NATO deploys first focused maritime operation of 2021

by Dr. Lee Willett

Operation ‘Sea Guardian’ (OSG), NATO’s Mediterranean-based maritime security operation, carried out its first focused operation (FOCOP) for 2021 in the Alboran Sea. The February FOCOPS was led by the Spanish Navy’s Maritime Action Boats (Buques de Acción Marítima: BAM) patrol ship ESPS Meteoro, which deployed for 10 days to the Western Mediterranean’s Alboran Sea, supported by maritime patrol aircraft (MPAs) from Italy, Portugal, and Spain.

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Operation ‘Sea Guardian’ (OSG), NATO’s Mediterranean-based maritime security operation, carried out ...

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