News within the scope of EUROMARFOR
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February 09, 2016
February 09, 2016
The Spanish Navy auxiliary oiler and replenishment (AOR) ship Patiño (A-14) set sail from Ferrol, Spain towards Halifax, Canada for a two-month deployment with the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN). In Halifax the Patiño will integrate into a US Navy and RCN task group to participate in the international manoeuvers TGEX-2016 in the east coast of […]  Read more
February 08, 2016
February 08, 2016
Russia’s re-emergence as a strategic challenge and how NATO is going to respond to it was the center-discussion at the Surface Warship Summit in Bucharest, Romania, held January 26-28. Speaking at the summit, Vice Admiral Clive Johnstone CB CBE, Commander of Allied Maritime Command, said: “The combination of adventurist Russian behaviour, their lack of openness and clarity and […]  Read more
February 05, 2016
February 05, 2016
German Navy’s combat support ship EGV Bonn, together with the Italian frigate ITS Libeccio and the Canadian frigate HMCS Fredericton, headed for the eastern Mediterranean. Turkish frigate TCG Barbaros joined them in Aksaz, Turkey. The group conducted a range of drills before and after their port call in Aksaz. The drills included replenishment at sea exercises […]  Read more
February 05, 2016
February 05, 2016
Italian aircraft carrier, ITS Cavour, currently flagship of the EUNAVFOR MED operation Sophia, on February 3 carried out cross training with the Norwegian Multipurpose Platform Supply Vessel Siem Pilot using one of its embarked helicopters. An Italian EH-101 helicopter took off from ITS Cavour testing the ability to hover on the bow deck of the Norwegian ship, and […]  Read more
February 03, 2016
February 03, 2016
Op Sophia military personnel who recently left the EUNAVFOR operation in the Mediterranean have been awarded mission medals. The operation commander Rear Admiral (UH) Enrico Credendino awarded the medal February 2, after little more than 6 months since the operation was launched. 45 officers, petty officers and enlisted, coming from 11 different European Union Member States, […]  Read more
February 03, 2016
February 03, 2016
HMS Ramsey, a Royal Navy minehunting vessel joined her NATO counterparts in Kiel January 21 to practise mine countermeasure operations. The Sandown-class minehunter, usually based in Faslane, arrived in Kiel after first sailing through the famous 98-kilometre Kiel-canal. It took the ship 9 hours to complete the canal passage. Once in Kiel, the sailors attended the ceremony […]  Read more
February 03, 2016
February 03, 2016
A Spanish Special Naval Warfare Force team (FGNE in its Spanish initials) is training Senegalese and Cape Verdean Forces on special operations missions as part of Exercise Flintlock 16. This multinational exercise is conducted by Sahel and NATO nations within the present Cooperative Security framework and is the follow-up to the training activities carried out […]  Read more
February 02, 2016
February 02, 2016
Fighter jets aboard the French aircraft carrier FS Charles de Gaulle have been conducting airstrikes against the Daesh positions in Syria since November 2015 while the carrier itself was positioned in the Persian Gulf. While the carrier is a powerful offensive ship it lacks armament to protect itself from attacks. That is where frigates and other ships of a […]  Read more
February 01, 2016
February 01, 2016
Operation Sophia, the EU-mission in the Mediterranean, has been making headlines with migrant-rescue operations. The main goal of the mission, however, is to disrupt the networks of migrant smugglers. The German Navy says the Op Sophia is succeeding in this undertaking. The EU-operation entered the second, operational phase around four months ago. During this phase, […]  Read more
January 29, 2016
January 29, 2016
Spanish Navy’s Santa Maria-class frigate, ESPS Victoria, conducted a series of exercises with Japanese Takanami-class destroyer, JDS Suzunami, to strengthen counter-piracy cooperation between the two forces. Meeting within close distance of the internationally recommended transit corridor in the Gulf of Aden, the exercises commenced with Spanish and Japanese helicopters conducting landings on both ships, in order […]  Read more
January 29, 2016
January 29, 2016
The German Navy corvette FGS Erfurt rendezvoused with the Spanish Navy helicopter Toro 07 in The Gulf of Aden to conduct a rather uncommon exercise. The helicopter is regularly embarked on the Spanish frigate ESPS Victoria which is also deployed to the EU NAVFOR  Operation Atalanta at the Horn of Africa. The exercise, carried out […]  Read more
January 29, 2016
January 29, 2016
Italian Navy divers from the Gruppo Operativo Subacqueo (GOS) who are currently embarked on Operation Atalanta’s flagship, ITS Carabiniere, carried out regular diving training with the aim of maintaining a regular state of readiness. Normally based in La Spezia, Italy, the GOS are specialized in explosive ordnance disposal. They also conduct regular underwater inspections on ships’ hulls […]  Read more
January 28, 2016
January 28, 2016
Spanish F100 class frigate ESPS Alvaro de Bazan (F101), the Royal Navy Type 23 Frigate HMS Iron Duke (F234) and the Spanish Fleet Replenishment Ship ESPS Cantabria (A15), vessels of the Standing NATO Maritime Group ONE (SNMG1), arrived in London, UK for a scheduled port visit. Under the command of Spanish Rear Admiral Jose Delgado, […]  Read more
January 28, 2016
January 28, 2016

Rear Admiral Jorg Klein visits the Italian Fregate

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January 28, 2016
January 28, 2016
The Spanish frigate ESPS Numancia, which replaced her sister ship ESPS Canarias in the EUNAVFOR operation Sophia, yesterday, January 27, carried out her first rescue operation since joining the operation in the Mediterranean Sea. The Spanish air force aircraft VIGMA D-4 was conducting an intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance flight when it spotted two rubber boats in […]  Read more
January 27, 2016
January 27, 2016
This time it was the Slovenian patrol ship SNS Triglav that was tasked to save migrants’ lives off the coast of Lybia in the Mediterranean Sea. In the early morning of January 26, following a request from the Italian Maritime Rescue Coordination Center, the Slovenian vessel, along with other Operation Sophia units recovered more than 110 […]  Read more
January 26, 2016
January 26, 2016

The Italina Fregate participates in the Naval operation under the NATO flag

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January 26, 2016
January 26, 2016
The Russian Navy informed January 26 that its anti submarine warfare ship Vice-Admiral Kulakov held air defence exercises in the Mediterranean Sea. Sailors aboard the Udaloy-class destroyer tested the Kinzhal surface to air missile complexes as well as the Russian-built AK-100, a naval cannon of universal caliber, and the AK-630 close-in weapon. In the course of the exercise, the […]  Read more
January 26, 2016
January 26, 2016
The Spanish Navy ship has been deployed to EUNAVFOR’s Operation Sophia for 114 days and has saved lives of 1,122 people. The frigate Canarias on January 18 ended its mission in the Central Mediterranean where the ship’s crew have been fighting illegal trafficking off the coast of Libya for more than 100 days. During this time, the frigate has […]  Read more
January 26, 2016
January 26, 2016
The Spanish Navy will include Marine Corps Eastern Tercio and the Algameca Naval Station in its research on the use of graphene in ballistic protection systems. The Navy is conducting this research jointly with the Cartagena Polytechnic University (UPCT) in Spain. Composed of a multidisciplinary team of UPCT researchers and the Ministry of Defense’s Weapons and Material […]  Read more
January 25, 2016
January 25, 2016
The French Navy has recently shared photos and video of the multi purpose salvage, coast guard and stand by safety vessel L’Abeille Bourbon, based in Brest, France. Whenever strong winds are announced, the 80-meter, high seas emergency tow vessel is called upon and ready to act in less than forty minutes. L’Abeille Bourbon is owned by shipowner Groupe […]  Read more
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