Backround and composition

SNMG2 (Standing NATO Response Force Maritime Group 2). Units assigned to this force are mostly from countries with access to the Mediterranean, although it is quite usual to find units from north european countries. The group is usually formed with up to eight units, generally destroyers and frigates. Initially established in 1992, as Standing Naval Force Mediterranean and commonly known as STANAVFORMED. 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 usually the Mediterranean Sea.

CountryNumberNameDetails
Netherlands NetherlandsF804De Ruyter ( Flagship )...See data
Spain SpainA15Cantabria...See data
Greece GreeceF466Nikiforos Fokas...See data
Turkey TurkeyF503Beycoz
Canada CanadaFFH339Charlottetown...See data
Denmark DenmarkL16Absalon
Greece GreeceP266Machitis
United Kingdom United KingdomP283Mersey...See data
Greece GreeceP69Krystallidis

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
09/12/2016 - ??/12/2016 Visit Souda, Greece
19/11/2016 - 28/11/2016 Exercise MAVI BALINA
19/11/2016 - ??/11/2016 Visit Aksaz, Turkey
15/11/2016 - ??/11/2016 Visit Izmir, Turkey
26/10/2016 - ??/10/2016 Visit Cartagena, Spain
06/09/2016 - ??/09/2016 Visit Souda, Greece
05/08/2016 - ??/08/2016 Visit Souda, Greece
03/08/2016 - ??/08/2016 Visit Constanta, Romania
27/07/2016 - 30/07/2016 Exercise SEA BREEZE
22/07/2016 - ??/07/2016 Visit Constanta, Romania
13/05/2016 - 16/05/2016 Visit Casablanca, Morocco
16/04/2016 - ??/04/2016 Visit Izmir, Turkey
13/04/2016 - ??/04/2016 Visit Constanta, Romania
05/02/2016 - ??/02/2016 Visit Souda, Greece
18/01/2016 - ??/01/2016 Visit Cagliari, Italy
20/12/2015 - ??/01/2016 Visit Wilhelmshaven, Germany
07/12/2015 - ??/12/2015 Visit Haifa, Israel
24/11/2015 - 30/11/2015 Visit Souda, Greece
03/10/2015 - ??/10/215 Visit Barcelona, Spain
??/10/2015 - ??/10/2015 Visit Barcelona, Spain
23/09/2015 - ??/09/2015 Exercise Dynamic Manta
04/09/2015 - ??/09/2015 Exercise Dynamic Guard
26/08/2015 - ??/08/2015 Visit Rota, Spain
21/08/2015 - 24/08/2015 Visit Tunis, Tunisia
05/08/2015 - ??/08/2015 Visit Aksaz, Turkey
19/06/2015 - 28/06/2015 Visit Kiel, Germany
29/05/2015 - ??/05/2015 Visit Tallin, Estonia
25/05/2015 - ??/05/2015 Visit Riga, Latvia
16/05/2015 - ??/05/2015 Visit Copenhaguen, Denmark
01/05/2015 - ??/05/2015 Exercise Dynamic Mongoose
01/05/2015 - ??/05/2015 Visit Bergen, Norway
10/04/2015 - ??/04/2015 Visit Faslane, United Kingdom
03/04/2015 - ??/04/2015 Visit Lisbon, Portugal
31/03/2015 - ??/04/2015 Visit Casablanca, Morocco
21/03/2015 - ??/03/2015 Visit Istambul, Turkey
13/03/2015 - 15/03/2015 Visit Constanta, Romania
07/03/2015 - ??/03/2015 Visit Varna, Bulgaria
25/02/2015 - ??/02/2015 Visit Piraeus, Greece
13/02/2015 - ??/02/2015 Visit Trieste, Italy
06/02/2015 - ??/02/2015 Visit Split, Croatia
03/02/2015 - ??/02/2015 Visit Souda, Greece
18/01/2015 - ??/01/2015 Visit Catania, Italy
14/01/2015 - ??/01/2015 Visit Barcelona, Spain
06/01/2015 - ??/01/2015 Visit Lisbon, Portugal