German P-3 Deploys to Dynamic Manta ASW Exercise

Submarines are masters of camouflage. They operate covertly in a sea area and pose a threat to ships and boats. The key to success in spotting and fighting submarines is often in the air. Naval Air Base Nordholz: In the early hours of the morning, extensive preparations begin for the launch of a P-3C Orion maritime reconnaissance aircraft to Sigonella.…

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Auvergne Takes Part in NATO Exercise DYNAMIC MANTA 2022

On February 19, 2022, the Multi-Mission Frigate (FREMM) Auvergne sailed from Toulon towards Sicily, as part of the DYNAMIC MANTA 2022 exercise. Organized by NATO from February 21 to March 4, DYNAMIC MANTA 2022 is a high-level anti-submarine warfare exercise that brings together units from nine allied nations (France, Canada, Greece, Italy, Spain, Turkey, United United States, Germany, United Kingdom)…

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NATO ASW Exercise Dynamic Manta Underway

February 22, 2021 – NATO exercise Dynamic Manta (DYMA21) began on Monday, 22 February 2021 off the Sicilian coast. Ships, submarines, as well as aircraft and personnel from eight Allied nations are converging in the Central Mediterranean Sea for anti-submarine warfare (ASW) and anti-surface warfare training. “The strength of NATO military forces is found in our command, control and communication…

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