French Gowind L’Adroit concludes Op Sophia stint

French Navy Gowind-class patrol vessel FS L’Adroit has concluded a month-long deployment to the Mediterranean Sea ...

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Frigate Mecklenburg-Vorpommern deploys to operation Sophia

Germany is sending its F123 frigate Mecklenburg-Vorpommern to the Mediterranean Sea and EU’s migrant-rescue ...

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EU extends Mediterranean migrant mission to 2018

The European Union migrant-rescue mission in the Mediterranean Sea has been extended and will now run until ...

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BNS Louise-Marie concludes operation Sophia deployment

Belgian Navy frigate BNS Louise Marie concluded her deployment to the EU-led migrant crisis operation in the ...

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Italy blocks extension of EU migrant mission in the Med

Following an EU Committee report into the operation Sophia which said the undertaking is not working, EU members ...

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Spanish frigate ESPS Victoria deploys to operation Sophia

Spanish Navy frigate Victoria departed Rota Naval Base on June 18 setting sail for Italy where she will integrate ...

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Belgian Navy frigate deploys to operation Sophia

Belgian Navy’s multi-purpose frigate BNS Louise Marie departed Belgian naval base Zeebrugge on Monday to ...

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French Navy Atlantique 2 MPA on first ever op Sophia flight

A French Navy Atlantique 2 maritime patrol aircraft conducted its first ever operational flight as part of ...

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German fleet tender intercepts Libyan weapons in the Med

A German Navy fleet tender with an embarked team of Lithuanian boarding specialists intercepted a Libyan ...

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Italian aircraft carrier leaves Mediterranean Sea operation

Italian Navy aircraft carrier ITS Giuseppe Garibaldi concluded its participation in the EU NAVFOR-led operation ...

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German tender to return from Mediterranean Sea deployment

German Navy tender ‘Main’ is set to return to its homeport in Eckernförde on April 13, concluding her ...

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New fleet tender to join operation Sophia in the Med

Ships assigned to the EU-led operation Sophia will be welcoming a new fleet tender to their group once the German ...

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French Navy ships switch places in Mediterranean Sea

French Navy’s D’Estienne d’Orves-class aviso FS Commandant Birot replaced its sister ship FS Commandant Bouan ...

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Slovak military police train for Op Sophia deployment

Members of the Slovak military police have traveled to Germany to prepare for their deployment to the EUNAVFOR-led ...

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Lithuania deploys vessel boarding team to operation Sophia

The Lithuanian Ministry of Defense has deployed a 12-man strong vessel boarding team to the European Union-led ...

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Austria deploys special ops boarding team to Op Sophia

Austrian Jagdkommandos, an Austrian Armed Forces’ Special Operations group, will embark German Navy tender ...

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Greek submarine joins EU's Mediterranean Sea mission

The Hellenic Navy’s Type 209 submarine HS Poseidon will be joining the EUNAVFOR operation in the ...

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ITS San Giorgio ends Op Sophia deployment

Italian Navy amphibious transport dock ITS San Giorgio wrapped up her participation in the EU-led operation Sophia ...

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French ships rotate in operation Sophia

One French ship was replaced by another in the Mediterranean Sea operation Sophia after FS Commandant Bouan took ...

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Spanish frigate Canarias saves 484 off Libya

In her second operation since joining the EUNAVFOR mission, Spanish frigate Canarias (F-86) rescued 494 migrants ...

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EU, Libyan Navy start second phase of maritime training

Maritime law and operations training that EU and Libyan Navy and Coast Guard started in October 2016 entered the ...

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