Several Ships From the French Navy Visiting Sweden

At the beginning of May, the French navy’s schooner Belle Poule was on a port visit in Malmö. In the coming weeks, several other French vessels will dock in Sweden. These ships have recently participated in various planned NATO exercises in the Baltic Sea. In connection with the Swedish Navy’s 500th anniversary, which will take place in early June, several of these…

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NATO Maritime Groups Train with Finland and Sweden

Ships from Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group 1 (SNMCMG1) and Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG1) are currently in the Baltic Sea to exercise and conduct port visits in Finland and Sweden. From 25 to 27 April, SNMCMG1 stopped in Turku, Finland, and practiced mine countermeasures with their Finnish counterparts. Led by Estonian Navy Commander Ott Laanemets, SNMCMG1 comprises flagship…

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