Ships from Canada, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain, the United Kingdom, and the United States participated in a live-fire integrated air and missile defense (IAMD) scenario, defending against a ballistic missile target as well as three anti-ship cruise missiles Oct. 15 as part of exercise Formidable Shield 2017 (FS17). Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO (STRIKFORNATO) is conducting Formidable Shield on behalf of the U.S. 6th Fleet. The U.S. Missile Defense Agency is also a major participant in this exercise.
Naval forces from Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Iceland, the Netherlands, Norway, the United Kingdom and the United States concluded the NATO Allied Maritime Command-led exercise Dynamic Mongoose 2017, in the North Atlantic Ocean, July 6, 2017.
ODESSA, Ukraine (July 21, 2017) The Turkish Ay-class submarine TCG Batiray (S-349) and a U.S. P-8A Poseidon from Naval Air Station Sigonella, Italy, took anti-submarine warfare (ASW) training to an advanced level during exercise Sea Breeze 2017.
NAPLES, Italy – U.S. Navy Admiral Michelle Howard took command of Allied Joint Force Command Naples and U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa during a ceremony held at the JFC Naples headquarters, June 7, 2016.
Sailors, operating forward in the U.S. 6th Fleet, conduct daily operations, port visits and engage with allies and partners to maintain a forward presence throughout Europe and Africa and improve maritime security.
The following blog is from Capt. Augustus P. Bennett, commodore, Amphibious Squadron Four, speaking on his experience during the fourth day of the Turkish-led and hosted amphibious exercise Egemen 2015, Oct. 27.