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  • 3 October 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Navy ships currently deployed to NATO’s Standing Maritime Group 1 passed through the fjord of Sogne (Sognefjorden) in Norway yesterday and the group’s photographer took the opportunity to make a couple of amazing photos. The Sognefjord is the largest fjord in Norway and the second longest in the world. It stretches 205 kilometres (about 86 Nautical miles) […]

  • 7 November 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Spanish Navy frigates recently took part in anti-air missile firing drills in the Gulf of Cadiz. Santa Maria-class frigates ‘Navarra’, Canarias’ and ‘Santa María’ were joined by F-100 frigate ‘Almirante Juan de Borbón’ and a number of other ships as they fired Standard SM-1 missiles. ESPS Almirante Juan de Borbón, OPV Vigía and auxiliary ships ‘Medas’, ‘La […]

  • 23 September 2016
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    Spanish Navy F-100 frigate Almirante Juan de Borbón left her homeport to join the Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG-1) and serve as the group’s flagship until the end of December. Almirante Juan de Borbón (F-102) will relieve sister ship Méndez Núñez which is currently part of the group. This is the third and final rotation of the Spanish […]

  • 28 August 2014
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    The Spanish Navy’s frigate Almirante Juan de Borbón (F-102) will become a part of the Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 (SNMG-2) from September.   The vessel set sail today from its home base in Ferrol to the eastern Mediterranean, where it will participate in NATO’s operations until mid-December. Upon completion of an almost four-month mission, the vessel will return to its […]

  • 17 January 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Norwegian Navy frigate HNOMS Roald Amundsen became flagship of NATO’s standing maritime group one which held a change of command ceremony in La Coruña, Spain, on January 14. Norwegian Navy Commodore Ole Morten Sandquist took command of SNMG1 from Spanish Navy Rear Admiral José Enrique Delgado Roig. The ceremony was presided over by Royal Navy Vice Admiral […]

  • 22 February 2017
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    Royal Canadian Navy frigate HMCS St. John’s and Spanish frigate Almirante Juan de Borbon concluded their operations in the Black Sea and returned to the Mediterranean Sea to continue their deployment with NATO standing maritime group 2. On January 31, 2017, the vessels transisted into the Black Sea where they would conduct a three-week deployment. While […]

  • 8 June 2011
    Training & Education

      USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) anchored off the coast of Cartagena, Spain, June 6, marking the first time the nation’s newest Nimitz-class aircraft carrier has visited mainland Europe. Nearly 5,000 Sailors of George H.W. Bush and its embarked airwing will spend several days visiting the Spanish port and nearby towns through tours offered […]

  • 10 June 2011
    Training & Education

      The Navy’s newest aircraft carrier, USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77), transited the Strait of Gibraltar and entered the Mediterranean Sea for the first time, June 5. George H.W. Bush was joined by guided-missile destroyer USS Truxtun (DDG 103), guided-missile cruiser USS Gettysburg (CG 64) and Spanish frigate ESPS Almirante Juan de Borbón (F […]

  • 28 February 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A Spanish Navy frigate and an auxiliary oiler left their home port in Ferrol, Spain, last weekend to join the Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 in the Mediterranean Sea. Álvaro de Bazán-class frigate Méndez Núñez and oiler AOR Patiño will become part of SNMG2’s Task Unit 02 (TU.02), currently under command of Spanish Navy Captain Rubén Rodríguez […]

  • 30 September 2015
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    Spanish Navy’s frigate ‘Almirante Juan de Borbón’ (F-102) set sail on Monday from Ferrol towards Faslane (Scotland) to participate in exercise ‘Joint Warrior 152’. After the scheduled port of call in Faslane for coordination purposes, the F-102 will take part in different conventional and asymmetric warfare drills with cyberattacks to test the Command and Control […]

  • 19 December 2014
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    The Spanish Navy’s frigate Almirante Juan de Borbón (F-102) returned to Ferrol after finishing its deployment in Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 (SNMG-2). During this deployment the F-102, commanded by Commander Fernando Rosety Fernandez de Castro, participated in Operation ‘Active Endeavour’ fighting terrorism in the Mediterranean Sea and it took part in multinational exercises Sea Breeze, Noble Mariner […]

  • 4 September 2015
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    Spanish Navy’s frigate Almirante Juan de Borbón (F-102) has just set sail from Ferrol, Spain to take part in a ballistic missile defense (BMD) exercise along with a US Navy Arleigh Burke-class destroyer off the western coast of Scotland. The F-102 is the second Alvaro de Bazán-class frigate equipped with the US AEGIS combat system. The […]

  • 7 October 2014
    Authorities

    The frigate ‘Almirante Juan de Borbón’ (F-102), integrated into SNMG-2 (Standing NATO Maritime Group 2), will take part in the “Active Endeavour” operation during the first weeks of October until her arrival at Rota Naval Base where she is scheduled to participate in exercise ‘Noble Mariner 2014. The Spanish frigate commenced her integration in operation […]

  • 24 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Spanish Navy’s frigate ‘Almirante Juan de Borbón’, integrated into SNMG-2 (Standing NATO Maritime Group 2), is currently deployed in the Black Sea participating in exercise ‘Sea Breeze’ along with other naval units from the Ukraine and other coastal states.   The exercise has been programmed taking the opportunity provided by the presence of this […]

  • 31 October 2014
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    Spanish Navy’s frigates ‘Reina Sofía’ (F-84) and ‘Almirante Juan de Borbón’ (F-102), integrated into the 2nd Standing NATO Maritime Group (SNMG-2), will participate in the counter-terrorist operation ‘Active Endeavour’ (OAE) during the months of November and December. The ‘Reina Sofía’ will participate once again in OAE after her deployment back in 2003. On the other […]

  • 22 October 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Spanish frigate Almirante Juan de Borbón (F-102) is taking part in the multinational sea-based missile defense exercise “At Sea Demonstration 15” (ASD-15) in Scottish waters along with other warships from the Netherlands, USA, United Kingdom, France, Italy, Canada and Norway. The Spanish Navy frigate is therefore contributing to NATO’s ballistic missile defense system while […]

  • 2 October 2014
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    Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 (SNMG2) resumed exercises in support of NATO’s counter-terrorism Operation ACTIVE ENDEAVOUR (OAE) this week.   SNMG2 currently consists of USS LEYTE GULF (CG 55), TCG KEMALREIS (F 247), FGS NIEDERSACHSEN (F 208), HMCS TORONTO (FFH 333) and ESPS ALMIRANTE JUAN DE BORBON (F-102). “Participation in OAE is important not only […]

  • 8 September 2014
    Authorities

    Standing NATO Maritime Group TWO Task Unit 02 (SNMG2 TU.02), part of NATO’s four Standing Maritime Forces, entered the Black Sea to participate in the U.S./Ukraine-led Exercise SEA BREEZE and enhance NATO’s solidarity and readiness in the region.   Task Unit 02 presently consists of the Canadian frigate HMCS TORONTO and the Spanish frigate ESPS ALMIRANTE JUAN DE BORBON. […]

  • 26 September 2014
    Authorities

    The Commander of NATO Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM), Vice Admiral Peter Hudson, CBE, wrapped up three days of staff talks in Bulgaria and Romania on September 23.   The official visits were held in conjunction with the conclusion of Standing NATO Maritime Group TWO Task Unit 02 (SNMG2 TU.02) port visit to Varna, Bulgaria, as […]

  • 17 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Last weekend under the banner of Standing NATO Maritime Group Two (SNMG2) Task Unit 02 (TU02), HMCS Toronto, ESPS Almirante Juan de Borbon and ROS Regele Ferdinand have completed their 4 days visit to Constanta, Romania.   The port visit served to reaffirm the Alliance’s commitment to maritime defence and security and reassure Black Sea […]

  • 23 November 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ships from NATO’s Standing Maritime Group 1 left Devonport Naval Base on Monday after a routine visit. The international group, currently comprising ships from the Royal Navy and the Spanish and Portuguese navies and a German auxiliary tanker berthed in HM Naval Base Plymouth last week. SNMG 1 now sails to a European port after completing training and […]

  • 8 September 2014
    Authorities

    Exercise Sea Breeze 2014 (SB14), a multinational maritime exercise in the Black Sea, is set to start Sept. 8, as representatives from five participating nations and Standing NATO Maritime Group TWO Task Unit 02 (SNMG2 TU.02) will gather at sea aboard the USS Ross (DDG 71) for the exercise’s opening ceremony. Approximately 280 U.S. service […]

  • 27 November 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Her Majesty Queen Sofía of Spain visited the Spanish Navy frigate named after her during a scheduled port of call in Piraeus (Greece), her hometown. The frigate ‘Reina Sofía’ is currently integrated into SNMG-2 as part of the counter-terrorist operation ‘Active Endeavour’ in the Mediterranean Sea. Her Majesty was welcomed on the flight deck by […]

  • 22 June 2014
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    Defense Secretary Orders Vessel to Arabian Gulf Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel today ordered the amphibious transport dock ship USS Mesa Verde into the Arabian Gulf, Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby said. F-100 Frigates Engage in Exercises off Galician Coast The F-100 frigates ‘Álvaro de Bazán’, ‘Almirante Juan de Borbón’, ‘Blas de Lezo’ […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Training & Education

    Exercise Sea Breeze 2014 (SB14), a multinational maritime exercise in the Black Sea, is set to start Sept. 8, as representatives from five participating nations and Standing NATO Maritime Group TWO Task Unit 02 (SNMG2 TU.02) will gather at sea aboard the USS Ross (DDG 71) for the exercise’s opening ceremony.   Approximately 280 U.S. […]

  • 6 November 2014
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    Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 (SNMG2) ships arrived in Aksaz today for a port visit and to prepare for the Turkish Navy led Exercise MAVI BALINA. MAVI BALINA is a major anti-submarine warfare (ASW) exercise in the Mediterranean, conducted annually and involving multiple nations, including the Standing NATO Maritime Group in the region. It aims […]

  • 16 October 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Spanish Navy High Readiness Forces (Maritime) Headquarters (SP MARFOR) will embark its Staff on board the amphibious assault ship ‘Castilla’ to lead and command NATO’s exercise ‘Noble Mariner-14’. Spain is the host nation of this exercise to be held from the 16th to the 26th of October off the coast of Cartagena, Gulf of […]

  • 28 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Spain has been the host nation of NATO’s naval exercise ‘Noble Mariner 14’ held from the 16th to the 26th of October off the coast of Cartagena, Gulf of Cadiz and Alboran Sea with participation of 25 warships, six submarines and more than 4,000 servicemen from 16 different nations. This exercise was part of a […]

  • 6 January 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    German Navy’s Rhön-class tanker FGS Spessart will join NATO’s standing maritime group 1 (SNMG1) this month. The 130-meter ship is scheduled to depart its homeport in the naval base Kiel on January 11. The ship is expected to join other SNMG1 units on January 13 in Oslo, Norway. A change of flagship ceremony during which the […]