“Wet Flank Baltic Sea”

September 3, 2019 (Google Translation) – From 3 September to 18 September German units will participate in the Northern Coasts exercise in the Baltic Sea. Already for the 13th time the fictional exercise “Northern Coasts 2019” takes place. It is about the defense of an island and the protection of the sea routes in the western Baltic Sea. Around 3,000 soldiers from 18 nations take part. Rear Admiral Stephan Haisch and his staff lead the entire exercise from the naval operations center in Glücksburg. He is the Commander Task Force.…

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Over 40 ships begin exercise Northern Coasts in the Baltic Sea

September 3, 2019 – Around 3,000 troops and more than 40 vessels from 18 nations are taking part in the annual Northern Coasts naval exercise that starts on 3 September in Copenhagen. Northern Coasts will take place near the Danish straits connecting the Baltic Sea to the North Sea, as well as between Kiel and Bornholm. It will run until 19 September. “The Baltic Sea is of vital importance for the Alliance and is bordered by six NATO countries”, said NATO spokesperson Oana Lungescu. “Northern Coasts is now in its…

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