Spanish Frigate in the Black Sea for NATO Mission

Spanish Frigate in the Black Sea for NATO Mission
Spanish Frigate in the Black Sea for NATO Mission

The 'Méndez Núñez', the command ship of the NATO Permanent Maritime Group number 2 (SNMG-2), entered the Black Sea with maritime surveillance missions.


Russian news agency Sputnik stated on Wednesday that Russian naval forces began "monitoring" its "actions," according to Russia's National Defence Management Centre.

The SNMG-2 is a naval force that integrates surface and air units from different allied countries. The group's primary function is to provide NATO with an immediate operational reaction capability in naval scenarios. The Spanish Navy has maintained its continued presence in these groups for more than thirty years.