NATO Allies Join US Navy in Cutlass Fury Photo Exercise

September 17, 2019 – Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG1) ships participated in a photo exercise alongside the Royal Canadian Navy and other Allied navies Sept. 11 during exercise Cutlass Fury 2019. SNMG1 participants included the flagship U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Gridley (DDG 101), the Royal Norwegian Navy frigate HNoMS Thor Heyerdahl (F-314), the Belgian Navy frigate Leopold I…

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NRP D Francisco de Almeida Departs for FOST

May 6, 2019 (Google Translation) – The frigate D. Francisco de Almeida left this morning from Lisbon Naval Base for England, where he will participate in Operational Sea Training (OST), from May 9 to June 13, 2019. FOST traditionally stands as an important milestone in the process of preparing the Portuguese naval units to prepare ships to operate in high-level…

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Portuguese Navy Undertaking Exercise INSTREX 2018

Google Translate In the 2018 edition of the INSTREX exercise, various naval assets will be involved, including the Royal-frigate, which will be the FNP’s flagship, the frigate D. Francisco de Almeida and the Arpão submarine together with a Marine Force ( Landing Force), two Divers Detachments and a Detachment of Special Actions, involving about 660 Portuguese Navy soldiers. Also the…

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