German Navy Fleet Tracker

Follow the Fleet Tracker to see what the German Navy is up to!

With our weekly maps, you will be able to see:

- German naval operating areas,

- NATO, EU & UN maritime operations with German participation,

- Major exercises of allies and partner nations

 

Please be aware, that all the information is open source and unclassified. The Tracker does not represent exact locations of the vessels; only areas of operation.

Header image by Helwin Scharn CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

 

Calendar Week 21 - 2021 | 31.05. - 06.06.

Calender Week 22 of 2021: Click on the picture to get to our interactive map.

 

BALTOPS 2021: The annual exercise in the Baltic Sea started on Sunday, 06.06.2021. The German Navy participates with the frigate FGS Sachsen (F 219).

Formidable Shield: FGS Hamburg F 220 is participating at the NATO exercise, led by the U.S. Sixth Fleet.

 

Be aware that vessels, especially in the Baltic and North Sea Region, may have only been present for a day or some days of the week.

 

 

Calendar Week 21 - 2021 | 24.05. - 30.05.

Calender Week 21 of 2021: Click on the picture to get to our interactive map.

 

SNMG2: The FGS Lübeck F 214 took over the command of the NATO Group from FGS Werra A 514

Formidable Shield: FGS Hamburg F 220 is participating at the NATO exercise, led by the U.S. Sixth Fleet.

 

Be aware that vessels, especially in the Baltic and North Sea Region, may have only been present for a day or some days of the week.

 

 

Calendar Week 20 - 2021 | 17.05. - 23.05.

Calender Week 20 of 2021: Click on the picture to get to our interactive map.

 

North Sea: The FGS Sachsen-Anhalt F 224 is the third F 125 class frigate to be commissioned by the German Navy

Formidable Shield: FGS Hamburg F 220 and FGS Spessart A 1442 are participating at the NATO exercise.

 

Be aware that vessels, especially in the Baltic and North Sea Region, may have only been present for a day or some days of the week.

 

 

Calendar Week 19 - 2021 | 10.05. - 16.05.

Calender Week 19 of 2021: Click on the picture to get to our interactive map.

 

 

Be aware that vessels, especially in the Baltic and North Sea Region, may have only been present for a day or some days of the week.

 

 

Calendar Week 18 - 2021 | 03.05. - 09.05.

Calender Week 18 of 2021: Click on the picture to get to our interactive map.

 

North Sea Region: FGS Hamburg (F 220) and FGS Main (A 515) are conducting missile firing exercises together with a P-3C Orion and the German Army off the coast of Norway.

 

Be aware that vessels, especially in the Baltic and North Sea Region, may have only been present for a day or some days of the week.

 

 

Calendar Week 17 - 2021 | 26.04. - 02.05.

Calender Week 17 of 2021: Click on the picture to get to our interactive map.

 

Germany has extended its mandates for IRINI and ATALANTA for another year.

 

Be aware that vessels, especially in the Baltic and North Sea Region, may have only been present for a day or some days of the week.

 

 

Calendar Week 16 - 2021 | 19.04. - 25.04.

Calender Week 16 of 2021: Click on the picture to get to our interactive map.

 

SNMCMG1: FGS Sulzbach-Rosenberg (M 1062) is part of the OPEN SPIRIT 2021 mine countermeasures exercise in Estonian waters.

 

Be aware that vessels, especially in the Baltic and North Sea Region, may have only been present for a day or some days of the week.

 

 

Calendar Week 15 - 2021 | 12.04. - 18.04.

Calender Week 15 of 2021: Click on the picture to get to our interactive map.

 

SNMCMG1: FGS Sulzbach-Rosenberg (M 1062) is on the way to its deployment at the Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group.

 

Be aware that vessels, especially in the Baltic and North Sea Region, may have only been present for a day or some days of the week.

 

 

Calendar Week 14 - 2021 | 05.04. - 11.04.

Calender Week 14 of 2021: Click on the picture to get to our interactive map.

 

SNMCMG1: FGS Datteln (M 1068) completed its deployment at the Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group on Sunday.

 

Be aware that vessels, especially in the Baltic and North Sea Region, may have only been present for a day or some days of the week.

 

 

Calendar Week 13 - 2021 | 29.03. - 04.04.

Calender Week 13 of 2021: Click on the picture to get to our interactive map.

 

 

Be aware that vessels, especially in the Baltic and North Sea Region, may have only been present for a day or some days of the week.

 

 

Calendar Week 12 - 2021 | 22.03. - 28.03.

Calender Week 12 of 2021: Click on the picture to get to our interactive map.

 

Baltic Mine Countermeasures Squadron Exercise: A German led exercise is currently taking place in the Baltic Sea. FGS Elbe, FGS Bad Rappenau, FGS Fulda and FGS Grömitz are training together with vessels of Denmark, Belgium, Latvia and Lithuania.

IRINI: FGS Berlin has taken over the command of IRINI. The P-3C Orion has finished its deployment.

SNMG1: FGS Spessart has finished its deployment.

 

Be aware that vessels, especially in the Baltic and North Sea Region, may have only been present for a day or some days of the week.

 

 

Calendar Week 11 - 2021 | 15.03. - 21.03.

Calender Week 11 of 2021: Click on the picture to get to our interactive map.

 

IRINI: FGS Berlin has taken over the command of IRINI. The P-3C Orion has finished its deployment.

SNMG1: FGS Spessart has finished its deployment.

Baltic Mine Countermeasures Squadron Exercise: A German led exercise is currently taking place in the Baltic Sea. FGS Elbe, FGS Bad Rappenau, FGS Fulda and FGS Grömitz are training together with vessels of Denmark, Belgium, Latvia and Lithuania.

 

Be aware that vessels, especially in the Baltic and North Sea Region, may have only been present for a day or some days of the week.

 

 

Calendar Week 10 - 2021 | 08.03. - 14.03.

Calender Week 10 of 2021: Click on the picture to get to our interactive map.

 

IRINI: FGS Berlin is on its way to its deployment at IRINI together with two Sea Lynx.

SNMG1: SNMG1 was conducting task group manoeuvres in the Baltic Sea together with vessels of the Royal Navy.

Baltic Sea: FGS Sachsen (F 219) has returned to Wilhelmshaven after training exercises in the Baltic Sea.

Other: The German Navy Sailing Training Ship Gorch Fock was put back into water after several years of extensive repairs.

 

Be aware that vessels, especially in the Baltic and North Sea Region, may have only been present for a day or some days of the week.

 

 

Calendar Week 09 - 2021 | 01.03. - 07.03.

Calender Week 09 of 2021: Click on the picture to get to our interactive map.

 

IRINI: FGS Berlin is on its way to its deployment at IRINI together with two Sea Lynx.

Support Squadron SQUADEX 2021: FGS Elbe (A 511) and FGS Sulzbach Rosenberg (M 1062) conducted a SQUADEX together with helicopters of the 5th Naval Aviation Squadron and mine divers of the Sea Bataillon.

DYNAMIC MANTA: Anti-submarine exercise in the Mediterranean. A German P-3C Orion is participating at the NATO exercise in the Mediterranean. The P-3C Orion is flying for IRINI at the same time.

 

Be aware that vessels, especially in the Baltic and North Sea Region, may have only been present for a day or some days of the week.

 

 

Calendar Week 08 - 2021 | 22.02. - 28.02.

Calender Week 08 of 2021: Click on the picture to get to our interactive map.

 

Support Squadron SQUADEX 2021: FGS Elbe (A 511) and FGS Sulzbach Rosenberg (M 1062) conducted a SQUADEX together with helicopters of the 5th Naval Aviation Squadron and mine divers of the Sea Bataillon.

DYNAMIC MANTA: Anti-submarine exercise in the Mediterranean. A German P-3C Orion is participating at the NATO exercise in the Mediterranean. The P-3C Orion is flying for IRINI at the same time.

 

Be aware that vessels, especially in the Baltic and North Sea Region, may have only been present for a day or some days of the week.

 

 

Calendar Week 07 - 2021 | 15.02. - 21.02.

Calender Week 07 of 2021: Click on the picture to get to our interactive map.

 

IRINI: A German P-3C Orion made its first flight at IRINI again after it had to leave the mission due to a technical issue.

 

Be aware that vessels, especially in the Baltic and North Sea Region, may have only been present for a day or some days of the week.

 

 

Calendar Week 06 - 2021 | 08.02. - 14.02.

Calender Week 06 of 2021: Click on the picture to get to our interactive map.

 

 

Be aware that vessels, especially in the Baltic and North Sea Region, may have only been present for a day or some days of the week.

 

 

Calendar Week 05 - 2021 | 01.02. - 7.02.

Calender Week 05 of 2021: Click on the picture to get to our interactive map.

 

 

Be aware that vessels, especially in the Baltic and North Sea Region, may have only been present for a day or some days of the week.

 

 

Calendar Week 04 - 2021 | 25.01. - 31.01.

Calender Week 04 of 2021: Click on the picture to get to our interactive map.

 

SNMG1: The frigates Baden-Württemberg (F 222) and Bayern (F 217) conducted a PASSEX exercise with HMCS Halifax.

IRINI: The P-3C Orion had to drop out of the mission temporarily due to technical problems.

 

Be aware that vessels, especially in the Baltic and North Sea Region, may have only been present for a day or some days of the week.

 

 

Calendar Week 03 - 2021 | 18.01. - 24.01.

Calender Week 03 of 2021: Click on the picture to get to our interactive map.

 

SNMG2: FGS Werra (A 514) has taken over (25.01.2021 00:01h) the command of the SNMG2 and FGS Brandenburg is currently returning to Wilhelmshaven.

 

Be aware that vessels, especially in the Baltic and North Sea Region, may have only been present for a day or some days of the week.

 

 

Calendar Week 02 - 2021 | 11.01. - 17.01.

Calender Week 02 of 2021: Click on the picture to get to our interactive map.

 

SNMG1: FGS Spessart (A 1442) joined the Standing NATO Maritime Group.

SNMG2: FGS Werra (A 514) is currently on its way to replace FGS Brandenburg (F 215) at SNMG2

SNMCMG1: FGS Datteln (M 1068) joined the Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group.

 

Be aware that vessels, especially in the Baltic and North Sea Region, may have only been present for a day or some days of the week.

 

 

Calendar Week 01 - 2021 | 01.01. - 10.01.

Calender Week 01 of 2021: Click on the picture to get to our interactive map.

 

SNMG2: FGS Werra (A 514) is currently on its way to replace FGS Brandenburg (F 215) at SNMG2

 

Be aware that vessels, especially in the Baltic and North Sea Region, may have only been present for a day or some days of the week.

 

 

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Fleet Tracker Report 2020

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