Standing NATO Maritime Group TWO Visits Piraeus 27 Nov 14
Three NATO ships assigned to 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 counter-terrorism Operation Active Endeavour
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.