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  • 13 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    There were main guns blazing through foggy forenoons, ships charging in synchronized patterns and formations, and helicopters and submarines above and beneath the Mediterranean’s surface swells from October 13 to 26, as Canadian Navy’s HMCS Toronto participated in Exercise Noble Justification. Toronto is currently deployed on Operation Reassurance. Exercises such as this provide crucial opportunities […]

  • 17 October 2014
    Training & Education

    Patrol Squadron Four (VP-4) began Exercise Noble Justification 2014 (NEJN14), a NATO coordinated air, land, and sea exercise, in the Mediterranean Sea and Atlantic Ocean on October 13. “While the participants will have the opportunity to exercise a wide range of tactical military objectives, the real value of Noble Justification is improving our ability to […]

  • 21 October 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    HMS Grimsby recently joined a fleet of NATO warships to take part in Exercise Noble Justification in the Mediterranean and Atlantic Ocean. The Faslane-based minehunter is taking part in the exercise which encompasses anti-submarine and electronic warfare components as well as the full range of surface and air combatants including B52 Stratofortress bombers. The aim […]

  • 28 October 2014
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    The two week NATO Response Force certification exercise NOBLE JUSTIFICATION’s maritime component concluded Saturday off the coast of Spain, as the ships, submarines, aircraft and personnel from 14 NATO Allies and two NATO partner nations began to take stock of the lessons the exercise provided for future operations. The exercise took place in the Southeast […]

  • 14 October 2014
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    A large fleet of warships from NATO’s Response Force (NRF) sailed from ports across Europe yesterday to take part in the maritime component of Exercise NOBLE JUSTIFICATION in the Mediterranean Sea and Atlantic Ocean, which will encompass the anti submarine component and the electronic warfare component. The Noble Justification prepares and tests the highest levels of […]

  • 26 October 2014
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    USS Milius to Deploy to the Western Pacific and Indian Oceans The guided missile destroyer USS Milius (DDG 69) is scheduled to depart Oct. 20 on an independent deployment to the Western Pacific and Indian Oceans. Sweden Still Investigating Missing Submarine The Swedish Naval Forces have spent the weekend searching for a Russian submarine that could […]

  • 17 October 2014
    Authorities

    A large fleet of naval vessels is taking part in the multinational “Noble Justification” military exercise, which is underway in the Mediterranean Sea and Atlantic Ocean. More than twenty warships, and several submarines and aircraft, are involved in the drills. “The exercise Noble Justification is a substantial opportunity for NATO to develop force integration, multinational […]

  • 30 October 2014
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    HMS Grimsby prowled the most hallowed waters in Royal Navy history as she took part in the largest naval exercise NATO has run this decade. The Faslane-based minehunter searched the waters off Cape Trafalgar in Spain where a deadly harvest of drill mines had been laid as part of Noble Justification. More than two dozen […]

  • 20 October 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Italian Navy is taking part in the NATO maritime exercise Noble Justification which launched on October 13 from Spanish Rota and Cartagena ports. Fourteen NATO nations, including Italy, are taking part in the exercise. The Italian Navy is participating with the Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group 2 (SNMCMG2), commanded by Captain Giovanni Piegaja. The Group, […]

  • 12 November 2014
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    After engagement in Noble Justification from 13 to 26 October 2014 and obtaining a certification from NATO Response Force, the Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group 2 (SNMCMG-2) continued on to enhance its skills in exercise Ariadne 2014. This year’s training will include, besides SNMCMG-2, HS Adrias, HS Kalypso, HS Kallisto, HS Kassos, FS FGS Lyre, BS BGR Priboy, the […]

  • 19 October 2014
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    NRF Warships to Test Rapid Response Readiness A large fleet of warships from NATO’s Response Force (NRF) sailed from ports across Europe yesterday to take part in the maritime component of Exercise NOBLE JUSTIFICATION in the Mediterranean Sea and Atlantic Ocean, which will encompass the anti submarine component and the electronic warfare component. HMS Caroline […]

  • 19 January 2015
    Authorities

    Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Toronto returned to her home port of Halifax, Nova Scotia yesterday, January 18, after a successful seven month-long deployment in the Mediterranean Sea on Operation REASSURANCE, Canada’s response to Russia’s military aggression towards Ukraine. HMCS Fredericton has replaced HMCS Toronto on Operation REASSURANCE, part of Canada’s contribution to NATO assurance […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Authorities

    The Commander of NATO Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM), Vice Admiral Peter Hudson CB CBE, paid an official visit to the Swedish Navy on Thursday, February 5, to discuss the security situation in the Baltic Sea and areas of cooperation between NATO and the partner nation. During the visit, Vice Admiral Hudson met with Rear Admiral Thornqvist, […]

  • 7 January 2015
    Authorities

    The Royal Canadian Navy frigate, Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Fredericton arrived yesterday in Lisbon, Portugal to join Standing NATO Maritime Forces as part of Operation REASSURANCE, Canada’s contribution to NATO-led assurance measures that promote security and stability in Central and Eastern Europe. HMCS Fredericton is the first modernized high-readiness frigate to deploy overseas in support […]

  • 26 June 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    U.S. Navy Rear Admiral Brad Williamson relinquished command of Standing NATO Maritime Group TWO (SNMG2) to German Navy Rear Admiral Jörg Klein yesterday during a brief ceremony conducted by NATO Allied Maritime Command’s Deputy Commander, Vice Admiral Bruno Paulmier, in Kiel Harbour where the former and current flagships are berthed. SNMG2 has been commanded by […]

  • 4 March 2015
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    NATO ships assigned to Standing NATO Maritime Group Two (SNMG2) arrived today in the Black Sea to operate and train with ships from the Bulgarian, Romanian and Turkish Navies. This training will include simulated anti-air and anti-submarine warfare exercises, as well as simulated small boat attacks and basic ship handling maneuvers. Led by Rear Adm. […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Authorities

    Royal Navy minehunter HMS Grimsby returned to HM Naval Base Clyde yesterday, December 18. The Clyde-based ship and the 40-strong Crew 6 have spent the past four months on Mediterranean deployment, exercising with international navies and helping to keep vital sea lanes safe. The vessel departed HM Naval Base Clyde on August 27 and during […]

  • 28 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Over the weekend, the German submarine U33 completed its support to Exercise NOBLE JUSTIFICATION and joined Standing NATO Maritime Group TWO (SNMG2) in support of NATO‘s counter-terrorism Operation ACTIVE ENDEAVOUR (OAE), marking the first time in over two years that a submarine has been placed under tactical control of an SNMG. The submarine will join […]

  • 1 December 2014
    Authorities

    Three ships assigned to Standing NATO Maritime Group TWO (SNMG2) arrived in Piraeus Nov. 26, for a scheduled port visit during the Group’s deployment to the Mediterranean to enhance maritime security and readiness, and in support of NATO’s counter-terrorism Operation Active Endeavour (OAE). During the port visit, SNMG2 leadership, the Hellenic Navy and local authorities discussed numerous […]

  • 18 May 2015
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    The U.S. Navy, along with its allies from the Hellenic and Israeli navies, concluded Exercise Noble Dina in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea, May 14, 2015. Noble Dina is an annual trilateral naval exercise designed to increase interoperability by developing the individual and collective maritime proficiencies of Greece, Israel and the U.S., while also promoting friendship, […]

  • 27 March 2014
    Training & Education

    The U.S Navy began the active portion of the regularly-scheduled multinational exercise Noble Dina, along with Greece and Israel in the Mediterranean Sea, on March 26.   Noble Dina is a combined exercise designed to increase interoperability by developing individual and collective maritime proficiencies of participating nations, as well as promoting friendship, mutual understanding and […]

  • 7 October 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The NATO Response Force (NRF) is a multinational force made up of land, air, maritime and Special Operations Forces (SOF) components that the Alliance can deploy quickly, wherever needed. The maritime commander for the NRF rotates among different groups annually. For 2017, the NRF Maritime Component Commander (MCC) will be NATO Striking & Support Forces […]

  • 24 July 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Maritime forces from the U.S. and Israeli navies concluded the annual bilateral exercise Noble Melinda 2015 in the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of Haifa, Israel July 23, 2015. Noble Melinda was designed to increase interoperability by developing individual and collective maritime proficiencies of participating nations, and to promote friendship mutual understanding and cooperation. The exercise helped […]

  • 1 May 2015
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    Naval and air forces from the U.S., Greece, and Israel commenced the annual maritime exercise Noble Dina 2015, April 29. Noble Dina 2015 is a trilateral naval exercise designed to increase cooperation and maritime proficiencies among participating nations, enhancing regional security and stability. U.S. forces participating in the exercise are the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers […]

  • 10 April 2014
    Training & Education

    The U.S Navy concluded the active portion of the regularly-scheduled multinational exercise, Noble Dina, along with Greece and Israel in the Mediterranean Sea, April 10.   Noble Dina is a combined exercise designed to increase interoperability by developing individual and collective maritime proficiencies of participating nations, as well as promoting friendship, mutual understanding and cooperation. […]

  • 28 October 2014
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    Spain has been the host nation of NATO’s naval exercise ‘Noble Mariner 14’ held from the 16th to the 26th of October off the coast of Cartagena, Gulf of Cadiz and Alboran Sea with participation of 25 warships, six submarines and more than 4,000 servicemen from 16 different nations. This exercise was part of a […]

  • 31 July 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Israeli Navy recently hosted explosive ordnance disposal divers from the navies of the US and France for mine countermeasure exercise Noble Melinda 2018. The exercise focused on enhancing cooperation and regional maritime security by sharing tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs) and fostering stronger interoperability between the participants. “This year’s exercise was a huge success. […]

  • 31 May 2012
    Training & Education

    Portsmouth-based minehunter HMS Atherstone sailed for a three year deployment to the Gulf region. Atherstone’s primary role is mine hunting and disposal, a discipline in which the Royal Navy has a world leading reputation. The United Kingdom keeps a number of Mine Counter Measure Vessels based in Bahrain as the local environment allows them to […]

  • 5 August 2013
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy participated in Exercise Noble Melinda, July 22 – Aug. 1, in the Mediterranean Sea near Haifa, Israel. The exercise was an annual training event that was not associated with, or a reaction to, any real-world events, the US Navy informed. Noble Melinda is an annual maritime exercise designed to increase interoperability by […]