Naval News – Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 in Sicily – February 2020.

Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 (SNMG2) is a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) standing maritime immediate reaction force which consists of four to six destroyers and frigates. Its role is to provide NATO with an immediate operational response capability. From Saturday 22nd February to Monday 24th February SNMG 2 units consisting of 6 naval ships was at Catania Port berthing at […]

Naval News – 2 Canadian Frigates Catch fire while Deployed – 01.11.2018

Fire broke out in separate incidents aboard two Halifax class frigates of the Royal Canadian Navy  that are currently deployed off Europe. The first incident took place  on Friday, October 26th, when a reportedly minor blaze erupted in the gas turbine engine of HMCS HALIFAX FFH 330 while the ship was in Norwegian waters. The fire was quickly […]