FGS Bonn Deploying for Operation Irini

On Wednesday, September 1st, 2021 at 2 p.m., the task force supplier (EGV) “Bonn” and its crew “cast off”. The EGV leaves its home port Wilhelmshaven to make its way off the coast of Libya. There he will join the Operation European Union Naval Forces Mediterranean (EUNAFVOR MED) “Irini” in the Mediterranean. “The crew did an incredible and great job…

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Vitse-Admiral Kulakov Enters Mediterranean

August 18, 2021 – The large anti-submarine ship (BOD) of the Northern Fleet “Vice-Admiral Kulakov”, performing the tasks of a long-range cruise, entered the Mediterranean Sea. He passed the Strait of Gibraltar tonight. The ship is heading east. In the near future, the North Sea residents will make a stop at the anchorage point in the Alboran Sea to replenish…

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RFS Moskva and Admiral Essen Enter the Mediterranean

June 18, 2021 (Google Translation) – Currently, the flagship of the Black Sea Fleet (Black Sea Fleet), the guards missile cruiser Moskva and the frigate Admiral Essen, are crossing the Bosporus and Dardanelles. A detachment of ships makes a planned transition from Sevastopol to the Mediterranean Sea, where, in accordance with the previously approved plan, they will work out a…

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QUAD rescue exercise in the eastern Mediterranean

April 12, 2020 (Google Translation) – “Castaway to the optics!” “. Despite a persistent mist, the watchmen of the Frigate multi-missions (FREMM) Auvergne , spotted a silhouette floating with difficulty above the waves. This identification was notably possible thanks to the coordination between French and Cypriot partners, given that the FREMM was alerted by the Joint Rescue Coordination Center (JRCC)…

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USN, IDF Conduct Combined Maritime Security Patrols in the Mediterranean

March 15, 2021 – USS Monterey (CG-61) joined forces with the Israeli Sa’ar 4.5 ships in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea to conduct joint maritime security patrols March 15, 2021. The joint patrols enhanced interoperability between the maritime nations through communication and command and control scenarios between the two nations. “This is such a great opportunity because we always learn from…

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NATO maritime patrol underway in the Western Mediterranean

February 8, 2021 – Spanish offshore patrol vessel Meteoro, supported by maritime patrol aircrafts from Portugal and Spain, has deployed to the Western Mediterranean as part of NATO’s maritime security operation, Operation Sea Guardian (OSG). NATO Operation Sea Guardian is a year-round, proactive and forward-looking 360 commitment of up-keeping deterrence on terrorism and illegal activities. This operation is also a…

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Albion Returns from Mediterranean

December 4, 2020 – UK flagship HMS Albion today returned from her three-month experimental autumn deployment to the Mediterranean. The assault ship sailed back home to Devonport having led Littoral Response Group (Experimentation) (LRG(X)) on a series of exercises which will help shape the Royal Navy and Royal Marines of tomorrow. Working together with HMS Dragon and RFA Lyme Bay,…

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GABIAN 20.3 – The Toulon surface fleet in operational training

September 21, 2020 (Google Translation) – From September 14 to 18, 2020, nearly 1,200 sailors participated in the Gabian 20.3 operational training conducted by the naval action force (ALFAN) off the Var coast, It is in the Mediterranean exercise area (ZONEX), that a dozen surface vessels, as well as aircraft from the naval aeronautics and the Air Force were jointly…

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HMS Albion Leads Small Mediterranean Deployment

September 14, 2020 – More than 1,000 sailors and Royal Marines have sailed on a three-month mission to the Mediterranean to forge the commando forces of tomorrow. UK flagship HMS Albion has left the UK, heading a force which will visit numerous partner nations across the Mediterranean and Black Sea as the UK’s Armed Forces nurtures new friendships and cements…

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MARAD Issues Warning for Eastern Mediterranean

Issues August 21, 2020 Description 1. Issues: Recent disputes among countries over maritime boundaries and offshore resources have increased regional tensions in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea. Also, NATO’s Operation Sea Guardian has resumed focused NATO patrols in the Eastern Mediterranean with naval forces of multiple nations operating near each other. These developments could pose an indirect risk to commercial vessels…

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