Frigate Schleswig-Holstein Deploys on NATO Aegean Patrol

On Monday, August 16, 2021 at 10 o’clock, the motto for the frigate “Schleswig-Holstein” and its crew is “cast off”. She is leaving her home port of Wilhelmshaven to join the Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 (SNMG 2). When it arrives in the Aegean Sea, it will take over from the “Lübeck” frigate, which will then begin its journey home…

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Germany Details Non-Combat NATO Mission the in the Aegean Sea

(Google Translation) – Since February 2016, NATO has been helping to improve the exchange of information between the Greek and Turkish coast guards and the EU border protection agency Frontex European Border and Coast Guard Agency in the Aegean Sea. This is necessary in order to optimize the action taken by the national authorities against smugglers and their networks. For…

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Minister of National Defense Emarks TCG Orucreis at Sea

March 6, 2021 (Google Translation) – Minister of National Defense Hulusi Akar went to Çanakkale to participate in the Blue Homeland 2021 Exercise with the Chief of General Staff Gen. Yaşar Güler, Army Commander General Ümit Dündar, Air Forces Commander Gen. Hasan Küçükakyüz and Naval Forces Commander Admiral Adnan Özbal. Minister Akar and Commanders, who landed on TCG ORUÇREİS off…

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HMS Trent Joins NATO Illegal Immigrant Patrol

September 3, 2020 – HMS Trent has been busy supporting NATO as she continues operations in the Mediterranean. Following her first foreign port visit to Gibraltar, the Offshore Patrol Vessel sailed to join Operation Sea Guardian tasked with deterring, detecting and disrupting illegal activity. For the ship’s company, this involved scanning the horizon for suspicious vessels and reporting anything untoward…

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The “Red Eagle” Joining SNMG2 Illegal Immigrant Patrol Division

August 20, 2020 (Google Translation) – On Tuesday, August 25, 2020 at 10:00 am, the frigate “Brandenburg” will leave its home port in Wilhelmshaven to join the Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 (SNMG 2). When she arrives at the deployment area in the Aegean Sea, she will take over from the task force supplier “Berlin”, which is expected back in…

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