FS Orion’s Activities in the Indian Ocean Area

From February 22 to 26, the Tripartite Minesweeper (CMT) Orion patrolled the Red Sea before calling at Port Berenice in Egypt. It conducted mine warfare cooperation actions with the Egyptian Navy, then resumed its patrol towards the Bab-el-Mandeb Strait to reach Djibouti. Following her stopover in Djibouti, CMT Orion carried out minehunting operations off the coast of Djibouti, then participated…

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FS Orion Deploys to SNMCMG2

March 26, 2021 (Google Translation) – Since March 22, the Orion Tripartite Mine Hunter (CMT) has been part of the Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group 2 (SNMCMG2) . SNMCMG2 is a NATO mine warfare group currently commanded by Turkish captain Yusuf Karagulle. It is made up of units from different nations belonging to NATO and deployed over varying durations (generally…

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