ITS Grecale Back in La Spezia, Italy

Italian Navy’s vessel ITS Grecale returned home to La Spezia after spending five months employed in Operation Atalanta.

The vessel conducted anti-piracy mission and maintained security of the trade routes in the Indian Ocean and off the Horn of Africa.

Operation Atalanta, also known as European Union Naval Force Somalia, is a current military operation that is the first undertaken by the European Union Naval Force. The operational headquarters is located at Northwood Headquarters in the UK.

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Naval Today Staff, Image: Italian Navy