Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO
|Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO|
Coat of arms
|Active||1 July 2004–present|
|Allegiance||North Atlantic Treaty Organization|
|Commander||Vice Admiral James G. Foggo III, USN|
|Deputy Commander||Rear Admiral Paddy A. Mcalpine, CBE RN|
Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO (STRIKFORNATO) is the principal naval service command of the Allied Command Operations for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, replacing Naval Striking and Support Forces Southern Europe (STRIKFORSOUTH). STRIKFORNATO is commanded by Commander United States Sixth Fleet, and it is the only command capable of leading an expanded maritime task force.
- Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO, Factsheet: High Readiness Force. Retrieved September 2008.
- Smith, James L. (June 2015). "Meet NATO's Maritime 911 Battle Force". United States Naval Institute Proceedings. 141 (6).
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