Sweden Sends Vessels for Open Spirit 2015


first_img View post tag: Sweden Sweden Sends Vessels for Open Spirit 2015 It is estimated that around 75 thousand mines were places in the Baltic Sea during the two World Wars. An unknown number of those is still there.The annual historical ordnance disposal operation, named Open Spirit, is scheduled to take place off Estonia this year in an effort to search the sea bed and clear as many underwater explosives as possible.Swedish Navy, along with other nations, will once again be involved in this operation which will focus on the Eastern Baltic. On May 13 Sweden sent its mine countermeasures vessel HMS Sturkö M14 to Estonia. The vessel will be joined HMS Kullen and an EOD (Explosive Ordnance Disposal) team from the Fourth Naval Warfare Flotilla.Open Spirit 2015 will start this weekend in Tallinn, Estonia, where the vessels which will be conducting the operation are expected to meet.[mappress mapid=”15985″]Naval Today Staff, Image: Swedish Navy View post tag: Navy Authorities View post tag: News by topic View post tag: Open Spirit 2015 View post tag: vessels May 15, 2015 View post tag: Naval View post tag: europe Back to overview,Home naval-today Sweden Sends Vessels for Open Spirit 2015 Share this articlelast_img

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