NATO Operation Sea Guardian Resumes Mediterranean Patrols

NATO task group led by Commander Juan Jose Izquierdo (ESP N) on board flagship frigate ESPS Reina Sofia departed from Rota Naval Base to patrol the Western Mediterranean Sea as part of NATO’s Operation Sea Guardian (OSG). A submarine from Italy, air units from Canada, Portugal, Spain and other NATO naval units while transiting in the region will support the…

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NATO Resumes Operation Sea Guardian in the Mediterranean

NATO task group led by Commander Juan Jose Izquierdo (ESP N) on board flagship frigate ESPS Reina Sofia departed from Rota Naval Base June 20th to patrol the Western Mediterranean Sea as part of NATO’s Operation Sea Guardian (OSG). A submarine from Italy, air units from Canada, Portugal, Spain and other NATO naval units while transiting in the region will…

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Royal Navy Ship Makes Port Call in Montreal

As part of the UK’s commitment to the Arctic region, HMS Protector arrived in Montreal, Canada June 9th for the ship’s first ever visit to the Province of Quebec. This was her second time in Canada, visiting Halifax in 2012 according to Halifax Shipping News. The ship is hosting researchers and academics from both the UK and Canada to collaborate…

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China Threatens Surveillance of Canada & Australia

With the participation of Australia and Canada, the US-led Five Eyes alliance has conducted a new trick to provoke China and test the resolve of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) by carrying out aerial close-in reconnaissance near China, analysts said on Tuesday, with data showing dozens of such flights were conducted in the East China Sea and the South China…

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China Deals with Provoking Canadian Warplanes

Chinese military dealt with Canadian military aircraft’s recent close-in reconnaissance and provocation on China with professional but powerful measures, and demanded Canada to desist from further provocations, or Canada shall bear all serious consequences, the Chinese defense and foreign ministries said on Monday. Recently, using the excuse of carrying out UN Security Council Resolutions, Canadian military aircraft ramped up its close-in…

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NATO ASW Exercise Dynamic Mongoose in the North Atlantic

NATO’s advanced anti-submarine warfare exercise, Dynamic Mongoose will begin 13 June 2022. The exercise will see the participation of Sailors and Airmen from nine NATO nations: Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, United Kingdom and the United States including 3 submarines, 11 surface ships and 16 Maritime Patrol Aircraft. Dynamic Mongoose is an exercise held in the Norwegian Sea…

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NATO’s Operation Sea Guardian in the Mediterranean

NATO’s maritime task group concluded its third round of focused patrols in the Western Mediterranean Sea as part of NATO’s Operation Sea Guardian (OSG) on May 12. Led by NATO Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM) in Northwood, OSG is a fusion of information designed to create a comprehensive picture of daily activities in the Mediterranean. OSG units comprised flagship Italian Navy…

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Exercise Obangame Express 2022 Set to Begin

Obangame Express (OE22), the largest multinational maritime exercise in Western Africa, will kick off its 11th year with 32 participating nations at an opening ceremony in Dakar, Senegal, Mar. 11, 2022. Sponsored by U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM), OE22 is designed to improve regional cooperation, maritime domain awareness (MDA), information-sharing practices, and tactical interdiction expertise to enhance the collective capabilities of…

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Arctic Council March 3rd Statement on Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine

“Canada, the Kingdom of Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, and the United States condemn Russia’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine and note the grave impediments to international cooperation, including in the Arctic, that Russia’s actions have caused. “We remain convinced of the enduring value of the Arctic Council for circumpolar cooperation and reiterate our support for this institution and its work.…

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NATO Begins ASW Exercise Dynamic Manta

NATO’s annual anti-submarine warfare exercise, Dynamic Manta, kicked off on Monday (21 February 2022) off the coast of Sicily. Ships, submarines, as well as aircraft and personnel from nine Allied nations converged in the central Mediterranean Sea for anti-submarine warfare and surface warfare training. Canada, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Spain, Turkey, United Kingdom and the United States are participating in…

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