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  • 18 June 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The US Navy-led and Lithuanian-hosted international exercise BALTOPS 2018 concluded on June 15 as participating ships arrived in Kiel, Germany. During the two-week BALTOPS exercise, over 100 drills in surface, subsurface, air defense, mine counter measures, maritime interdictions, and joint personnel recovery were completed among the 43 maritime units, 60 aircraft, and approximately 5,000 maritime, […]

  • 15 June 2011
    Training & Education

      Navy reservists are providing support for Naval Cooperation and Guidance for Shipping (NCAGS) teams during Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 2011, June 5-17. NCAGS teams provide vital information about civilian vessels to maritime commanders and ensure the safety and security of both merchant ships and military units during times of crisis or military action. They also […]

  • 4 June 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Seventeen NATO and partner nations will participate in the 43rd iteration of the multinational maritime exercise BALTOPS 2015 in Poland, Sweden, Germany, and throughout the Baltic Sea, June 5-20, 2015. BALTOPS is an annually reoccurring multinational exercise designed to enhance flexibility and interoperability, as well as demonstrate resolve of allied and partner forces to defend […]

  • 3 April 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The US 2nd Fleet (C2F) is scheduled to lead the major Baltic Sea exercise BALTOPS 2019, seven months after the command was re-established at Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia. The US 2nd Fleet, which falls under operational control of the US Fleet Forces Command, was set up again after previously being disestablished in 2011. Baltic Operations […]

  • 20 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Forces participating in Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 2014, including the U.S. 6th Fleet command and control ship, USS Mount Whitney (LCC20), arrived in Kiel, Germany, June 20 after the successful completion of BALTOPS 2014.   “Coming together for BALTOPS was like climbing a mountain, we have come to the top and planted the BALTOPS flag,” said […]

  • 16 June 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Some 50 ships from 14 nations concluded this year’s edition of BALTOPS 2017, the largest NATO exercise in the Baltic Sea, entering Kiel, Germany on Friday. The U.S.-led drill saw participants hone their skills in air, surface, sub-surface, mine warfare and amphibious operations in the Baltic Sea. “Exercise BALTOPS has provided us with valuable high-end training […]

  • 29 May 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Poland is hosting 40 ships from 14 nations for this year’s edition of the international Baltic Sea exercise BALTOPS 17. Starting June 1, the drill will be the 45th iteration of the annual maritime exercise. Air, maritime, and ground assets from several NATO allies and partner Nations will be involved in the live training event that sets […]

  • 1 June 2020
    Authorities, Training & Education, Vessels

    The 49th Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) exercise, the premier maritime-focused exercise in the Baltic Region, will take place in the Baltic Sea from June 7 to 16.

  • 17 June 2013
    Training & Education

    The region comes to a crisis and United Nations Security Council is adopting a resolution legitimizing the international group of ships to come into the region and stabilize the situation. This is the basic assumption for the scenario of this year’s BALTOPS exercise. Eight Polish Navy ships, two helicopters and one patrol aircraft are taking […]

  • 17 June 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Breaking from her busy training programme HMS Iron Duke has hosted US Navy Vice Admiral James Foggo III as well as sailors from the USS Jason Dunham. Currently deployed in the Baltic Sea with Royal Navy Flagship HMS Ocean and the minehunter HMS Quorn; Iron Duke is part of a large NATO task group involved […]

  • 7 June 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    BALTOPS 2015 to Launch on Friday Seventeen NATO and partner nations will participate in the 43rd iteration of the multinational maritime exercise BALTOPS 2015 in Poland, Sweden, Germany, and throughout the Baltic Sea, June 5-20, 2015. Ulstein Starts Working on Patrolling Vessels Ulstein Group, a company engaged in ship building and ship design activities, presents […]

  • 10 June 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    50 surface ships, 36 aircraft, two submarines, and 8,600 personnel are to take part in exercises.

  • 10 June 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The gallery pictures maritime forces from 17 nations underway in the Baltic Sea in formation for BALTOPS 2015 on June 8. BALTOPS is an annually recurring multinational exercise designed to enhance flexibility and interoperability, as well as demonstrate resolve of allied and partner forces to defend the Baltic region. BALTOPS exercises will test the maritime […]

  • 18 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Fourteen countries, 30 ships, 52 aircraft and a massive expanse of water for one of the largest naval exercises of the year – Baltops 2014 is now underway.   It started late last week in Karlskrona, Sweden, and by the time Baltops (Baltic Operations 2014) finishes on 20 June more than 100 serials will have […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s amphibious command ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) arrived in Lisbon, Portugal May 24. The ship is in port to embark Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO (STRIKFORNATO) staff members and to refuel before heading to the Baltic Sea to participate in BALTOPS 2016. Mount Whitney is designed to be a command and […]

  • 16 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Danish, Georgian and U.S. visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS) teams conducted Maritime Interception Operations (MIO) training during exercise Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 2014 June 13.   The teams boarded FGS Spessart (A1442), a Rhn-class tanker of the German Navy. During the boarding, VBSS teams executed tactical team movements, climbing and rappelling techniques, self-defense tactics, and […]

  • 14 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The 2016 edition of the multinational exercise BALTOPS has entered the third and final phase of serialized training operations, June 10. The final, tactical exercise portion of the exercise, continues in-port and at-sea training events which are a culmination of combat enhancement training, and force integration training involving asymmetric and multinational sea/air forces to develop interoperability […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ships from various nations in the Baltic Region and the U.S. 6th Fleet command ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) begin the underway phase of Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 2014.   The annual multinational exercise is in its 42nd year and is conducted to enhance maritime capabilities and interoperability and to support regional stability. BALTOPS is […]

  • 4 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Thirteen nations are scheduled to participate in the 42nd annual joint exercise Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 2014, set for June 6-21, in the Baltic Sea.   BALTOPS aims to enhance multinational maritime capabilities and interoperability, while improving involvement in the larger Baltic region theater security cooperation strategy. The objective of BALTOPS is to promote mutual understanding, […]

  • 9 June 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Ships from 17 NATO and partner countries, comprising the BALTOPS 2015 force, sailed from Gdynia to start training in a number of warfare areas, June 8. BALTOPS is an annual multinational exercise designed to enhance flexibility and interoperability in order to strengthen combined response capabilities necessary to ensure regional stability. The exercises will test the maritime […]

  • 10 June 2012
    Training & Education

      USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) is currently participating in Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 2012, an invitational joint and combined exercise designed to enhance multinational maritime capabilities and interoperability, and improve involvement in the larger Baltic region theater security cooperation strategy. The object of BALTOPS 2012 is to promote mutual understanding, confidence, cooperation and interoperability among […]

  • 6 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ships and aircraft from 17 countries are taking part in Baltic Sea naval drills as part of exercise BALTOPS which started on Friday, June 3 and runs until June 20. A total of 49 ships, 61 aircraft, one submarine, and a combined amphibious landing force of 700 U.S. Finnish and Swedish troops will participate in […]

  • 24 June 2014
    Authorities

    HMS Montrose demonstrated NATO Allies’ resolve in the Baltic Sea last week as it tracked a Russian warship off the Danish coast.   Montrose, deployed on the multinational Baltops exercise, was dispatched to investigate after picking up the radar signature of an unidentified surface ship. Despite high seas and 30 knot winds, the crew of […]

  • 5 June 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Three Royal Navy ships are enroute to Poland to participate in the largest maritime exercise of the year – BALTOPS 15. In a demonstration of ongoing commitment to NATO operations, Her Majesty’s Ships Iron Duke and Quorn, as well as the Fleet flagship HMS Ocean, are all participating in this year’s exercise. Seventeen NATO and […]

  • 17 June 2019
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    The US Navy’s Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron Two Eight (HSC 28) used the Baltic Sea exercise BALTOPS to test the service’s new Airborne Laser Mine Detection System (ALMDS) and Airborne Mine Neutralization System – Archerfish (AMNS-AF) in the region. “You should not underestimate the significance of this deployment for this squadron or naval aviation or […]

  • 18 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Several U.S. Navy reservists are underway onboard 6th Fleet’s flagship, USS Mount Whitney (LCC20) to conduct Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 2014, a multinational maritime exercise which takes place June 6 -21.   For three reservists in particular, Cmdr. William “Russ” Lewis, Electronics Technician 1st Class Steven Lamont, and Lt. Don Collins, the experience of serving their […]

  • 29 June 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The US Naval Oceanography’s Fleet Survey Team (FST) and Naval Oceanography Mine Warfare Center (NOMWC) recently joined the Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) exercise for an opportunity to develop interoperability with European allies in mine countermeasure operations. FST and the Hydrographic Support Squadron of the Polish Navy (HSSPN) conducted the two navies’ first cooperative hydrographic survey of […]

  • 3 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Navy’s Landing Platform Helicopter HMS Ocean left her homeport in Devonport to take part in a major multinational NATO exercise in the Baltic Sea. Exercise Baltops is an annual workout which tests the 16 allied and partner maritime nations taking part. The helicopter carrier and Royal Navy fleet flagship will be taking part in one of the […]

  • 20 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) approaches the German navy replenishment tanker FGS Spessart (A1442) for a replenishment-at-sea while underway for Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 2014. Now in its 42nd year, BALTOPS is an annual, multinational exercise with the goal of enhancing maritime capabilities, interoperability and supporting regional stability. USS Oscar Austin (DDG-79) is […]