FGS Rhon Returns from SNMG1

July 1, 2020 (Google Translation) – On Thursday, July 2, 2020 at 4 p.m., the “Rhön” fuel transporter returns to the Wilhelmshaven naval base. It ended at the beginning of March for the SNMG 1 (Standing NATO Maritime Group 1). The NATO association essentially consisted of a Norwegian flagship, a Danish frigate and the tanker “Rhön” of the German Navy.…

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BALTOPS 20 Concludes

June 16, 2020 – Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO (STRIKFORNATO) concludes Exercise Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 20, the premiere annual maritime-focused U.S. European Command exercise in the Baltic region, June 16. BALTOPS is an annual maritime exercise, designed to enhance interoperability, flexibility, and demonstrate resolve among allied and partner forces in defending the Baltic region. Twenty-eight air and 28 maritime…

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Russian fleet monitors NATO exercises launched in Baltic Sea

June 8, 2020 – Radio SputnikThe Baltic Fleet of the Russian Federation is closely monitoring the exercises of NATO countries Baltops-2020, the Russian National Defense Management Center said on Monday. “The forces and means of the Baltic Fleet watched the exercises the US Navy and European countries Baltops-2020 held from 7 to 19 June in the waters of the southern…

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H(SW)MS Gotland Upgraded with TDNS

June 5, 2020 – OSI Maritime Systems (OSI) is pleased to announce the inclusion of Tactical Dived Navigation System (TDNS) as part the first-in-class submarine “Gotland” upgrade for the Royal Swedish Navy. Led by SAAB Kockums, the A19 submarine upgrade was a comprehensive modernization program. Included in the upgrade, TDNS with ECPINS Submarine 6.2 (ECPINS) was chosen for its world…

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SNMG2 PASSEX

June 5, 2020 (Google Translation) – On Wednesday 03 June 2020, a Passing Exercise between frigates HS Adrias and ITS Virginio Fasan (SNMG-2 Unit) was conducted at the sea area northwest of Crete. The exercise enhanced the operational capability and readiness of the participating units and promoted the cooperation within the NATO framework. Greek Navy photos

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