SNMG 1 Launches Through First Half of BALTOPS 2019 with Hellfire

June 19, 2019 – Naval forces from Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG1), commanded by Rear Adm. Edward Cashman, charged towards completing the first half of Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 2019 with precision and accuracy during a Hellfire missile exercise off the coast of Lithuania June 14. BALTOPS 2019 is the premier annual maritime-focused exercise in the Baltic Region and one of the largest exercises in northern Europe, practicing the integration of allied and partner naval forces. “I have done BALTOPS many times before,” said Danish Cmdr. Michael Madsen, SNMG1 Staff…

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SNMG1 Ships Visit Stockholm

May 30, 2019 – Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG1) ships departed Stockholm, Sweden, May 27, following a port visit during a routine patrol in the Baltic Sea. Visits by the commander of SNMG 1, Rear Adm. Edward Cashman, U.S. Navy, and the SNMG 1 commanding officers to the Royal Palace were conducted, as well as shipboard events with the Swedish Royal Navy and the Swedish Defense University. While at the Royal Palace, Rear Adm. Edward Cashman, commander of SNMG1, inspected the Swedish Royal Guard and met with local military…

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Almirante Juan de Borbon Deploys for SNMG1

March 22, 2019 (Google Translation) – Today Friday, March 22, the Spanish frigate “Admiral Juan de Borbón” (F-102) has gone to sea to join the Nato Permanent Naval Grouping no. 1 (SNMG-1). The frigate will be deployed for the next three months by the North Sea, the Baltic and the North Atlantic, to return to its home port in Ferrol at the end of June. The ship sailed at noon from Pier 3 of the Arsenal Militar de Ferrol, after a farewell ceremony that was presided over by the Commander…

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