Bad Bevensen Relieving Homburg in SNMCMG1

On Thursday, October 21, 2021 at 10 a.m., the mine-hunting boat “Bad Bevensen” left Kiel. For the coming months, the boat will belong to the Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group 1 (Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group 1) and will replace the “Homburg”. Under the command of Corvette Captain Christopher Fenske (37), the 42-man crew will leave for Cuxhaven to join…

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Two German Ships Join SNMCMG1

(Google Translation) – On Monday, July 12th, 2021 at 10 a.m., the tender “Elbe” and the mine-hunting boat “Homburg” will leave their home port in Kiel together to join the NATO Standing Mine Countermeasures Association, SNMCMG 1 (Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group 1). The tender “Elbe” is used as a lead ship for the US-led staff of the international naval…

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Germany Modernizing Five Minehunters

(Google Translation) – On July 9, 2021, the Federal Office for Equipment, Information Technology and Use of the Bundeswehr (BAAINBw) signed a contract with Atlas Elektronik with an order volume of 44 million euros for the procurement of additional command and weapon systems for minehunting boats. The mine hunting boats DILLINGEN, HOMBURG, SULZBACH-ROSENBERG, FULDA and WEILHEIM of the Frankenthal class…

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