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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FGS Rhön Suffers Boat Launch Accident

June 18, 2019 (Google Translation) – The incident occurred when the dinghy was suspended. The four people on board were sometimes injured. You are under medical treatment, but do not hover in mortal danger. One of the injured has already been released from the hospital, two are or have already undergone surgery. Another is in the intensive care unit. The cause of the accident is so far unclear. The investigation is ongoing. The prosecution determined.

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