Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG1) is currently engaging in exercise BALTOPS, as part of the group’s deployment to the Baltic Sea. Together with 40 ships from 14 allied and Partner nations, they left Szczecin, Poland on Sunday.

BALTOPS marks SNMG1`s third large multinational exercise this year, after the group´s participation in TG17-1/Dynamic Guard exercise, off the coast of Norway in February and Joint Warrior off the coast of Scotland in March-April.

BALTOPS is an annual maritime-focused exercise in the Baltic region and one of the largest exercises in Northern Europe.


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