German Navy Frigate FGS SACHSEN F219 at Malta – 26-29.01.2018
The 2003 commissioned Sachsen Class Frigate FGS SACHSEN F 219 called for a diplomatic visit from Friday 26th to Monday 29th January 2018. She’s currently part of European Naval Force Mediterranean (EUNAVFOR MED) deployed to Operation Sophia replacing the Brandenburg Class Frigate FGS MECKLENBURG-VORPOMMERN F 218 after doing more than 150 days significant support to Sophia.
FGS SACHSEN F 219 will contribute to the core mission of fighting human trafficking and smuggling networks with international law at sea, conducting also friendly approaches, contributing to arms embargo.
Below images are of her berthed at Valletta on Friday 26th –
And images of her departure on Monday 29th –
Photos by Capt. Lawrence Dalli. Do not use these images without my permission. © All rights reserved. Malta Ship Photos & Action Photos – www.maltashipphotos.com