Latest "BALTOPS" stories
Major Baltic Sea exercise kicks off as Swedish, Finnish NATO bids wait on Turkey
The NATO exercise BALTOPS – to be held on the Baltic Sea next week – is the latest showing of unity and military strength as Sweden and Finland trade neutrality for NATO’s embrace in the wake of Russia’s three-month-old invasion of Ukraine.
By Joe Gould
Cyber warfare tests BALTOPS exercise participants for the first time
“This training environment closely simulates real world operations and will provide a comparable training to our operating commanders and all the crews,” says chief of staff for Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO.
Major maritime exercise in the Baltic region could be scaled back over COVID-19
“With each passing second of the day we are taking a look at each and every one of our activities to make sure that we can potentially preserver as many as possible."
By Shawn Snow
Navy 2nd Fleet commander: Atlantic Ocean is a ‘battle space’
The resurrected fleet reached its full operational status on New Year’s Eve.
By Courtney Mabeus
Why the Navy will deploy the Truman Carrier Strike Group (again)
It will be the third deployment in four years.
By Mark D. Faram