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  • 21 October 2014
    Authorities

    After two and a half month since she joined the EU Naval Force, ESPS Navarra has paid a visit to Port Victoria in the Seychelles. As the port visit coincided with Spain’s National Day, the Spanish Ambassador to The Seychelles, Mr Miguel Fernandez Palacios, took the opportunity to visit the frigate and attend a reception […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Authorities

    On 10 December 2014 Spanish Navy warship ESPS Navarra headed for home after completing a deployment with the EU Naval Force in the Indian Ocean. ESPS Navarra joined Operation Atalanta, the EU’s counter-piracy mission off the coast of Somalia, on 23rd July. Since then she has completed a range of duties, including the escort of […]

  • 24 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    On Saturday 18 October sailors from EU Naval Force Spanish frigate, ESPS Navarra, embarked on the Danish frigate HDMS Esbern Snare. The Danish frigate is part of NATO’s counter-piracy operation, Ocean Shield. After closing each other’s sea position, the Commanding Officer of ESPS Navarra flew across to the Danish frigate in ESPS Navarra’s AB212 helicopter […]

  • 29 July 2014
    Training & Education

    On Friday 25 July 2014 the EU Force Commander, Rear Admiral Jürgen zur Mühlen, took the opportunity to visit warship, ESPS Navarra. The Spanish Navy frigate recently joined the EU Naval Force and was in close vicinity to the EU flagship, FGS Brandenburg, in the Gulf of Aden.   The purpose of the visit was […]

  • 4 August 2014
    Authorities

    On Friday 25 July 2014 the EU Force Commander, Rear Admiral Jürgen zur Mühlen, took the opportunity to visit warship, ESPS Navarra.   The Spanish Navy frigate recently joined the EU Naval Force and was in close vicinity to the EU flagship, FGS Brandenburg, in the Gulf of Aden. The purpose of the visit was […]

  • 5 August 2014
    Authorities

    As part of her counter-piracy role within the EU Naval Force, Spanish frigate ESPS Navarra has completed an escort at sea of a World Food Programme (WFP) vessel along the coast of Somalia.   The merchant vessel’s ports of call were Kismayo and Mogadishu, which are both in Somalia. Both cities are used as distribution […]

  • 28 October 2014
    Authorities

    After completing counter-piracy patrols in the Indian Ocean, EU Naval force frigate, ESPS Navarra, entered the port of Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania, to re-supply the ship. During their visit, the Spanish frigate had the honour of welcoming the Spanish Ambassador to Tanzania on board. During his visit, the Ambassador was given a presentation on the […]

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

    In the early morning of Friday 19 September, EU Naval Force frigate, ESPS Navarra, came to the assistance of a stricken yacht in the Gulf of Aden.   The yacht had been detected on the warship’s radar in the early morning. ESPS Navarra’s Bridge team initially tried to hail the yacht via their VHF radio. […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    On Friday 5 December EU Naval Force Spanish frigate, ESPS Navarra, rendezvoused at sea with the EU Naval Force flagship, ITS Andrea Doria, off the coast of Somalia. After sailing near to each other, the Commanding Officer of ESPS Navarra, Commander Alejandro Cuerda Lorenzo, and two Spanish journalists, who were embarked for a few days, […]

  • 18 November 2014
    Authorities

    On Sunday 9 November the Spanish Ambassador to Oman, His Excellency Mr Juan José Urtasun, paid a visit to ESPS Navarra during her port visit to Muscat, Oman. Port visits such as this are an opportunity to resupply the Spanish warship with food and stores, and give the crew the opportunity to take some rest […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    On Tuesday 22 July 2014 Spanish frigate ESPS Navarra joined the EU Naval Force Somalia Operation Atalanta.   Over the next five months the task of the 214 men and women on board will be to deter, prevent and repress acts of piracy and armed robbery in the piracy high risk areas and escort World […]

  • 28 August 2014
    Authorities

    During the last few days EU Naval Force Warship ESPS Navarra deployed as part of EU Naval Force, has been conducting counter-piracy operations in the Indian Ocean. The Spanish frigate’s embarked AB 212 helicopter, during a routine flight, visually detected two vessels sailing northwards to the Yemeni coast.   ESPS Navarra’s Commanding Officer decided to […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    On 15 and 16 August the Force Commander of EU Naval Force (EUNAVFOR), Rear Admiral Guido Rando, visited HNLMS De Zeven Provinciën and ESPS Navarra.   The Dutch frigate is currently conducting the last patrol of her 4 months deployment in the EU’s counter-piracy Operation Atalanta, whilst the Spanish Frigate ESPS Navarra will remain in […]

  • 4 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Over the past few weeks, the EU Naval Force warship, ESPS Navarra, has carried out several friendly approaches to fishing dhows off the northern coast of Somalia. After sighting several fishing dhows, the Spanish frigate established communications with the masters. After a short conversation, the Masters invited the sailors on board. After the meeting, which […]

  • 9 February 2018
    Authorities

    Spanish Navy frigate ESPS Navarra will be leading a three-ship NATO group during the Mediterranean Sea operation Sea Guardian, the Spanish defense ministry announced. In addition to the Spanish Santa Maria-class frigate, the group will include Belgian frigate BNS Louise Marie and an Italian Navy ship. The three ships are set to meet up in the Port […]

  • 25 September 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    EU Naval Force frigate, ESPS Navarra, has resumed her counter-piracy patrols in the Indian Ocean after a short visit to the port of Fujairah in the United Arab Emirates.   The visit was an opportunity for the crew to resupply the ship and have some rest and recuperation after spending a number of weeks on […]

  • 10 October 2017
    Authorities

    The Spanish Navy has dispatched three warships to Barcelona where they are to participate in the international boat show Saló Nàutic. Two minesweepers and a frigate arrived to the capital city of Catalonia on Tuesday ahead of the start of the show on October 11. The arrival of the vessels coincides with the first public address […]

  • 27 November 2014
    Training & Education

    During the last week EU Naval Force warship, ESPS Navarra, invited local Somali leaders on board in order to help build relations between the EU Naval Force and the Somali people. After being welcomed on board, the Somalis were given an insight into the EU’s Operation Atalanta, that is helping to make the seas safer […]

  • 31 January 2017
    Authorities

    Spanish Navy frigate ESPS Navarra (F-85) returned from her Mediterranean Sea deployment after spending four months saving lives at sea and preventing human and weapon smuggling. By returning to Rota Naval Base on January 31, Navarra concluded her deployment to EUNAVFOR operation Sophia, aimed at fighting human trafficking in the Mediterranean Sea. According to the Spanish […]

  • 25 July 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Five months after departing from her home port of Las Palmas, in Spain, the EU Naval Force Spanish Ocean Patrol Vessel (OPV), ESPS Relámpago, has completed her counter-piracy deployment with Operation Atalanta in the Gulf of Aden and Indian Ocean.   As she departed for home waters, the Spanish Navy frigate, ESPS Navarra, re-joined the […]

  • 2 October 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Recently, whilst conducting counter-piracy operations in the Gulf of Aden in an area with a large number of fishing vessels, EU Naval Force Warship ESPS Navarra conducted a friendly approach on a dhow. To help strengthen mutual understanding and trust between the EU Naval Force and local seafarers, as well as obtain first hand information about […]

  • 18 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    On Tuesday 12 August, whilst conducting counter-piracy patrols in the Gulf of Aden, the EU Naval Force flagship and Italian Navy destroyer, ITS Andrea Doria, gave assistance to a stricken yacht.   The yacht’s two French crewmembers had put out a mayday signal after they suffered engine failure. The mayday was picked up by the […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    On Monday 8 December Spanish warship ESPS Rayo joined the EU Naval Force. The ship will be deployed at sea in the Indian Ocean and Gulf of Aden for the next 6 months. Following an intense period of operational sea training, ESPS Rayo departed her home port of Las Palmas on 17 November, with an […]

  • 1 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    On Tuesday 25 November the outgoing 20th Spanish Maritime Patrol Aircraft Contingent held a Transfer of Authority (TOA) ceremony with the 21st Contingent team to hand over their counter-piracy duties in the Horn of Africa. The ceremony took place at the French Air Base in Djibouti. The military ceremony was presided over by the Spanish […]

  • 21 September 2016
    Authorities

    Spanish Navy’s Santa María-class frigate Navarra departed Naval Base Rota to relieve sister-ship Reina Sofía in EUNAVFOR’s operation Sophia which is a mission to prevent loss of life at sea in the Mediterranean Sea. The two frigates will meet in Augusta, Italy for the handover ceremony. Operation Sophia force commander visited Reina Sofía on September 18 for one last time to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 January 2013

    The Mine and Antisubmarine Warfare Center (MWTC) on board Naval Base Point Loma announced Jan. 10 that one of its instructors was selected as Shore Mineman of the Year for 2012-2013 by The Association of Minemen (AOM).  Mineman 1st Class Marco Antonio Navarro, MWTC’s Mineman “A” School course manager and leading petty officer (LPO), was […]

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

    The Spanish Navy frigate ‘Navarra’ integrated into the counter-piracy operation ‘Atalanta’ in the Indian Ocean has organized a training session with Tanzanian Navy servicemen during a port visit to Dar es Salaam as part of a program meant to enhance regional maritime capabilities. The students were trained on Damage Control techniques, while the MC security […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Spanish Navy vessel assisted the French yacht “Vilmy02” which was adrift in the Indian Ocean.   A German maritime patrol aircraft “Jester” received a distress call from the yacht and alerted the Spanish Navy’s frigate “Navarra”. The frigate then set sail toward the vessel in distress about 200 nautical miles away. With the last known geographical position, “Navarra” […]