Frankfurt am Main to be Fitted With Small Hospital

September 25, 2019 (Google Translation) – GERMAN NAVAL YARDS KIEL (GNYK) has started the construction of the first integrated naval rescue center (iMERZ) for the German Navy. On 25 September 2019, the firing start took place at the Kiel shipyard. The rescue center will be used as a permanent deckhouse on the Einsatzgruppen provider “Frankfurt am Main”. The equipment of the two operating theaters, the further treatment rooms as well as the laboratories with the necessary medical devices and facilities is supplied by the project partner ZEPPELIN MOBILE SYSTEME (ZMS)…

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BALTOPS 2018 Daily Update: June 13

Rear Adm. Guy Robinson, OBE, Royal Navy, deputy commander, Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO, traveled to the Gabya-class frigate TCS Gediz (F-495) to meet with her crew. A German P-3 Orion, United States P-8 Poseidon and E-8 Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (JSTARS) conducted a combined anti-submarine exercise with Sdermanland-class submarine HSwMS Sdermanland. Mine countermeasure drills finished today with ships from the Baltic Naval Squadron (BALTRON) and Standing NATO Mine Countermeasure Group (SNMCMG) 1 completing all exercise mine hunting requirements. The Type 702 Berlin-class replenishment ship FGS Frankfurt…

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Bainbridge Works with German Navy during BALTOPS 2018

USS Bainbridge (DDG 96) completed a replenishment-at-sea with the German Berlin-class replenishment ship FGS Frankfurt am Main (A 1412), June 6, during exercise Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 2018. BALTOPS is the premier maritime-focused exercise in the Baltic Region and takes place from June 1-15. The exercise enhances flexibility and interoperability among allied and partner nations to strengthen combined response capabilities, as well as demonstrate international resolve to ensure stability in the Baltic Sea region. “This morning’s replenishment-at-sea with Frankfurt am Main was a tremendous opportunity for our team to integrate with…

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Frankfurt Am Main Deploys to SNMG2

On the morning of October 19, the group of service providers “Frankfurt am Main” left Wilhelmshaven to replace the frigate “Lübeck” with the Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 (SNMG2) in the Aegean Sea. “The crew is highly motivated and well trained for our future tasks within the NATO Confederation in the Aegean Sea and we look forward to the coming months with anticipation. After a long time of “seafaring” and the shipyard, we are happy to finally be able to do what we are there for: to sail to the sea,” says Fregattenkapitän Carsten Kauke,…

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