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JULY 2024

Dynamic Mariner, Nato Shows Its Muscles In The Eastern Mediterranean

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Dynamic Mariner, Nato Shows Its Muscles In The Eastern Mediterranean

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Written by Piero Messina

In recent days the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower passed the Strait of Gibraltar and is heading to the eastern Mediterranean. In that strategic area both for the conflict in Israel and for what is happening in Ukraine, we will find ourselves in the presence of the largest concentration of NATO ships in operational order for several decades. At least 43 boats will be deployed, excluding submarines, which are certainly present in the scenario but whose number cannot be known.

But in reality naval battle deployment is potentially much more invasive. From 23 October to 6 November, the NATO Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM) Dynamic Mariner 23 exercises will be held in Italian waters: the naval forces deployed include another 30 ships, including the Cavour, belonging to 14 NATO member nations. These exercises are very important for Italy because in 2024 the Italian Navy will be in charge of the NATO Response Force Maritime element (NRF/M).

Led by NATO Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM), the exercise is vital training for the Italian Navy, as it prepares to take over the NATO Response Force Maritime element (NRF/M) from Türkiye in 2024. The NRF is a highly ready and technologically advanced multinational force that comprises land, air, maritime and Special Operations Force components which the Alliance can deploy quickly, whenever and wherever needed.

Participants in Exercise Dynamic Mariner will engage in a wide range of training activities, including anti-submarine warfare, anti-air warfare, amphibious operations, mine countermeasures, boarding exercises, choke point transit and critical undersea infrastructure (CUI) protection operations. Capabilities will be tested across multiple domains – air, land and sea, as well as the asymmetric battlespace including cyber warfare.

The exercise will feature a diverse range of naval assets – approximately 30 warships including an Italian aircraft carrier, submarines, helicopters and aircraft, including Harriers and F-35B Lightning II Joint Strike Fighters, as well as more than 6,000 troops, staff officers and observers from a total of 14 Allied nations – Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Spain, Türkiye, the United Kingdom and the United States.

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Oulux

may the mediterranean sea swallow those troops, the same way the river nile ate pharaoh and his oppressive army.

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Lo Hung Testicle

amen.

may the wrath of the lord destroy those who have punished and controlled free man for millennia

jens holm

may jesus turn all water in muslim countries to wine too.

Tliban

dumbo amerikan sowed muscles in afghanistan hide under rock w lgbt lizards

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jens holm

we are not invasive. he live here.

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TomSawyer

maybe hizballah and iran are next 😀

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Martillo

lining up all of onkel schmuel’s rusty ww2 rubber ducks in the mediterranean septic tank. perfect targets for iran’s hypersonic fatah missiles and an end to the abomination in khazar occupied palestine. now let the flocks of beautiful iranian “birds” fly over khazaria as they have been flying for mother russia over rump ukraine. natostan is mortally wounded and totally bankrupt. the time is here for global change.

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kymsheba

this has all the markings of an attack on iran under the cover of exercise otherwise why would there be such a concentration of the largest nato fllet ever assembled just for exercises. i hope iran is on full alert and at the first hint of an attack against them that they sink all those carriers to start with if nato are that stupid to try it. =z=

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Boycott USA the world's bully

so easily enough fire power to stop the immigrant invasion from africa, and yet they do nothing.

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John Kesich

hmmm, i wonder if any pipelines will mysteriously explode in the area after this exercise ends.

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