>NATO Maritime Group transits Suez Canal

>According to SHAPE press release SNMG-2 passed Suez Canal today.

SNMG-2 is going to protect the ships of the World Food Program and will work together with naval assets of the European Union and the US Led Operation enduring Freedom.

SNMG-2 consists of:

ITS Durand de la Penne (flagship, destroyer D560, Italy)

FGS Karlsruhe (frigate F212, Germany)

FGS Rhön (auxiliary A1443, Germany)

HS Themistokles (frigate F465, Greece)

TCG Gökova (frigate F496, Turkey)

HMS Cumberland (frigate F85, United Kingdom)

USS The Sullivans (destroyer DDG 68, USA)

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