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  • 30 March 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Standing NATO Maritime Group 1 (SNMG1), under the command of Spanish Navy Rear Admiral Jose Enrique Delgado, visited Riga, Latvia, for a scheduled port visit last week. The group is currently deployed to the North and Baltic Seas. SNMG1 is currently composed of three ships: the Spanish F100 class frigate ESPS Alvaro de Bazan (F101), as […]

  • 17 February 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Images: Luis Sánchez Oller (MARCOM) Ships from NATO’s Standing Maritime Group 1 are currently conducting Exercise Dynamic Guard 2016 in the Norwegian North Sea off the coast of Austevoll. The exercise started February 15 and is scheduled to conclude February 19. The aim of this exercise is to maintain the level of proficiency in electronic warfare and […]

  • 17 May 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Two ships assigned to NATO’s Standing Maritime Group 1 made a port call in the Lithuanian Port of Klaipeda. Spanish frigate ESPS Alvaro de Bazan and Royal Navy’s Type 23 frigate HMS Iron Duke came alongside May 16 and will stay until May 18. The two ships have recently completed participation in the Lithuanian-hosted exercise […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 November 2018
    Authorities

    Navy ships deployed to NATO’s Standing Maritime Group One (SNMG1) and Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group One (SNMCMG1) stopped in Karlskrona, Sweden, for a port visit from November 23 to 25. The port visit included visits to local military and civilian officials as well as tours of the ships for both local residents and Swedish […]

  • 20 December 2015
    Authorities

    Spanish Navy Rear Admiral Jose Enrique Delgado Roig took command of Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG1) December 18, during a ceremony at Cartagena harbor in Spain. Admiral Delgado Roig received the command from the Portuguese Rear Admiral Alberto Manuel Silvestre Correia, while the new flagship, ESPS Álvaro De Bázan conducted the operational handover with […]

  • 3 October 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Navy ships currently deployed to NATO’s Standing Maritime Group 1 passed through the fjord of Sogne (Sognefjorden) in Norway yesterday and the group’s photographer took the opportunity to make a couple of amazing photos. The Sognefjord is the largest fjord in Norway and the second longest in the world. It stretches 205 kilometres (about 86 Nautical miles) […]

  • 20 March 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    After concluding exercises and at sea maneuvers with Lithuanian Navy units, ships from NATO’s Standing Maritime Group One (SNMG1) started a series of naval exercises with the Polish Navy in the Baltic Sea. The exercise got underway on Monday and included a number of basic and advanced maritime operations, from facing asymmetrical threats to warfare against […]

  • 7 August 2015
    Authorities

    Last week Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 (SNMG2) met with Standing NATO Maritime Group 1 (SNMG1) while operating in the Eastern Mediterranean. Both groups had the opportunity to perform a passing exercise, characterized as sailing in formation. SNMG1 took the opportunity to refuel with SNMG2 ESPS CANTABRIA during a Replenishment At Sea before leaving towards the […]

  • 26 May 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ships from Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG1) arrived in Klaipeda, Lithuania on Friday for a scheduled port visit as part of the group’s deployment to the Baltic Sea. These past weeks, SNMG1 has trained together with the Estonian Navy, the Latvian Navy, and the Swedish Navy and Air Force. On Wednesday, SNMG1 accompanied the commercial […]

  • 22 March 2019
    Authorities

    Ship from Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG) 1 and Standing NATO Mine Countermeasure Group One (SNMCMG) 1 completed a scheduled port visit to Plymouth, England, before taking part in an eight-ship maneuver off the UK coast.  SNMG-1 and SNMCMG-1 staff took advantage of time in port by having force meetings and a pre-sail brief […]

  • 1 May 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ships from NATO’s Standing Maritime Group one (SNMG1) arrived in Warnemünde, Germany, for a scheduled port visit on April 28. The group is currently on a deployment to the Baltic Sea. SNMG1 has, during the past months, participated in several multinational exercises off the coast of Norway and Great Britain, enhancing warfare skills and capabilities. ”Through […]

  • 14 August 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ships from NATO’s Standing Maritime Group One (SNMG1) are en route to the United States and Canada after assembling in Brest, France on August 4 to begin SNMG1’s second semester. The group is transiting the Atlantic Ocean to start SNMG1’s Maritime Express initiative, a new construct designed to open up more opportunities for NATO partners […]

  • 22 May 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ships from NATO’s standing maritime group one (SNMG1), arrived in Stockholm, Sweden, on May 19 for a scheduled port visit as part of the group’s deployment to the Baltic Sea. This week, SNMG1 will exercise and conduct maritime maneuvers in the Baltic Sea together with elements from the Swedish Air Force and the Swedish Navy. […]

  • 1 February 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ships from NATO’s Standing Maritime Group ONE (SNMG1) are on a scheduled port visit in Bergen where thy are finalizing planning for Allied Maritime Command led exercise Dynamic Guard 19-1. Hosted by Norway, Dynamic Guard is a multi-national exercise, merged with Norwegian led exercise TG 19-1 and aimed at maintaining proficiency in maritime electronic warfare […]

  • 23 August 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    NATO’s Standing Maritime Group One (SNMG1) met up with a Japan Maritime Self Defense Force training squadron in the Baltic Sea on August 21 for a passing exercise. The JMSDF task group is composed of cadet training vessel JS Kashima and the destroyer JS Makinami. Japan is one of a number of countries beyond the Euro-Atlantic area […]

  • 1 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Standing NATO Maritime Group 1 held a ‘Spanish’ flagship change as one Alvaro de Bazan frigate replaced another on May 27. ESPS Mendez Nunez (F-104) took over as flag ship from ESPS Alvaro de Bazan. ESPS Alvaro de Bazan’s service as flagship of SNMG1 began December the 18, 2015 in Cartagena, Spain, when Rear Admiral […]

  • 10 June 2015
    Authorities

    On June 8, Rear Admiral (PRT Navy) Alberto Manuel Silvestre Correia took command of Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG1) during a ceremony on board the new SNMG1 flagship NRP D. FRANCISCO de ALMEIDA. The ceremony was presided by Vice Admiral Peter Hudson (UK Navy), Commander of NATO’s Allied Maritime Command. While berthed in Lisbon, […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ships from NATO’s Standing Maritime Group 1 made a port call in Copenhagen, Denmark, where the crews will prepare for the upcoming multinational exercise Northern Coasts 2016. SNMG1 is composed of F-100-class frigate ESPS Mendez Nunez – the group flagship, Portuguese Vasco da Gama-class frigate NRP Alvares Cabral, German Navy corvette Ludwigshafen am Rhein and Belgian frigate BNS Leopold I. […]

  • 8 July 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ships and submarines from Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG1) are taking part in the anti-submarine warfare exercise Dynamic Mongoose in the Norwegian Sea and across the Article Circle. The group shifted into the new area of operations from the Baltic Sea where it completed its participation in the US-led exercise BALTOPS in late June. […]

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

    Standing NATO Maritime Group 1 (SNMG1) is participating in Exercise CONTEX/PHIBEX15 (CTX/PHI 15), a Portuguese Navy-led joint, multinational maritime exercise designed to enhance flexibility and interoperability. CONTEX/PHIBEX15, which runs through the end of the week, involves the training of naval forces supporting amphibious operations in a highly demanding and complex scenario. The exercise involves 20 […]

  • 30 July 2019
    Authorities

    NATO’s two standing maritime groups welcomed new flagships in a ceremony at naval station Rota, Spain, on July 26. SNMG1, the group that mainly operates in the North and Baltic Sea, has a US Navy ship at its helm again as USS Gravely (DDG 107) was relieved by sister destroyer USS Gridley (DDG-101). Gravely departed […]

  • 18 August 2017
    Authorities

    The Finnish Navy chief will be hosting the commander of Allied Maritime Command and ships from NATO Standing Maritime Group 1 (SNMG1) in Helsinki next week. On August 24, Finnish Navy Vice Admiral Veijo Taipalus will welcome MARCOM commander Vice Admiral Clive Johnstone for an official visit to Finland. One day later, ships from SNMG1 […]

  • 1 March 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Spanish Navy frigate Reina Sofía (F-84) departed naval base Rota on February 27 to integrate into the Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG1). During the two and a half-month mission, the Spanish frigate will participate in several training activities with other NATO units, among them exercise Joint Warrior 171 off the Scottish coast at the […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Training & Education

    This week, Standing NATO Maritime Group ONE (SNMG1), presently engaged in NATO’s counter-terrorism Operation ACTIVE ENDEAVOUR, will be gaining three frigates in support of NATO maritime assurance measures.   The first of the three, USS TAYLOR, joined SNMG1 yesterday. Over the next few days, SNMG1 flagship HNoMS THOR HEYERDAHL, FGS MAGDEBURG, and USS TAYLOR will […]

  • 12 November 2015
    Authorities

    Standing NATO Maritime Group 1 (SNMG1) led by Rear Admiral Alberto Correia, Portuguese Navy, resumed NATO’s counter-terrorism Operation Active Endeavour (OAE) this week. SNMG1 currently consists of the Flagship – Portuguese frigate NRP D. Francisco de Almeida, the Spanish frigate ESPS Blas de Lezo, the Norwegian frigate HNOMS Fridtjof Nansen and the Canadian frigate HMCS Winnipeg. After […]

  • 6 October 2015
    Authorities

    Standing NATO Maritime Group 1 (SNMG1), led by Portuguese Navy Rear Admiral Alberto Correia, recently departed from three different ports in Scotland for the sea phase of the UK-led Exercise JOINT WARRIOR 15-2. While the scenario of JOINT WARRIOR is fictitious, the importance of realistic and effective training demands that the scenario closely mirror present […]

  • 27 February 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Warships from Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG1) made a port call in Trondheim, Norway after concluding exercises in the North Atlantic off the coast of Norway. The force led and participated in two multinational exercises over the past two weeks, with more than 12 ships from several countries. SNMG1 participated in the annual air defence […]

  • 8 December 2017
    Authorities

    German Navy tanker FGS Rhön is scheduled to return to its homeport in Wilhelmshaven on December 12, concluding a four-month deployment to the Mediterranean and North Sea. The ship spent four months with NATO’s Standing Maritime Group 1 (SNMG1), supplying the warships with fuel and fresh water and occasionally serving as a training platform for […]