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U.S. handovers the command of SNMG-1 to Norway

Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG1) has changed its command from the United States to Norway, NATO MARCOM announced on 9th December. Royal...

BALTOPS 2019 Begins In Germany

Maritime forces from 18 nations commenced the in-port operations for the 47th annual multinational exercise Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) in the Baltic Sea,...

Update: Norwegian navy frigate KNM Helge Ingstad

Norwegian navy frigate KNM Helge Ingstad almost completely submerged on Tuesday (Nov 13) despite efforts to salvage the sinking vessel. The Norwegian military has been...

The U.S. Navy is upgrading its MK 132 GMLS for the...

The U.S. Navy is upgrading its MK 132 Guided Missile Launching Systems for the Evolved  Seasparrow Missile (ESSM) Block 2 Work has commenced on the...

U.S. Forces Ready for NATO Exercise Trident Juncture 18

More than 14,000 U.S. service members from the U.S. Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps will take part in Exercise Trident Juncture 18,...

Mine Counter Measures Exercise DYNAMIC MOVE 18-2 Underway

The second part of NATO mine countermeasures leadership exercise Dynamic Move 18 started in La Spezia, Italy September 3 with 60 navy personnel and...

NATO Seasparrow conducts successful flight test of ESSM Block 2

The NATO Seasparrow Project Office recently conducted a successful flight test of the Evolved Seasparrow Missile (ESSM) Block 2, intercepting a BQM-74E aerial target,...

NATO Dynamic Mongoose 2018 exercise is scheduled for June 25 to...

Dynamic Mongoose is the second annual NATO-led maritime Anti-Submarine Warfare interoperability exercise and Norway is the host nation. After Dynamic Manta, conducted in the...

German Navy Frigate FGS SACHSEN missile accident

German Navy Frigate FGS SACHSEN F219 suffered missile accident during missile shooting on Jun 21 off Norwegian coast. Missile was launched from deck launcher in...

USS Farragut forced into maintenance in Norway

US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class USS Farragut (DDG 99) was underway as part of the Harry S. Truman carrier strike group when a cooling fan...

Contract worth 27 million USD on Naval Strike Missile for Norway...

Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace AS (KONGSBERG) has entered into contract with the Norwegian Defence Materiel Agency worth 220M NOK for a cooperation agreement on...

Raytheon Awarded LCS Over-the-Horizon Anti-Surface Weapon Contract

Raytheon Awarded LCS Over-the-Horizon Anti-Surface Weapon Contract; Deal Could be Worth $848M The Norwegian-designed Naval Strike Missile has been officially selected to serve as the...

BALTOPS 2018 Begins in Klaipeda

Exercise Baltic Operations (BALTOPS), the premier maritime-focused exercise in the Baltic Region, takes place in the Baltic Sea from June 1-15, 2018. Air, maritime...

Russian Northern Fleet SAR forces take part in Barents 2018 Russia-Norway...

Russian Northern Fleet SAR forces take part in Barents 2018 Russia-Norway exercise Northern Fleet search-and-rescue forces are ready for the Barents 2018 Russia-Norway exercise. The exercise...

SNMG1 Conducts Change of Command Ceremony

Commodore Søren Thinggaard Larsen of the Royal Danish Navy assumed command of Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG1) from Commodore Petter Kammerhuber of the...

Royal Navy frigate HMS Somerset shadowed a Russian naval destroyer through...

Royal Navy frigate HMS Somerset shadowed a Russian naval destroyer through the Moray Firth this weekend. Somerset, a Plymouth-based Type 23 frigate, detected and monitored...

Raytheon Missile Systems has been awarded a contract for the Evolved...

Raytheon Missile Systems has been awarded a modified contract to exercise options to procure spares for the Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile, or ESSM, Block...