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Spain hosts 16 nations for mine warfare drill in Western Med

The Spanish Navy-hosted mine countermeasures exercise ESP Minex 19 concluded in the Western Mediterranean Sea on ...

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Spain authorizes EUR 4.3B for five F-110 frigates

The Spanish government approved EUR 4.3 billion of funds for the construction of five new F-110 frigates for the ...

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Spain mulling purchase of US AAVs

Spain could buy BAE Systems-built assault amphibious vehicles(AAV) following a US State Department approval for the ...

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SNMG2 frigates on force integration training in Eastern Med

Ships from NATO’s Standing Maritime Group Two (SNMG2) are currently underway in the Eastern Mediterranean ...

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French aircraft carrier starts final pre-deployment exercise

Ships form the navies of Spain, Italy, and the US got underway from the French naval base in Toulon on February 3 ...

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Spain starting construction of new F-110 frigates in May

A new class of frigates for the Spanish Navy is starting construction this May, the country’s defense ...

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Spanish Navy commissions BAM Furor

The Spanish Navy’s sixth Buque de Acción Marítima (BAM) ship – ESPS Furor – entered service in a ...

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Spanish Aegis frigate joins CSG 12 in Norfolk

The Spanish Navy’s Álvaro de Bazán-class frigate ESPS Méndez Núñez (F 104) arrived at Naval Station Norfolk ...

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ESPS Méndez Núñez starts deployment with USS Abraham Lincoln

Spanish Navy frigate ESPS Méndez Núñez got underway from her Ferrol homeport on Thursday to start what will ...

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International SMARTEX exercise wraps up in the Med

Ships and personnel from the US, Spain, Germany and France concluded the four-day Smart Defense Exercise (SMARTEX) ...

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Japanese, Spanish vessels engage in PASSEX

On August 29, 2018, the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF)’s JS Akebono and the Spanish Navy’s ESPS Castilla ...

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ESPS Cristóbal Colón deploys to NATO's SNMG2

Spanish Navy’s F-100 frigate Cristóbal Colón got underway from her homeport in Ferrol on August 25 to join ...

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ESPS Castilla becomes new flagship of operation Atalanta

The EU-led counter-piracy operation off the coast of Somalia has welcomed its new flagship from the Spanish Navy.  ...

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Spanish Navy commissions fifth BAM ship 'Audaz'

The Spanish Navy commissioned its fifth Buque de Acción Marítima (BAM) ship in a ceremony in San Fernando on July ...

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Further delays for Spanish Navy's S-80 submarines

The Spanish Navy’s new air-independent propulsion (AIP) S-80 submarines are facing another delay, according ...

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Spanish Navy deploys LPD Castilla to Op Atalanta

Spanish Navy’s Galicia-class landing platform dock ESPS Castilla got underway from her homeport at Rota Naval ...

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Spanish MoD denies reports of new subs now being too long

Spanish news site El Pais on Tuesday ran a report which said the Spanish Navy’s elongated new S-80 submarines ...

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Spanish frigate returns home from NATO deployment

Spanish Navy F100 frigate Álvaro de Bazán (F-101) has returned to the Ferrol Naval Base following a three-month ...

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Spain cleared to buy Aegis systems for new F-110 frigates

The US State Department has approved a potential sale of five Aegis shipsets for the Spanish Navy’s new F-110 ...

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European Maritime Force shapes up for Portuguese drill

Warships from Italy, France, Portugal, Spain and Great Britain gathered in the Portuguese port of Lisbon on June 18 ...

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Spanish LHD, frigate meet EUNAVFOR en route to OP Resolve

Spanish helicopter carrier ESPS Juan Carlos I and frigate ESPS Blaz de Lezo met up with EUNAVFOR units in the Red ...

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