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  • 19 May 2014
    Training & Education

    The Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS San Juan (SSN 751) returned home to Groton, Conn., May 16, after completing a seven-month overseas deployment.   San Juan’s crew of more than 140 Sailors departed Naval Submarine Base New London, Oct. 15, to conduct maritime operations in the U.S. Central and European Command areas of responsibility. “I […]

  • 24 January 2012
    Training & Education

    Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS San Juan (SSN 751) participated in a “deplaquing” ceremony at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Jan. 19, marking the end of the submarine’s maintenance period. “This was only achievable due to the efforts of the San Juan crew and project team. Together we overcame resource and material challenges through innovation and flexibility. […]

  • 16 June 2014

    The president of the Republic of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins, visited the ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ on June 9th during the scheduled port of call of the training ship in Ireland.   The ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ had arrived on Saturday 7th from New York and berthed at Sir John Rogersons’ Quay in the River […]

  • 30 April 2012

    Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS San Juan (SSN 751), held a change of command ceremony aboard the submarine at Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Conn., April 27. Cmdr. Ollie Lewis was relieved by Cmdr. Jamie Biondi during the time-honored ceremony. “Commanding San Juan for over three years has been the most rewarding opportunity […]

  • 13 March 2014
    Training & Education

    After leaving Cadiz on March 1st, and sailing with favorable winds for seven days, the ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ arrived at Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Canary Islands) for a three-day visit.   Local citizens and institutions welcomed the crew and midshipmen of the ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ and showed their appreciation for the fact that […]

  • 23 November 2017

    A new trace in the form of a “hydroacoustic anomaly” could help locate the Argentine submarine ARA San Juan which has been missing since November 15. Argentine Navy spokesman Enrique Balbi told reporters on Wednesday that the anomaly had been detected in the morning of November 15, some 30 miles north of the submarine’s last known location. […]

  • 28 September 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS San Juan (SSN-751) returned to its homeport at Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Connecticut, from a regularly scheduled deployment. Under the command of Cmdr. John Craddock, San Juan and her crew returned from a deployment to the U.S. European Command areas of responsibility. During the […]

  • 14 November 2011
    Training & Education

    Seventeen Sailors assigned to Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS San Juan (SSN 751) participated in the Biddeford-Saco Veterans Day Parade, Nov. 11. USS San Juan Chief of the Boat, Master Chief Electronics Technician Gaylord Humphries expressed the importance of participating in the parade because it culminates nearly two successful years in the shipyard. “San Juan […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Training & Education

    The Spanish Navy’s training ship ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ has set sail to start the second stage of her midshipmen training cruise where the crew will continue with their 4th year studies on board. The Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral General Jaime Muñoz-Delgado bid the ship farewell in Cadiz.   In the course of the […]

  • 11 March 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Spanish Navy’s training ship ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ recently sailed to Montevideo where it celebrated its 88th launching anniversary which took place in Cádiz on March 5th 1927. Since her commissioning, the ship has sailed nearly 2 million nautical miles. The ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ arrived at Montevideo, the second foreign port in her 86th Training Cruise […]

  • 14 July 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Spanish Navy’s sail training ship ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ concluded a four-month Atlantic ocean training cruise returning to Marín (where the Naval Academy is located) on July 13. The veteran ship was welcomed by the Academy’s Superintendent, teachers, students and family members. During this training cruise, midshipmen from the Spanish Navy, Marine Corps and Quartermaster’s […]

  • 13 March 2014
    Training & Education

    Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ sails in Tenerife waters during a three-day port visit to Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Canary Islands).   The ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ is a training ship of the Royal Spanish Navy, which was built in 1927 in Cadiz, Spain. This 87-year old ship, is a four-masted topsail, steel-hulled schooner. At 113 […]

  • 17 March 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Spanish Navy Marine Corps recently practiced amphibious operations with the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship LHD Juan Carlos I and the Galicia-class landing platform dock LPD Castilla. The amphibious exercise, named ADELFIBEX-61, was conducted off the Gulf of Cadiz and the Spanish Naval Base Rota. This basic exercise was designed to train Spanish Navy amphibious units in […]

  • 23 December 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Midshipmen aboard the Spanish Navy’s training ship Juan Sebastián de Elcano concluded the 88th training cruise by docking in Cadiz, Spain, on Friday. The purpose of these training cruises is to contribute to the nautical, military, social and human instruction of Spanish Navy midshipmen (future officers). The training ship itself represents the state, promoting diplomatic relations […]

  • 30 May 2012
    Industry news

    The U.S. Coast Guard on May 29 formally accepted the General Dynamics C4 Systems-built Rescue 21 search and rescue communications system now serving Sector San Juan. With the command center located in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico, Sector San Juan is responsible for all Coast Guard missions throughout the Puerto Rico and U.S. Virgin Islands […]

  • 17 November 2017

    The Argentine Navy has launched a search mission for diesel-electric submarine ARA San Juan after losing contact with it on Wednesday, November 15. According to Argentine media reports, the diesel-electric submarine ARA San Juan was last seen off the coast of Puerto Madryn, Southern Argentina, where the navy had been staging an integrated exercise. The […]

  • 17 November 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    ARA San Juan – the Argentine diesel-electric submarine which was last heard of on November 15 – was discovered on Saturday, almost exactly a year after her disappearance. The navy and defense ministry confirmed that the ARA San Juan was found in a ravine in 920m of water, approximately 600 km east of Comodoro Rivadavia in the […]

  • 28 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    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 […]

  • 30 September 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    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 […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Coast Guard Barque Eagle, “America’s Tall Ship,” arrived to San Juan, Puerto Rico Wednesday morning and is moored at Pier 1 east in Old San Juan, where the public will be able visit prior to the Eagle’s scheduled departure Saturday.   “The crew and cadets onboard EAGLE are very excited to be visiting […]

  • 29 November 2017

    The missing Argentinian submarine had reportedly sent a notice of a battery short circuit before it went silent. Reuters has cited an Argentinian Navy’s spokesman who said this week that the short circuit had been caused by water ingress in the ARA San Juan submarine’s snorkel. According to Argentinian media, following the short circuit report, […]

  • 14 April 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    After a 1,000-mile voyage from Punta Arenas through the Strait of Magellan and the fjords and channels of Chile, the Spanish Navy training ship ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ entered Pacific Ocean waters and arrived at Valparaiso on April 3rd. This is the 15th time the ship calls at this city. She was welcomed by the […]

  • 21 November 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    In what is obviously a response to the massive international search and recuse effort for the missing Argentine Navy submarine ARA San Juan, the German Navy published an article on its site, outlining the various systems and procedures put in place to protect submariners should a German Navy submarine ever get in danger. As described by the […]

  • 1 May 2014

    The crew and midshipmen of the ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ paid tribute to the fellow servicemen who died in a helicopter accident on April 16th 2010 in the course of the humanitarian aid operation ‘Hispaniola’ in Haiti.   The ceremony took place on the poop deck of the training ship during the Mass celebrated in […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 May 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Spanish Navy training ship Juan Sebastián de Elcano pulled alongside in Havana, Cuba during the ship’s 87th training cruise. During the port of call at the Cuban capital which started May 11, the Juan Sebastián de Elcano attracted much attention and was visited by nearly 8,000 people in the scheduled open days. Commanded by Captain Victoriano […]

  • 4 September 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    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 […]

  • 19 December 2014

    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 […]

  • 8 March 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Spanish Navy’s tall ship ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ has set sail from Cádiz to start her 87th midshipmen training cruise. The farewell ceremony was presided over by the Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral General Jaime Muñoz-Delgado, accompanied by other civilian and military authorities. Commanded by Captain Victoriano Gilabert, ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ is crewed by 23 officers, 23 non-commissioned […]