News within the scope of EUROMARFOR
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April 26, 2016
April 26, 2016
The Australian Prime Minister announced today in Adelaide, that the next generation of 12 submarines will be constructed in Adelaide, with DCNS of France selected as the preferred international partner for the design. The $50 billion Future Submarine Project is the largest and most complex defence acquisition Australia has ever undertaken. It will deliver a […]  Read more
April 25, 2016
April 25, 2016
A Tri-Service exercise designed to test the Anglo-French working partnership has completed on April 22nd, after a fortnight of exercising on sea, land and air. Eight warships from the Royal Navy and Marine Nationale took part – Royal Navy flagship HMS Ocean, HMS Bulwark, HMS Sutherland, as well as RFA Lyme Bay and French frigates […]  Read more
April 20, 2016
April 20, 2016
High Representative of the European Union and Vice President of the European Commission, Federica Mogherini, accompanied by Pedro Serrano EEAS Deputy Secretary General and General, Michail Kostarakos, Chairman of EU Military Committee (EUMC), visited the Italian Aircraft Carrier Cavour, EUNAVFOR MED operation Sophia flagship.   “I am honoured and proud to pay this first visit here. We […]  Read more
April 18, 2016
April 18, 2016
Several Spanish Navy ships recently participated in exercise MAR-41 which took place in the Gulf of Cadiz and the Strait of Gibraltar. Two Santa María-class frigates, Santa María (F-81) and Reina Sofía (F-84) used the opportunity to prepare for their upcoming deployments to Operation Atalanta and Operation Sophia, respectively. Other participating units included the frigate Canarias (F-86), the Aegis-equipped Álvaro de […]  Read more
April 18, 2016
April 18, 2016
French Navy frigate Aconit has joined Combined Task Force 152 (CTF 152) whilst carrying out maritime security operations in the Arabian Gulf. CTF 152 is one of three task forces that make up Combined Maritime Forces and is charged with ensuring maritime security and freedom of navigation in the Arabian Gulf. France is a major […]  Read more
April 15, 2016
April 15, 2016
U.S. Navy’s command and control ship USS Mount Whitney returned to Gaeta, Italy after undergoing shipyard maintenance. USS Mount Whitney is the flagship of the U.S. 6th Fleet operating in Europe and Africa. The Blue Ridge class ship arrived in its forward-deployed port after it completed a 30-day required shipyard maintenance, and scheduled critical Command and Control, Computers, […]  Read more
April 14, 2016
April 14, 2016
Task Unit 02 of NATO’s standing maritime group (SNMG2) visited the port city of Constanta with the aim of strengthening ties with Black Sea countries. While in Constanta, SNMG2 TU.02 senior leadership visited regional Romanian authorities to prepare for upcoming NATO exercises and to discuss maritime matters in the area. According to NATO, the training exercises will consist […]  Read more
April 14, 2016
April 14, 2016
French Naval ships Tonnerre and Guepratte have arrived on a visit to Kochi, India. Amphibious assault helicopter carrier Tonnerre and the La Fayette-class frigate Guepratte arrived on April 12 and are scheduled to stay until April 14. Captain Laurent Sudrat and Commander Claire Pothier are the commanding officers of Tonnerre and Guepratte respectively. During the visit, various interactions with […]  Read more
April 13, 2016
April 13, 2016
The medical team aboard the Italian aircraft carrier ITS Cavour has performed a surgical operation on a migrant rescued in the central Mediterranean Sea. Following an April 11 rescue operation in the central Mediterranean Sea, which led to the rescue of more than 2000 lives from 8 boats spotted by a Luxembourg SW3 Merlin III aircraft, the Frontex operation […]  Read more
April 13, 2016
April 13, 2016
Sailors aboard the Italian Navy’s minesweeper Gaeta recently put their mine-hunting technology to good use when they helped historians research the wreck of the Italian Navy destroyer ship Vincenzo Gioberti which was sunk in World War II. The Oriani-class destroyer was sunk by a British submarine, the HMS Simoom, on August 9, 1943, five miles west of Punta […]  Read more
April 12, 2016
April 12, 2016
Spanish Navy offshore patrol vessel OPV Atalaya currently deployed to Western Africa, has conducted a series of cooperation exercises with the National Navy of Cameroon between March 28 and April 8. The training activities were divided into two phases: the first one was organized in port in areas related to damage control, medical issues, maritime action and […]  Read more
April 11, 2016
April 11, 2016
Three French and three Royal Navy warships have joined the exercise Griffin Strike which will see participation form around 5,000 personnel from UK and France during the following two weeks. Simultaneously, over 3,400 more NATO troops will exercise by land, sea and air during the two weeks of Exercise Joint Warrior. During Joint Warrior, much of which […]  Read more
April 07, 2016
April 07, 2016
Seeking to avoid risks and costs of developing its own submarines, the Norwegian Ministry of Defense has identified French DCNS and German TKMS as the main candidates for the construction of Norwegian future submarines. The Ministry of Defense said it made this conclusion after considering economic, industrial and military assessments, and that it would now […]  Read more
April 07, 2016
April 07, 2016
Spanish Navy’s roll-on/roll-off  light transport ship El Camino Español arrived in Cartagena, Spain after a 32-day deployment in the Eastern Mediterranean. The ship provided logistic support to the ongoing Spanish Army operations in the Lebanon and Turkey. El Camino Español departed Cartagena March 7 and after a call at Valencia,Spain to load different cargo, vehicles and materiel, […]  Read more
April 07, 2016
April 07, 2016
The Irish government has approved a proposal from the Minister of Defence for the deployment of an Irish Naval vessel to the humanitarian search and rescue mission in the Mediterranean Sea. While subject to finalisation of operational arrangements, the decision calls on sending one ship with a crew comprising approximately sixty (60) to EUNAVFOR’s Op Sophia. According to […]  Read more
April 07, 2016
April 07, 2016
German Navy corvette FGS Ludwigshafen am Rhein has bid farewell to ships from EUNAVFOR’s operation in the Mediterranean Sea, code-named Sophia. The ship is scheduled to return to her homeport in Warnemünde, Germany on April 8. Since Ludwigshafen left her homeport January 11, she has sailed 14.910 nautical miles during the three month deployment. 65 sailors were led […]  Read more
April 06, 2016
April 06, 2016
Spanish shipbuilder Navantia on April 6 informed that it has completed extending the pressure hull on the first Spanish Navy S80 submarine, a move that should prevent the submarines from sinking to the ocean floor. Back in 2013, media reported that the Spanish Navy’s fleet of S80 submarines was faced with serious delays as it […]  Read more
April 06, 2016
April 06, 2016
Royal Navy’s Maritime Warfare School (MWS), HMS Collingwood welcomed officers from the French Navy recently as they paid a return visit from the French equivalent of the base, Centre D’Instruction Navale (CIN) St Mandrier. The aim of the visit was for the French officers to witness the training delivered first hand, which included tours and briefs […]  Read more
April 06, 2016
April 06, 2016
Operation Atalanta’s Force Commander, German Navy Rear Admiral Jan Kaack, visited the Spanish warship, ESPS Tornado, in the Gulf of Aden on April 3. The visit was possible as the Operation Atalanta warships were both conducting counter-piracy maneuvers in the region. After a short flight in ESPS Tornado’s Seahawk helicopter from FGS Bayern, the Force Commander was […]  Read more
April 05, 2016
April 05, 2016
Spanish Navy’s auxiliary oiler and replenishment ship (AOR) Cantabria arrived at her home port in Ferrol, Spain on April 1 after after spending two months integrated into the Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG-1). The ship operated in North Sea waters under command of Spanish Navy Rear-admiral José E. Delgado who directed the group from the Spanish frigate Álvaro de Bazán. The […]  Read more
April 05, 2016
April 05, 2016

Photos: Italian Navy A team of Italian Navy parachuters from the San Marco Marine Brigade teamed up with the submarine component to carry out their first 2016 batch of joint training activities in the Ionian Sea. Training activities initially conducted alongside the quay were followed by the operational phase of open sea exercises, including submarine rescue and infiltration […]

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