BALTOPS 22 Concludes in Kiel

Sixteen NATO Allied and partner nations concluded the 51st iteration of Baltic Operations 2022 (BALTOPS22) in Kiel, Germany, June 17, 2022. While in port, participants will reflect on achievements and relationships formed during the 13- day exercise which featured 47 ships, 89 aircraft, and 7,000 personnel in the Baltic Sea. “BALTOPS, with the high degree of complexity, tested our collective…

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USS Gravely (DDG 107) Arrives in Gdynia, Poland

The Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Gravely (DDG 107) arrived in Gdynia, Poland, June 5, 2022, for a scheduled port visit to enhance the United States-Polish partnership and facilitate a robust, united, and fruitful NATO alliance. The ship’s presence in the Baltic Sea demonstrates the U.S. Navy’s steadfast commitment to the collective defense of the region and reinforces the strong bond…

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BALTOPS 22 to Kick Off in June

Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 22, the 51st iteration of the premier maritime-focused exercise in the Baltic Region, takes place from June 5-17. Fourteen NATO Allies, two NATO partner nations, over 45 ships, more than 75 aircraft, and approximately 7,000 personnel will participate in BALTOPS 22. BALTOPS 22 provides a unique training opportunity that strengthens combined response capability critical to preserving the…

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BALTOPS 22 Kicks Off in the Baltic Sea

Fourteen NATO allies, two NATO partner nations, over 45 ships, more than 75 aircraft, and approximately 7,000 personnel kick off Baltic Operations (BALTOPS 22) from Stockholm today. This premier maritime-focused annual exercise in the Baltic Region takes place June 5-17 and provides a unique training opportunity to strengthen combined response capabilities critical to preserving freedom of navigation and security in…

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