SNMG2 Ships Visit AKSAZ, Prepare for MAVI BALINA 06 Nov 14
Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 (SNMG2) ships arrived in Aksaz today for a port visit and to prepare for the Turkish Navy led Exercise MAVI BALINA, the largest anti-submarine warfare (ASW) exercise in the Mediterranean.
German Training Ship Gorch Fock Bids Farewell To SNMG2 German Ship NIEDERSACHSEN 31 Oct 14
The German Navy’s oldest commissioned ship, GORCH FOCK, took a moment to bid farewell to Standing NATO Maritime Group TWO ship FGS NIEDERSACHSEN as the latter nears the end of its final deployment.
Submarine Joins Standing NATO Maritime Group in Counter-Terrorism Operation 27 Oct 14
The German submarine U33 joined Standing NATO Maritime Group TWO in support of NATO‘s counter-terrorism Operation ACTIVE ENDEAVOUR, marking the first time in over two years that a submarine has been placed under tactical control of an SNMG.
NATO ship assists in medical evacuation of French sailor 25 Oct 14
Sailors assigned to Detachment 1, Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM-48), embarked on SNMG2 flagship USS Leyte Gulf, assisted in the medical evacuation of a Sailor aboard French navy oil tanker FS Marne, Friday.
NATO Ships Visit Varna, Bulgaria 19 Sep 14
Today, the two ships assigned to Standing NATO Maritime Group TWO (SNMG2) Task Unit TWO (TU.02) arrived in Varna for a scheduled port visit during their deployment to the Black Sea.