FS Bretagne Takes Part in NATO Exercise FLOTEX SILVER

From 22 to 29 November 2021, the Multi-mission Frigate (FREMM) Bretagne took part in the FLOTEX SILVER 21 exercise off the Norwegian coast. Organized by Norway off Tromsø, FLOTEX SILVER is a major allied exercise involving the participation of the Standing Maritime Group of the Atlantic Alliance (SNMG1). It aims to strengthen interoperability between allied air and sea units operating…

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Sixth Fleet Destroyers Join NATO Exercises

The Arleigh Burke class guided-missile destroyers USS Arleigh Burke (DDG 51) and USS Porter (DDG 78) participated in multilateral exercises with Standing NATO Maritime Group (SNMG) 1 and 2, respectively, Oct. 27-29. In the Baltic Sea, Arleigh Burke joined SNMG 1 to conduct presence operations and demonstrate NATO interoperability in the Baltic region, Oct. 29. SNMG 1 consists of Canadian…

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NATO’s SNMG1 Visits Helsinki October 30th

NATO’s Permanent Ship Division will arrive in Helsinki for a port visit next weekend and train with the Coastal Fleet when it leaves. NATO’s Maritime Rapid Reaction Force Standing NATO Maritime Group 1, SNMG1, will visit Helsinki from Saturday to Monday, 30 October. – 2.11.2021. The vessel department will berth at Hernesaari wharf for the duration of its visit. The…

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FS Normandie Trains With NATO

On Wednesday September 29, 2021, the Normandy multi-mission frigate (FREMM) completed its participation in the British exercise “Joint Warrior” coupled this year with the NATO exercise “Dynamic Mariner”. At the same time, the crew was doing their Operational Refresher course (RANO), testifying to their versatility and adaptability. This major exercise, organized twice a year by the United Kingdom, brought together…

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RN Carrier Strike Group to Visit 40 Nations

April 26, 2021 – The UK’s Carrier Strike Group will visit more than one fifth of the world’s nations when it sails next month. Led by HMS Queen Elizabeth, the task group will visit 40 nations including India, Japan, Republic of Korea and Singapore in a deployment covering 26,000 nautical miles. The group will also join up and take part…

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Latouche-Tréville Trains with SNMG1

February 25, 2020 (Google Translation) – On February 19, 2021, the anti-submarine frigate (FASM) Latouche-Tréville concluded its integration into the Standing NATO Maritime Group (SNMG-1), one of NATO’s permanent multinational naval forces in the North Sea. The Latouche-Tréville thus represented France during exercises in the Norwegian fjords alongside Norwegian, Dutch and German submarines and Canadian, German, Norwegian and Danish ships.…

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SNMG1 Participates in Norwegian Exercise TG 21-1

November 19, 2021 – From February 8-19, 2021, Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG1), took part in Task Group 21-1 (TG 21-1), an annual maritime exercise conducted by the Royal Norwegian Navy in the waters and fjords off the coast of Bergen, Norway. TG 21-1 supported the training and qualification of NATO future submarine commanders while enhancing the surface and…

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Canada assumes command of Standing NATO Maritime Group One

January 18, 2021 – Commodore Bradley Peats RCN officially assumed command of Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG1) during a change of command ceremony held in Lisbon, Portugal today. Commodore Peats assumed command from Commodore José António Mirones of the Portuguese Navy. “I am honoured to have the opportunity and privilege of leading SNMG1 and look forward to building upon…

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