VIDEO: Why NATO secures the seas

Published on March 2, 2018 by Nicholas Hoffman

Why is it so important to secure the seas? A NATO maritime commander has the answer. Mike Utley (UK Royal Navy) is the Commander of Standing NATO Maritime Group 2. The Group is one of the standing elements of the maritime component of the NATO Response Force (NRF), held at very high readiness to form the nucleus of an NRF surface maritime task group.