Improve NATO’s Black Sea Maritime Posture Through Operation Sea Guardian

By Colin Barnard  In a recent article for CIMSEC, I proposed three ways to improve U.S. maritime posture in Europe, including the forward basing of small surface combatants in the Baltic and Barents Seas. Due to the Montreux Convention, however, only littoral states are able to base warships in the Black Sea, which excludes the … Continue reading Improve NATO’s Black Sea Maritime Posture Through Operation Sea Guardian →

Improve NATO’s Black Sea Maritime Posture Through Operation Sea Guardian
By Colin Barnard  In a recent article for CIMSEC, I proposed three ways to improve U.S. maritime posture in Europe, including the forward basing of small surface combatants in the Baltic and Barents Seas. Due to the Montreux Convention, however, only littoral states are able to base warships in the Black Sea, which excludes the … Continue reading Improve NATO’s Black Sea Maritime Posture Through Operation Sea Guardian