26 Feb '14, 3pm

HMS Kent has completed NATO's submarine warfare exercise Dynamic Mongoose 2014 off Norway

HMS Kent has completed NATO's submarine warfare exercise Dynamic Mongoose 2014 off Norway

Portsmouth based HMS Kent has been in Norway taking part in NATO’s submarine warfare exercise Dynamic Mongoose 2014 (DMON 14). In rough seas and high winds the allied nations were given the opportunity to train for a variety of scenarios. Submarines attended from France, Portugal and Norway and surface ships from France, Germany, Norway, Poland and the UK with additional personnel from Canada and the USA providing assistance. In total there were 10 surface vessels, three submarines and three Maritime Patrol aircraft along with embarked helicopters and a further four Merlin helicopters from RNAS Culdrose, in Cornwall. Warships fell under the command of Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG-1) Commodore Nils Andreas Stensønes He said: "During this exercise, SNMG-1 grew from two to a task group of 10 vessels. This demonstrates how the group can seamlessly integrate vessels f...

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