German Maritime Patrol Aircraft Ends Op Atalanta Mission

first_imgBack to overview,Home naval-today German Maritime Patrol Aircraft Ends Op Atalanta Mission German Maritime Patrol Aircraft Ends Op Atalanta Mission View post tag: Mission View post tag: Naval View post tag: News by topic View post tag: Navy View post tag: Op Atalanta View post tag: Somalia View post tag: africa July 15, 2015 Authorities In July 2015 the German Maritime Patrol P3C-Orion aircraft completed a three month detachment with Operation Atalanta off the coast of Somalia.The Orion aircraft played a crucial role in the success of the European Union’s counter-piracy operation by acting as the ‘eyes in the sky’ to provide timely intelligence about patterns of life and any potential pirate activity along the Somali coastline and far out to sea.With an air patrol and search area one and half times the size of Europe, the German aircraft and its crew flew more than 250 operational flying hours, averaging nine hours per flight.Image: EUNAVFOR View post tag: Maritime View post tag: German View post tag: Patrol View post tag: Aircraft Share this articlelast_img

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