NATO Ships Patrol Baltic Sea

Standing NATO Maritime Group 1 (SNMG1) is currently on a scheduled deployment to the Baltic Sea since 14 January. SNMG1, consisting of the Netherlands flagship HNLMS Rotterdam (L800) and the Danish frigate HDMS Peter Wilemoes, is operating in the Baltic Sea to enhance maritime situational awareness and to further improve interoperability with allies as part of a planned deployment to…

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Amphibious Operations in Dynamic Mariner

October 8, 2020 (Google Translation) – Bringing forces from the sea to the land: this is the challenge of amphibious operations. From the discreet insertion of commandos to the landing of a multinational force, these maneuvers are among the most complex to achieve. The amphibian is indeed one of the rare operational areas simultaneously implementing air-sea and land resources. During…

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Baltic Breeze helps the navy to remain operational

June 5, 2020 (Google Translation) – After a corona break of many weeks, four Dutch navy ships left the port of Den Helder at the end of last month. And this for a large-scale exercise with the Belgians in the North Sea and Denmark. The amphibious transport ships HNLMS Rotterdam and HNLMS Johan de Witt, the frigates HNLMS Van Speijk…

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