HMS Trent Joins NATO Task Force in the Mediterranean

Royal Navy patrol ship HMS Trent has taken her place alongside NATO vessels in the alliance’s Mediterranean task force. For the first time this year, Trent – which largely operates in the Med and patrols a vast area from the Gulf of Guinea to the Levant – has joined Maritime Group 2, the second of NATO’s two permanent naval forces.…

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Finnish Minesweeper Joins NATO Readiness Force 2022

The Naval Forces will place the Katanpää-class minesweeper in the 2022 Standby Pool for Complementary Operations of NATO’s Rapid Reaction Force. Participation in NATO’s Contingency Force, the NATO Response Force (NRF), develops the performance and international compatibility of Navy vessels and forces, as well as the readiness to deploy units in a maritime crisis management mission. The year of readiness…

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Dynamic Mariner 20: the results

October 19, 2020 (Google Translation) – Objective: The certification of France to command a NATO maritime operation. France, a nation involved in NATO Defense and Security missions, has just completed the “Dynamic Mariner 2020” certification exercise to take command of the maritime component of the NATO Response Force (NRF) in 2021. Certify a joint but also international embarked staff, and…

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