NATO’s maritime fleet flexes its muscles in the North Atlantic, both for ongoing training and to prepare elements of the force to become part of the NATO Response Force 2017 (Maritime).
Three NATO Maritime Groups participated in NATO exercise Noble Mariner 2016. Noble Mariner was part of a larger UK Royal Navy exercise named Joint Warrior and served as a certification event for the NATO Response Force (NRF) Maritime component.
Training included anti-submarine warfare, mine counter-measures, maritime security, live fire and close air support.
Footage includes marines performing anti-landing drills with small arms fire, anti-submarine warfare drills, air defence drills. Various fleet ships manoeuvring at sea, helicopters taking off and flying over exercise area. Aerial shots of ships from various nations.