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Operation Sea Guardian patrols the Mediterranean Sea

26 Nov 2020 17:38

Synopsis

Operation Sea Guardian, NATO’s ongoing effort to counter illegal activity in the Mediterranean Sea and enhance maritime situational awareness, is currently underway with Bulgaria, Spain and the United Kingdom contributing forces. The UK Royal Navy flagship HMS Albion and the supporting ship RFA Lyme Bay are working with the Bulgarian Navy frigate BGS Smeli, the Spanish Navy frigate ESPS Cristóbal Colón and the Spanish Navy replenishment ship ESPS Patiño – which currently comprise NATO’s Standing Maritime Group Two – to curb terrorism, smuggling and illegal trafficking. Footage includes shots of Allied ships underway.

Teaser

Operation Sea Guardian, NATO’s ongoing effort to counter illegal activity in the Mediterranean Sea and enhance maritime situational awareness, is currently underway with Bulgaria, Spain and the United Kingdom contributing forces.

Transcript

1. (00:00) AERIAL SHOT – UK ROYAL NAVY AMPHIBIOUS TRANSPORT DOCK HMS ALBION UNDERWAY 2. (00:05) WIDE SHOT – SHIPS SAILING IN SINGLE FILE 3. (00:14) SPANISH REPLENISHMENT SHIP ESPS PATIÑO TRAILING SPANISH FRIGATE ESPS CRISTÓBAL COLÓN 4. (00:20) WIDE SHOT – SPANISH NAVY SH-3 SEA KING HELICOPTER DEPARTING HMS ALBION AS SAILORS WAVE 5. (00:26) WIDE SHOT – ESPS PATIÑO UNDERWAY 6. (00:35) VARIOUS SHOTS – ESPS CRISTÓBAL COLÓN UNDERWAY 7. (00:51) VARIOUS SHOTS – BULGARIAN FRIGATE BGS SMELI UNDERWAY ###

Media tags

Reference
NATO826632
Date filming
01 Nov 2020 12:00
End date filming
26 Nov 2020 12:00
Location
Mediterranean Sea
Usage rights
This media asset is free for editorial broadcast, print, online and radio use. It is restricted for use for other purposes. Footage courtesy of UK Royal Navy.
Type
B-roll