Three French Ships Take Part in BALTOPS

June 8, 2021 (Google Translation) – On Wednesday May 26, the High Seas Patroller (PHM) Commandant Blaison sailed from Brest for a month-long deployment in the Baltic Sea to take part in the NATO exercise BALTOPS with the Building based demining divers (BBPD) Vulcain and the Tripartite Mine Hunter (CMT) Andromeda. After having been the sentinel of the Bay of…

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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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