Sweden is a nation with a rich maritime heritage, which has long played a significant role in international naval operations and security.

As a long-standing NATO Partner, Sweden has consistently demonstrated its commitment to European and transatlantic security through various collaborations and contributions to the NATO Alliance, particularly in the maritime domain.

“The combined experience in the Baltic region of NATO’s newest members Finland and Sweden will be of huge benefit to NATO,” said MARCOM’s Commander Surface Forces NATO, German Rear Admiral Stefan D. Pauly, who is in command of the NATO Very High Readiness Force Maritime (VJTF (M)) Task Force. “Their unique capabilities will provide a remarkable boost to Allied underwater domain awareness.”

Since Sweden officially joined the Alliance on March 7, NATO Standing Naval Forces have made two separate port visits to Stockholm. As well as extending a warm welcome to NATO’s newest member, these visits cement the relationship between Allied nations and their naval forces.

Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG1) made the first visit on March 19. The most recent visitor was the German flagship FGS Donau, of Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group 1 (SNMCMG1).

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George has a degree in Cyber Security from Glasgow Caledonian University and has a keen interest in naval and cyber security matters and has appeared on national radio and television to discuss current events. George is on Twitter at @geoallison
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Graham M
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21 days ago

Why can I not see those first 4 comments?

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