EUROMARFOR MULTIMEDIA CLIPS
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May 20, 2017
May 20, 2017

The Day of the Navy is celebrated in Portugal on May 20 since 1998, in honor of the great achievement of Vasco da Gama (c.1469-1524). This is the day when his pioneer fleet, for the first time in history linked Europe to the East by sea, arrived in Calicut in India in 1498.

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June 10, 2016
June 10, 2016

Commemorations of the National Day of Portugal highlighted by a military parade and by the President’s traditional speech.

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June 02, 2016
June 02, 2016

Held on the 2nd of June every year, it’s one of the country’s most important holidays; up there with the 4th of July in the US, and the 14th of July in France. Rome Republic Day has been celebrated with a military parade at the presence of the President of the Italian Repubblic,  the Prime Minister, the Minister of Defence, the CHOD and the Chief of the Armed Forces. This parade has taken place on the Via dei Fori Imperiali.

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May 20, 2016
May 20, 2016

The Portuguese Navy, tracing back to the 12th century, is the oldest continuously serving navy in the world. The first known battle of the Portuguese Navy was in 1180, during the reign of Portugal's first king, Afonso I of Portugal, but the date chosen for the anniversary was 20th of May to remember the greatest achievement of exploration voyages that were attained by Portuguese explorers, namely Vasco da Gama, who in 20th of May of 1498 arrived to India, becoming the European discoverer of the sea route to India.

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September 17, 2015
September 17, 2015

On September 17, 2015, the Commander in Chief of the Italian Fleet (CINCNAV), Vice Admiral Filippo Maria Foffi has assumed the Command of the European Maritime Force (EUROMARFOR), relieving the Spanish Admiral Javier Franco Suanzes (the Spanish Admiral of the Fleet - ALFLOT).

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September 17, 2015
September 17, 2015

Change of Command of EUROMARFOR

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May 15, 2015
May 15, 2015

European Maritime Force (EUROMARFOR) celebrated her twenty anniversary on the 15 MAY2015 in Cartagena.

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June 07, 2014
June 07, 2014

European Maritime Force (EUROMARFOR) was activated from 07-13 Jun 2014 for the Multicooperative Exercise with the Royal Navy of Morocco.

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June 21, 2011
June 21, 2011

European Maritime Force (EUROMARFOR) was activated on 21st June 2011 to contribute to participate in the exercise Contex-Phibex.

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June 17, 2010
June 17, 2010

European Maritime Force (EUROMARFOR) was activated on 17th June 2010 to participate in exercise Swordfish.

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September 15, 2009
September 15, 2009

The Portuguese Naval Commander (COMNAV),  Vice-Admiral Saldanha Lopes, took over command responsibility of EUROMARFOR from Admiral CINCNAV, Vice-Admiral Binelli Mantelli.

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March 23, 2009
March 23, 2009

EUROMARFOR Ammiraglio Giuseppe Lertora

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