NATO’s Submarine Warfare Exercise Dynamic Manta 2018 kicks off tomorrow, off the Sicilian coast, with ships, submarines, aircraft and personnel from 10 Allied nations.
According to NATO press release submarines surface units and ASW planes and helicopters from Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Spain, Turkey, the UK and the United States, under the control of Commander, Submarines NATO (COMSUBNATO) taking part in the annual exercise.
Altogether 6 submarines, 9 ships, 10 ASW planes and 10 helicopters will try to hone their skill in anti-submarine warfare.
The aim of this exercise is to provide all participants with complex and challenging warfare training to enhance their interoperability and proficiency in anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare skills, with due regard for safety.
Below is the complete list of the participant:
|F-931||BNS Louise Marie||Frigate||Belgium|
|F-105||ESPS Cristobal Colon||Frigate||Spain|
|SSN 785||USS John Warner||Submarine||USA|
|S-529||ITS Romeo Romei||Submarine||Italy|
Click here for reports on previous Noble Manta exercises.