SNMG2 Operation in Eastern Mediterranean

The ships of Standing NATO Maritime Group (SNMG) 2 led by flagship U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Forrest Sherman (DDG 98), are conducting their routine deployment in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea. SNMG2 comprises the U.S. Flagship, Spanish Navy ESPS Juan De Borbon, French Navy FS Provence, Hellenic Navy HS Kountouriotis, Italian Navy ITS Vulcano and ITS Federico Martinengo, and Turkish…

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Exercise EUNOMIA 21 Held off Cyprus

Launched in 2020, the quadripartite initiative brings together Cyprus, France, Italy and Greece. Its objective is to strengthen the naval and air presence in the eastern Mediterranean to reaffirm the attachment of these countries to respect for international law, including the law of the sea. Beginning on October 4 in Cyprus, exercise EUNOMIA 21 brought together the French frigate Aconit…

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