This year it is being held in the Gulf of Saros in Gallipoli Peninsula, north the Aegean Sea, northwest Turkey, until December 3, with the Standing NATO
Mine Countermeasures Group II (SNMCMG2) taking part, he said.
There, the Dutch Air Defense and Command Regiment, together with the other ships of the Standing Nato
Maritime Group-1, is doing this so-called crisis response exercise.
In the absence of a standing NATO
logistics brigade, allied units work together to exercise readiness and increase operational reach.
Measuring 116 metres in length and weighing 3,400 tonnes, the vessel has been deployed in Nato missions in the past as part of the standing Nato
Maritime Group, the standing Naval Force in the North Atlantic and in the European Maritime Force.
Visitors to the Town Hall have included the Regenda Apprentices project; Steph Wright, of the Dress It Forward project; Mayor of Frodsham Cllr Mallie Pointon, who presented me with a honey bee badge (Frodsham's civic emblem),and Rear Admiral Delgado, from the Standing NATO
Maritime Group, along with senior members of his crew.
FrederictonA is the lead to Standing NATO
Maritime GroupA 2 Task Unit 02 deployed to the Black Sea, replacingA Winnipeg which concluded a six-month operational deployment.
The ships, which are part of a standing NATO
mine countermeasures immediate reaction force, will participate in various joint training missions and exercises with the Georgian navy in the Black Sea.
The alliance's so-called Standing NATO
Maritime Group Two has five ships near Cyprus, led by Germany and with vessels from Canada, Italy, Greece and Turkey.
The frigate will join other ships in Spain before moving into the Baltic as part of the Standing NATO
Maritime Group 1.
The frigate will join up other ships in Spain before moving into the Baltic region as part of the Standing NATO
Maritime Group 1 (SNMG1).
This weekend NATO ships assigned to Standing NATO
Maritime Group One (SNMG1) and Standing NATO
Mine Countermeasures Group Two (SNMCMG2) have arrived in the Black Sea to train and operate with ships from the Bulgarian, Romanian, United States, Greek and Turkish Navies," a press statement from the NATO Maritime Command (MARCOM) said on Wednesday.
In August, I had the pleasure of meeting sailors from Standing NATO
Maritime Group Two (SNMG 2) when they arrived in Norfolk for a scheduled port visit in conjunction with Amphibious Readiness Group and Marine Expeditionary Unit Exercises (ARG/MEU EX) in September.