SNMG-1 and SNMCMG-1 Visit Plymouth

March 21, 2019 – Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG) 1 and Standing NATO Mine Countermeasure Group One (SNMCMG) 1 completed a scheduled port visit to Plymouth, England. While in Plymouth, crewmembers immersed themselves in the city’s rich maritime history and culture, and engaged with local community members through office calls, local media interviews, ship tours and community relations (COMREL) events. Thirteen Sailors from the guided-missile destroyer USS Gravely (DDG 107), SNMG-1’s flagship, visited Plympton Academy in Plymouth to interact and read with students. “It was very flattering to host…

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SNMG1 Completes Dynamic Guard

February 19, 2019 – Naval forces from Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG1), commanded by U.S. Rear Adm. Edward Cashman completed a ten-day NATO Allied Maritime Command led exercise Dynamic Guard 2019 off the coast of Norway, Feb. 15. Dynamic Guard is a NATO exercise, executed concurrently with Norwegian led exercise Task Group 19-1 and designed to build and maintain proficiency in maritime electronic warfare and anti-submarine warfare. “This exercise allowed NATO allies to train together in advanced anti-submarine warfare tactics,” said German Lt. Cmdr. Jan Schroder, SNMG1 Staff anti-submarine…

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Primauguet in cooperation with NATO in the Baltic Sea

January 31, 2019 (Google Translation) – Deployed in the Baltic Sea for its last mission before withdrawing from active service, the anti-submarine frigate (FASM) “Primauguet” conducted a series of exercises with SNMG1 ( Standard NATO Maritime Group 1 ) and Task Group 357.02 German consisting of four surface buildings. The “Primauguet” found the German naval group in the night of January 15 to 16 in the Danish Straits, during an anti-ship exercise. The following day, the two nations’ ships conducted several joint exercises, including anti-aircraft exercises, coordinated tactical maneuvers, and…

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Dutch Taking Part in Joint Warrior

Google Translation 34 naval vessels, 5 submarines, dozens of helicopters and airplanes and almost 5,000 soldiers (SIC) from 14 countries. The largest 2-yearly maritime exercise in Europe has been in full swing since last weekend. In preparation for what? On the fight to the highest spectrum of violence. This is to protect, if necessary, allied areas and interests at sea. The Netherlands also makes a substantial contribution to Joint Warrior, under the leadership of the United Kingdom. This is done with his majestic ships Evertsen, Tromp, Van Amstel, Zeeleeuw, Urk,…

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Admiral Kuznetsov NATO Escorts

Google Translation February 1, 2017 – Two warships and auxiliary ship escorted NATO aircraft carrier group “Admiral Kuznetsov”, returning from a long voyage across the water of the Norwegian Sea. Central Navy Portal says that it represents and the armed forced to escort the Russian sailors. According to the automatic identification system (AIS) for ships observe Russian Norwegian patrol ship type Nordkapp Andenes (the W 322), the Norwegian frigate type Nansen Fridtjof Roald Amundsen (the F 311) and the German tanker Rhon the Spessart (A 1442). The patrol ship Andenes…

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