Backround and composition

SNMCMG1 (Standing NATO Response Force Mine Countermeasures Group 1). Units assigned to this force are mostly from countries with access to the Atlantic. The group is usually formed with five or six minehunters and a support ship, usually acting as flagship. Commonly known as MCMFORNORTH, recently changed itīs original name, due to changes in NATO doctrine. Currently is one the groups forming the maritime component of NATOīs Response Force (NRF). Itīs area of operations is the northern atlantic, from Norway to the Strait of Gibraltar, Ireland to the Baltic Sea.

CountryNumberNameDetails
Germany GermanyA511Elbe ( Flagship )...See data
Lithuania LithuaniaM02Imanta
United Kingdom United KingdomM108Grimsby...See data
Estonia EstoniaM314Sakala
Norway NorwayM342Maloy...See data
Lithuania LithuaniaM53Skalvis...See data
Belgium BelgiumM923Narcis...See data

Events

List of visits, exercises and events of the fleet. Due to obvious reasons it is almost impossible to have accurate data at all times, feedback is always welcome and iīll more than happy to correct inacurate or missing data.

DatesTypeName
21/10/2016 - ??/10/2016 Visit Aberdeen, United Kingdom
21/07/2016 - ??/07/2016 Visit Haakonsvern, Norway
03/06/2016 - 19/06/2016 Exercise BALTOPS 16
26/05/2016 - ??/05/2016 Visit Klaipeda, Lithuania
13/05/2016 - ??/05/2016 Visit Klaipeda, Lithuania
29/04/2016 - ??/05/2016 Visit Kristiansand, Norway
22/04/2016 - ??/04/2016 Visit Faslane, United Kingdom
04/03/2016 - ??/04/2016 Visit Zeebrugge, Belgium
01/04/2016 - ??/04/2016 Visit Dublin, Ireland
23/03/2016 - ??/03/2016 Visit Portsmouth, United Kingdom
17/03/2016 - ??/03/2016 Visit Zeebrugge, Belgium
26/02/2016 - ??/02/2016 Visit Amsterdam, Netherlands
24/02/2016 - ??/02/2016 Visit Kiel, Germany
24/02/2016 - ??/02/2016 Visit Den Helder, Netherlands
05/02/2016 - ??/02/2016 Visit Ronne, Denmark
29/01/2016 - ??/01/2016 Visit Copenhaguen, Denmark
26/11/2015 - ??/11/2015 Visit London, United Kingdom
??/11/2015 - 11/11/2015 Visit Lisbon, Portugal
09/10/2015 - ??/10/2015 Visit La Coruña, Spain
02/10/2015 - ??/10/2015 Visit Brest, France
29/09/2015 - ??/09/2015 Exercise Northern Coasts
28/09/2015 - ??/09/2015 Visit Kiel, Germany
04/09/2015 - ??/09/2015 Visit Hamburg, Germany
28/08/2015 - ??/08/2015 Visit Den Helder, Netherlands
21/08/2015 - ??/08/2015 Visit Rotterdam, Netherlands
10/08/2015 - ??/08/2015 Visit Zeebrugge, Belgium
26/06/2015 - ??/06/2015 Visit Rota, Spain
19/06/2015 - 28/06/2015 Visit Kiel, Germany
04/06/2015 - ??/06/2015 Visit Gdynia, Poland
29/05/2015 - ??/05/2015 Visit Tallin, Estonia
08/05/2015 - ??/05/2015 Visit Klaipeda, Lithuania
01/05/2015 - ??/05/2015 Visit Göteborg, Sweden
25/04/2015 - ??/04/2015 Visit Glasgow, United Kingdom
10/04/2015 - ??/04/2015 Visit Glasgow, United Kingdom
10/04/2015 - ??/04/2015 Exercise Joint Warrior 151
02/04/2015 - ??/04/2015 Visit Falmouth, United Kingdom
27/03/2015 - ??/03/2015 Visit Cherbourg, France
13/03/2015 - ??/03/2015 Visit Zeebrugge, Belgium
06/03/2015 - ??/03/2015 Visit Amsterdam, Netherlands
27/02/2015 - ??/02/2015 Visit Kiel, Germany
20/02/2015 - ??/02/2015 Visit Gdynia, Poland
13/02/2015 - ??/02/2015 Visit Copenhaguen, Denmark
30/01/2015 - ??/02/2015 Visit Kiel, Germany