 18.1 is a…

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