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  • 1 December 2017
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Royal Danish Navy decommissioned the last of its three Agdlek-class cutters during a November 30 ceremony held in Nuuk, Greenland’s capital and largest city. Greenland is where the cutter HDMS Tulugaq spent the majority of its 40-year service life protecting and patrolling Greenlandic territorial waters as part of the Royal Danish Navy’s Joint Arctic Command. The ship’s […]

  • 23 August 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

          Ships from NATO’s Standing Maritime Group 1, led by Royal Norwegian Navy frigate HNoMS Otto Sverdrup, trained with ships from the Danish Task Group (DATG) in waters of Kattegat on Tuesday. The SNMG1 is on a routine maritime situational awareness patrol for NATO in the North sea and the Baltic Sea. In addition […]

  • 15 October 2013
    Training & Education

    A total of 53 Royal Naval reservists are taking part in a tri-Service multi-national exercise off the coast of Scotland. Exercise Joint Warrior is held in the spring and autumn of every year and provides high quality tactical training for the three UK armed forces, as well as visiting units from allied nations. The idea […]

  • 13 January 2014
    Training & Education

    The Royal Navy’s warship HMS Daring, which is on her nine-month global deployment, has arrived in Sattahip-Chuk Semat, Thailand. The warship is the first Royal Navy’s ship to visit Thailand in the past five years. The collaboration between the two countries is present in numerous defence sectors. For example, the largest warship in the Royal […]

  • 21 October 2013
    Training & Education

    Royal Navy ships, submarines and aircraft together with NATO partners have completed the final Exercise Joint Warrior for 2013 off the coast of Scotland. Joint Warrior exercises run twice a year – in the spring and autumn – with the autumn session having just come to an end. Fifteen separate naval units from the UK, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 January 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Commanding Officer of Danish HMDS Absalon, Commander Per Moll Petersen paid a visit to Allied Maritime Command – MARCOM to deliver the Staff his mission debrief regarding his most recent deployment in NATO Operation Ocean Shield. During this visit, MARCOM Chief of Staff, Rear Admiral Giorgio Lazio received Commander Per Moll Petersen and his party […]

  • 19 February 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Danish Chief of Defence has paid a visit to the men and women involved in the removal of chemical weapons from Syria.   Plymouth based frigate, HMS Montrose, has been participating in the Danish led operation since the beginning of the year. She is one of three warships tasked with carrying out the vital […]

  • 3 October 2013
    Training & Education

    A major multinational military exercise is set to get underway in October with dozens of ships, aircraft and land units participating across Scotland. Exercise Joint Warrior is a tri-service multinational exercise held during the spring and autumn of each year. Providing high quality tactical training for the three UK Armed Services, as well as visiting […]

  • 29 May 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A nine-ship task group has gathered off the Danish coast to start operations as part of a UK-led Joint Expeditionary Force. The group will work together in the first act of the two-month-long Operation Baltic Protector, designed to demonstrate the resolve of the UK, its allies and nations in the region to defend the sea […]

  • 10 October 2013
    Training & Education

    Royal Navy frigates and Mine-Hunters are ready to take part in the major multi-national military exercise Joint Warrior. Exercise Joint Warrior is a tri-service exercise held in the spring and autumn of each year. Providing high quality tactical training for the three UK armed forces, as well as visiting units from allied nations, the exercise […]

  • 13 June 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The 2018 edition of one of the largest sailing events in the world will be hosting over 30 warships from 14 nations, the German Navy has announced. Taking place in the last full week of June, the 136th edition of Kiel Week will draw several million attendants and include a multitude of events from June […]

  • 17 October 2013
    Training & Education

    HMS Blyth is in action off the North West coast of Scotland as part of Europe’s largest annual multi-national exercise, Joint Warrior; a highly enjoyable and challenging experience. Among the other forces deployed are sister Sandown Class vessel HMS Bangor, Hunt class vessels HMS Brocklesby and HMS Chiddingfold. This potent Mine Counter Measure (MCM) group […]

  • 8 December 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    The Royal Danish Navy is scheduled to commission its third and final Knud Rasmussen-class patrol vessel, HDMS Lauge Koch (P572), in a ceremony at Naval Station Korsør on December 11. Like its two predecessors, Lauge Koch will be patrolling the North Atlantic performing fisheries inspections, search and rescue and ice-breaking tasks. HDMS Lauge Koch does not […]

  • 26 October 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    As Exercise Trident Juncture unfolds, both on land and in the air, the maritime component continues its Combat Enhancement Training and Force Integration in close cooperation with other components. During the first days of the exercise, Netherlands Maritime Force (NLMARFOR) and UK Maritime Force (UKMARFOR) conducted an amphibious operation at Sierra del Retin, Spain, and […]

  • 19 September 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A Royal Danish Navy able seaman died in an accident aboard support ship HDMS Absalon on Monday, September 18. According to the Danish defense forces command, the sailor sustained a severe head injury while the ship was at sea, taking part in an international drill in the Baltic Sea. The ship called for a rescue […]

  • 28 November 2014
    Training & Education

    The NATO counter-piracy flagship of Task Force 508 (CTF 508) HDMS ESBERN SNARE and the Royal Navy of Oman corvette RNOV AL-RASIKH on November 24th conducted a naval exercise in the Arabian Sea off Salalah to improve interoperability and strengthen relations between the forces. The exercise focused mainly on communication, navigational exercises and demonstration of […]

  • 26 November 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Danish Navy ship HDMS Absalon and the Republic of Korea Navy ship ROKS Chungmugong joined forces for mutual training in the Gulf of Oman this week. The sea training began with replenishment-at-sea (RAS) navigation manoeuvres. HDMS Absalon made the first of these manoeuvres with ROKS Chungmugong standing in for a large tanker. HDMS Absalon made […]

  • 18 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    His Danish Majesty’s Ship (HDMS) Niels Juel sailed into the Canadian port of Halifax for a two-day visit. Rear Admiral John Newton, Commander of Maritime Forces Atlantic, stated: Canada and Denmark share many common traits; we are maritime countries, long-time Arctic partners and share similar views and approaches to international peace and security. It is […]

  • 9 December 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Two Standing NATO Maritime Group Two (SNMG2) ships, the flagship, FGS Hamburg, and HDMS Absalon, arrived for a port visit to Haifa, Israel on December 7. The crews of the ships will have opportunities to interact with their Israeli counterparts. On conclusion, NATO and Israeli naval forces plan to participate in a passing exercise (PASSEX) to […]

  • 21 May 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Lithuanian-led historical ordnance disposal operation Open Spirit 2019 concluded on May 16 after two weeks of maneuvers. Open Spirit is an international maritime operation led on a rotating basis by Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia. The Lithuanian Navy led the operation in 2019 in coordination with the NATO Centre of Excellence for Operations in Confined […]

  • 25 January 2017

    Danish Navy’s Iver Huitfeldt-class frigate HDMS Peter Willemoes is set to depart its homeport on January 26 and head towards the Mediterranean Sea where it is to meet U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS George H. W. Bush. Danish parliament decided last Friday to send a frigate in addition to some 60 special forces as a contribution to […]

  • 11 July 2018

    Royal Danish Navy support ship HDMS Esbern Snare became the new flagship of NATO’s Standing Maritime Group 1 (SNMG1), taking over from fellow Danish warship HDMS Niels Juel. The change of command ceremony took place in Frederikshavn, Denmark, on July 10 and further saw Commodore Carsten Fjord-Larsen assume command of Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG1) from Commodore […]

  • 14 November 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Danish Navy command and support ship HDMS Absalon hosted the crew of Spanish naval oiler ESPS Cantabria in the Mediterranean Sea last week. Danish Commander Per Moll Petersen who is at the helm of HDMS Absalon hosted Commander Santiago de Colsa Trueba, commanding officer of the Spanish naval oiler ESPS Cantabria, and a few of his crew […]

  • 13 November 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    After being trained by the crew of Danish HDMS Absalon, 22 soldiers from the Somaliland Coast Guard boarded a small vessel in a safe and professional manner this week. The boarded vessel had been hired and assigned for the task, and the successful boarding concluded two days of demanding maritime training. The training focused on […]

  • 1 October 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    This week HDMS ABSALON (Denmark) has joined NATO’s counter-piracy Operation OCEAN SHIELD and is en route to East Africa, following a port visit to Aqaba, Jordan. Within the framework of the port visit to the Mediterranean Dialogue partner nation, NATO’s Allied Maritime Command Chief of Staff, Rear Admiral Giorgio Lazio, met with military leaders, including […]

  • 12 April 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ships from two NATO maritime groups joined nearly 30 surface and sub-surface assets from Allied nations for the start of the UK exercise, Joint Warrior 161 (JW 161) April 10. Air and land forces will also participate in the two-week long, bi-annual exercise. Standing NATO Maritime Group 1 (SNMG1) and Standing NATO Mine Counter Measures […]

  • 11 October 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Danish Navy ship HDMS Absalon and the Columbian Navy vessel ARC 7 De Agosto met at sea for a day of naval training, on Thursday, October 8, 2015. The training, which took place within the framework of NATO’s counter-piracy Operation OCEAN SHIELD, began with ARC 7 De Agosto’s helicopter landing on the deck of HDMS Absalon, […]

  • 16 October 2015

    Danish ship HDMS Absalon’s crew have recently welcomed local Somali authorities aboard the vessel to engage in discussions on maritime security off the coast of Somalia. Absalon’s Commanding Officer, Commander Per Moll Petersen, twice welcomed Somali leaders from the town of Hobyo aboard to discuss the situation ashore and the importance of continuing efforts at […]