Finnish Navy Conducts PASSEX with SNMCMG1

May 12 2020 – NATO’s Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG1) continued its Baltic Sea deployment and visited Helsinki, Finland between 8 and 11 May 2020. Following the port visit they conducted exercises with Finnish naval units in order to showcase the interoperability and cooperation between as partners. Due to the challenges caused by COVID-19 and measures taken by both…

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SNMCMG1 Conducts “Historical Ordnance Disposal” off Normandy

April 8, 2020 (Google Translation) – From March 23 to April 05, 2020, the Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group 1 (SNMCMG 1), one of the two NATO mine warfare forces, conducted an operation to process historic munitions along the Normandy coast. Called ” Historical Ordnance Disposal 20″, this operation took place in the Channel and more particularly in the Bay…

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SNMCMG1 Coming to Kiel This Coming Weekend

March 10, 2020 (Google Translation) – On Friday, March 13th at 8 a.m., the Standing NATO Mine Defense Association SNMCMG1 (Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group 1) will arrive at the naval base in Kiel. The ships will remain in the port of Wik until Monday, March 16. In addition to the lead ship, the association consists of a Belgian, a…

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