16 septembrie 2019

US and NATO partners use exercise to better protect waters where Russia operates

stripes.com

U.S. divers used underwater drones to find and clear simulated mines and submerged explosives in a NATO exercise that seeks to boost security in the Baltic Sea area, where Russia has grown more active. Eighteen countries, 40 vessels and 3,000 personnel are participating in this year’s two-week Northern Coasts exercise in the Danish straits, which link the Baltic Sea and the North Sea. “The Baltic Sea is of vital importance for the Alliance and is bordered by six NATO countries,” NATO [...]