NATO anti-submarine warfare exercise gets underway in Italy

  • 22 Feb. 2021 -
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  • Last updated: 23 Feb. 2021 10:50

Submarines, ships and aircraft from eight NATO Allies are taking part in a major naval exercise which started off the Sicilian coast on Monday (22 February 2021). Exercise Dynamic Manta is NATO’s annual anti-submarine-warfare exercise which helps to ensure Allies can operate together seamlessly. Belgium, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Spain, Turkey and the United States are participating, with five submarines, five surface ships, five maritime patrol aircraft, and a French aircraft carrier with its support ships.