Royal Danish Navy in NATO Maritime Security-1

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Since August 2010 the Royal Danish Navy has been vital part of  NATO Operation Oceans Shield Its participation has been by troops, military aircraft and vessels including:

  • Frigate Iver Huitfeldt with the required crew and helicopter from October to December 2013
  • Support Ship Esbern Snare Iver with the crew from June to December 2014
  • Surveillance aircraft of the type Challenger from September to November 2014 

Earlier this month on September 12, Danish Vessel HDMS Absalon has rejoined the Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 in the Mediterranean Sea. This is not the first time that the support Ship Absalon has been deployed for the NATO Operation–the Vessel has been also before part of NATO Oceans Shield in 2010.

In the next article we will continue on Royal Danish Navy and one of its astound hostage rescue Operation in the counter-piracy.  danish-frigate-hdms-absalon-sep-2016-dk-in-nato

 

 

 

September 20, 2016 ©DK mission to NATO

 

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