SNMCMG1 currently consists of the German flagship and replenishment vessel Donau, the Norwegian minesweeper Otra, the German minehunter Fulda and the British minehunter HMS Ramsey.
A flight test campaign dedicated to the configuration chosen by Kuwait is proceeding at pace, say Eurofighter.
The Canadian Armed Forces have concluded the deployment of a mobile air surveillance radar system to Iceland.
The Puget Sound area includes facilities where the P-8 Maritime Patrol Aircraft is being produced. The United Kingdom has ordered 9 boeing P-8A Poseidon Maritime Patrol aircraft, much of the fleet were still in build at the Boeing facilities.
Underwater submarine hunting gliders are being rigorously trialled in the North Atlantic, say the Royal Navy.
A Puma helicopter has been supporting medical evacuation training with the NHS in the Western Isles in Scotland.
Air forces from four NATO allies and two partner nations have conducted training flights over the Baltic Sea.
The US Navy have taken delivery of the USS Zumwalt.
"Military spending by France and the United Kingdom remained relatively stable", say the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute.