BALTOPS 20 Concludes

June 16, 2020 – Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO (STRIKFORNATO) concludes Exercise Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 20, the premiere annual maritime-focused U.S. European Command exercise in the Baltic region, June 16. BALTOPS is an annual maritime exercise, designed to enhance interoperability, flexibility, and demonstrate resolve among allied and partner forces in defending the Baltic region. Twenty-eight air and 28 maritime…

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FS Tonnerre Deploying in Support of Civil Health Authorities

March 21, 2020 (Google Translation) – The amphibious helicopter carrier (PHA) Tonnerre of the French Navy stands ready to leave its port-base of Toulon for Ajaccio, in order to evacuate patients affected by Covid-19 to hospitals in the Provence-Alpes region- French Riviera (PACA). PHA Tonnerre and its 200 sailors are preparing to intervene in the framework of the coronavirus crisis…

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ASW Exercise Dynamic Manta Underway off Italy

February 24, 2020 – NATO exercise Dynamic Manta (DYMA20) began today Feb. 24, off the coast of Sicily. Ships, submarines, aircraft and personnel from 9 Allied nations are converging in the Central Mediterranean Sea for advance anti-submarine warfare (ASW) and anti-surface warfare (ASuW) training. Exercise Dynamic Manta is to provide all participants with complex and challenging warfare training, to enhance…

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