Dubrovnik Returns From Operation Sea Guardian

September 19, 2019 (Google Translation) – The formal homecoming ceremony for the 2nd HRVCON was held on 20 September 2019, within the ceremony marking the 28th anniversary of the establishment of the Croatian Navy in the port of Gruž in Dubrovnik. The crew and the Missile Boat RTOP 42 “Dubrovnik” were deployed to the Operation Sea Guardian on 30 August 2019, as Croatian contribution to the allied efforts to provide security at sea and build maritime situational awareness and develop maritime security. The Missile Boat Dubrovnik was assigned an area…

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HMS Duncan patrols Mediterranean to prevent illegal activity

June 20, 2019 – HMS Duncan is conducting NATO security patrols with Spanish and French ships in the Mediterranean. The Type 45 destroyer left Cartagena this week to take part in Operation Sea Guardian – aimed at combating illegal activities and identifying and mitigating security threats, including terrorism-related, in the region. Portsmouth-based HMS Duncan is working alongside NATO maritime patrol aircraft to monitor shipping, using her state-of-the-art sensors to scan a wide area. During the operation, her boarding team has conducted friendly visits to private and commercial vessels sailing a…

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Croatian and UK ships join NATO’s Operation Sea Guardian

September 7, 2018 – The Croatian Navy and the Royal Navy joined NATO’s maritime operation in the Mediterranean Sea on Friday (7 September 2018). Over the next two weeks, the Croatian Navy vessel HRMV Vukovar, a Helsinki-class missile boat, and the Royal Navy vessel HMS Echo, an Echo-class survey vessel, will join the Italian Navy frigate ITS Espero and other associated vessels and aircraft in patrolling the central Mediterranean. Sea Guardian is a maritime security operation through which NATO maintains situational awareness in the Mediterranean. The operation helps deter and…

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ITS Espero Joins Operation Sea Guardian

Google translation The Expero frigate of the Navy started on 23 April from the Naval Base in Taranto, to participate in NATO’s Sea Guardian Operation . In the next days the ship will reach the port of Aksaz, in Turkey, to rejoin the NATO naval group. Nave Espero after a phase of integration and training with the other allied ships, will leave the Turkish port Monday, April 28, to begin the patrolling operations in the eastern Mediterranean, which will end next May 13.

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Spain leads Operation NATO “SEA GUARDIAN” against terrorism in the waters of the Mediterranean Sea

Google Translation Spain will lead the NATO Operation “SEA GUARDIAN” against terrorism in the waters of the Mediterranean Sea. Specifically, it is expected that a group of escorts from NATO countries, under Spanish control, will deploy next month in Mediterranean waters. This group, commanded by frigate captain Francisco Javier Vázquez Sanz, Commander of the frigate “Navarra” (F-85), will be formed by the Spanish frigate along with an unknown Italian frigate and the Belgian “Louise-Marie”. Cartagena will be the meeting point of these units. The Operation “SEA GUARDIAN” under the command…

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Destroyer Andrea Doria Completed Operation Sea Guardian

Google Translation With the entry into port in Aksaz, Turkey, on Monday 11 December, the commitment of the destroyer Andrea Doria has terminated, acting as Flagship of Task Group 440.03 of the NATO Operation Sea Guardian. In the almost two weeks of activity, ship Doria and the commanded naval group, composed of the Turkish frigate TCG Gediz and supported by two submarines, the Greek HS Pontos and the Turkish TCG Gur, patrolled the central Mediterranean in the framework of the protection of the interests of the Alliance against maritime security…

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