6 NATO ships to stage war games in Black SeaMore “War Games” are taking place as reports indicate Six NATO warships arrived in the Black Sea on Wednesday to take part in exercises with the Bulgarian, Romanian and Turkish navies, the Alliance’s Maritime Command (MARCOM) said in a statement. The assignment of the vessels is Standing NATO Maritime Group Two (SNMG2), which is headed by US Rear Admiral Brad Williamson. SNMG2 currently consists of flagship US cruiser guided missile, the USS Vicksburg, as well as Canada’s HMCS Fredericton, Turkey’s TCG Turgutreis, FGS Spessart of Germany, Italian frigate ITS Aliseo and ROS Regina Maria of the US. FULL REPORT