NATO Warships Arrive in Split

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ZAGREB, March 24, 2018 – The ships of the Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group are on a visit to the Adriatic city of Split and the Croatian Navy for a joint naval exercise with Croatian ships.

NATO ships will be staying in Split from March 23 to March 27.

Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group 2 (SNMCMG2) is a NATO standing mine countermeasures Immediate Reaction Force.

SNMCMG2 normally comprises up to 8 mine hunters or mine sweepers and a support ship from NATO nations.

SNMCMG2 operates as an integral unit whether participating in exercises or conducting real-world operational missions. It is employed primarily in the Mediterranean area but, as required, will be available anywhere NATO requires it to deploy. Command of the force rotates among contributing nations.


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