News from SNMCMG 1 - Source: MCC Northwood
Sailing from the storm
SNMCMG1 sailed a record distance, in one stretch, to escape a growing storm and maintain their busy programme.
SNMCMG1 refuels in mid-Atlantic
The Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group No1 (SNMCMG1) is currently crossing the Atlantic en-route to the American East coast in order to take part in both Canadian and American joint exercises. The
SNMCMG1 goes west
SNMCMG1 is currently assembling in Plymouth and will then commence a transit to North America.
Clearing up a little story
Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group 1 (SNMCMG1) are currently off the coast of Dieppe carrying out a planned Live Ordnance Disposal Operation (HOD Ops).
Mediterranean, dinghies and mines - Fully Combat Ready!
After some 48 days in the Mediterranean, Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group passes out to the west through the Strait of Gibraltar on the 7Ih of April enroute to its more traditional operations area in the English Channel.
Making the seas safer
Whilst the risk to the public from unexploded ordnance in European waters is relatively small, it is present. Which is where, NATO’s Standing NATO Maritime Counter Measure Groups (SNMCMGs) come in.
Chief of Staff MCC Northwood HQ visits SNMCMG1
Leading up to the Exercise LOYAL MARINER 09 Chief of Staff MCC Northwood Rear Admiral Hubert Hass (German Navy) visited Standing NATO Maritime Counter Measures Group 1 (SNMCMG1) alongside Cagliari, Sardinia 1-2 March 2009.