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  • 30 May 2013
    Training & Education

    The U.S. 6th Fleet flag ship, USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20), arrived in Lisbon for a regularly scheduled port visit, May 26. While in Lisbon, Mount Whitney (LCC 20) hosted a Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO event and participated in projects to help the local community. Mount Whitney’s community engagement project coordinators, Cryptologic Technician […]

  • 22 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile cruiser USS Vicksburg (CG 69) and guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) arrived in Lisbon, Portugal, for a regularly-scheduled port visit Oct. 17. The visit serves to continue U.S. 6th Fleet efforts to build global maritime partnerships with European nations and improve maritime safety and security in the region. “[U.S. Navy] ships go into […]

  • 3 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Building on the bilateral relations between the maritime authorities of Portugal and Spain, a combined exercise of maritime search and rescue will take place today in an area south of the Guadiana river mouth, coordinated by the Maritime Search and Rescue Center in Lisbon (MRCC LISBON) and supported by the Search and Rescue Center of […]

  • 2 November 2015
    Authorities

    The U.S. 6th Fleet command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) arrived in Lisbon, Portugal, on November 1, for a scheduled port visit and embarkation of Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO personnel. While in Portugal, Mount Whitney’s crew will take the opportunity to host distinguished guests and city officials at a dinner […]

  • 12 November 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Spanish Navy’s frigate Blas de Lezo (F103) paid a visit to the port of Lisbon, Portugal, between 5 and 9 November. The vessel sailed to the port after it concluded participation in the exercises TRIDENT Juncture 15. Blas de Lezo docked at the maritime terminal of Alcantara in the port of Lisbon, where it remained until November […]

  • 24 November 2011
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile destroyer USS Mitscher (DDG 57) arrived in Lisbon, Portugal, for a regularly scheduled port visit, Nov. 23. The visit serves as a continuing effort for U.S. 6th Fleet to build global maritime partnerships with European nations and improve maritime safety and security. “Liberty is a mission for the ship, and we were looking for […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Authorities

    Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Roosevelt (DDG 80) arrived in Lisbon, Portugal, for a routine port visit Nov. 3. The port visit will continue efforts to strengthen maritime partnerships in order to enhance regional stability. It will also give Sailors the opportunity to meet with the people of Lisbon and experience the rich history and […]

  • 12 December 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. marines aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Whidbey Island (LSD 41) completed a successful port visit to Lisbon, Portugal, on December 10. The embarked 22nd Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) welcomed members of the Fuzileiros- the Portuguese Marine Corps – aboard Whidbey Island for a visit and joint training. “We also demonstrated Marine Corps […]

  • 26 February 2013
    Training & Education

    Royal Navy warship HMS Argyll has made her first port stop to Lisbon for a briefing on the illegal drugs trade activities off the West African coast. The Plymouth frigate left the UK a week ago for a seven-month deployment and arrived in Portugal where leaders in the fight against the illegal narcotics trade briefed […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Authorities

    Royal UK Navy helicopter carrier HMS Illustrious has just paid a routine visit to Lisbon, at the cruise terminal, Jardim do Tabaco, after completing Exercise Deep Blue.   Exercise Deep Blue was an Anti-Submarine Warfare exercise involving surface, submarine and air participants from the UK, France and the Netherlands. It included 9 Merlin Mk2 helicopters […]

  • 11 November 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The U.S. 6th Fleet command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) departed Lisbon, Portugal, November 9, 2015, following a six day scheduled port visit. During the port visit the Mount Whitney hosted a reception which included U.S. Ambassador to Portugal Robert Sherman and Commander, U.S. 6th Fleet, Vice Adm. James Foggo III. Sailors had […]

  • 19 October 2015
    Authorities

    The amphibious transport dock USS Arlington (LPD 24) arrived in Lisbon, Portugal, for a scheduled port visit, Oct. 17, 2015. The port call is the first in Arlington’s maiden deployment and coincides with Arlington’s participation in Trident Juncture 2015, a NATO exercise designed to enhance interoperability and teamwork with NATO Allies and partners. While in […]

  • 18 June 2013
    Training & Education

     LHD ship Juan Carlos I set sail from Rota Naval Base on June 6th and arrived at Pontevedra Estuary to embark nearly one hundred Naval Academy students, future Spanish Navy officers; more specifically, 1st, 2nd and 3rd year students as well as candidates to the Supply Corps. They are all students of the new Academic […]

  • 26 April 2012
    Training & Education

    HMS Dauntless visited Lisbon in Portugal on her journey to the South Atlantic, bringing a new crewmember – Percy the bear. This is the Navy’s latest globe-trotting mascot, enjoying his first foreign port on the maiden deployment of Britain’s most-advanced warship, HMS Dauntless: Lisbon in Portugal. The bear was donated to the Type 45 destroyer […]

  • 26 March 2015
    Authorities

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Farragut completed a scheduled port visit in Lisbon, Portugal, March 25. While in port, Farragut conducted two community relations (COMREL) projects, and engaged in several Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) events. Farragut also hosted a tour and reception for members of the Military Attache Association, Rear Adm. Roy Kitchener, […]

  • 12 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Type 42 destroyer has completed a successful visit to the Portugese capital of Lisbon in late September. HMS Edinburgh, the Fortress of the Sea, has recently paid a call to the Portugese capital of Lisbon. The informal visit was a scheduled call en route to the South Atlantic where HMS Edinburgh will take over the […]

  • 29 January 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors and embarked Marines aboard the multipurpose amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5) visited Lisbon, Portugal from Jan. 20 to Jan. 25, as the last port visit prior to their return home from a deployment which started Mar. 23, 2011. The crew explored the country’s capitol city of Lisbon, and experienced the culture of […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s amphibious command ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) arrived in Lisbon, Portugal May 24. The ship is in port to embark Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO (STRIKFORNATO) staff members and to refuel before heading to the Baltic Sea to participate in BALTOPS 2016. Mount Whitney is designed to be a command and […]

  • 23 May 2012
    Authorities, Industry news

      Vice Adm. Frank C. Pandolfe, Commander, U.S. 6th Fleet and Commander, Striking and Support Forces NATO, commemorated the arrival of the NATO command to its new location during a ceremony held May 17. The ceremony was held at the historic San Julião da Barra Fort. The fort serves as the official residence of Portugal’s […]

  • 5 March 2014
    Training & Education

    Sailors and Marines from USS Bataan (LHD 5) volunteered to pick oranges at the Palacio Nacional de Queleuz for the Banco Alimentar, a local food bank, near Lisbon.   “We were able to collect over 60 crates of oranges, which was approximately 900 kilos,” said Lt. Hardy Owens, a staff chaplain aboard Bataan. “The people […]

  • 5 September 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Video: Portuguese Navy The Portuguese Navy has scuttled its former corvette NRP Afonso Cerqueira (F488) in order to produce an artificial reef. The ship, sunk on September 4, will now become part of Cabo Girão, a marine natural park in Madeira. As explained, the wreck will serve as an attraction for divers, supporting marine life in Cabo […]

  • 4 July 2013
    Training & Education

    USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20), returned to its homport in Gaeta, Italy, July 3, following a two-month deployment to participate in community relations events, military exercises and scheduled port visits. During the deployment, Mount Whitney made port visits to Lisbon, Portugal; Ventspils, Latvia; and Kiel, Germany. The ship participated and played vital roles in exercises […]

  • 23 October 2015
    Authorities

    Portuguese naval vessels worked with Portuguese Air Force and other maritime services to rescue 14 crew members from a fishing vessel. The agencies coordinated during the early hours of Oct 23, to save the people aboard the fishing vessel Segredos do Mar, which sank three miles from the port of Sesimbra, Portugal. Another fishing vessel, Jonas David, informed the […]

  • 4 August 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Italian Navy is currently leading an international Training Campaign in the Atlantic Ocean for the Cadets of the Naval Academy.   The Spanish corvette Infanta Elena, and the Italian destroyer Luigi Durand de La Penne, commanded by Captain Ostilio de Majo, conducted kinematic maneuvers, flight and telecommunication operations. An inspection team from the Spanish […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 September 2014
    Authorities

    Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Annapolis (SSN 760) returned to its homeport at U.S. Naval Submarine Base, New London from a regularly scheduled deployment on Thursday, Sept. 11.   Under the command of Cmdr. Chester T. Parks, Annapolis is returning from the European and Central Command areas of responsibility where the crew executed the Chief […]

  • 23 October 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Sailors and Marines from the amphibious transport dock USS Arlington (LPD 24) conducted an amphibious landing at Pinheiro da Cruz training range alongside Portuguese Marines from the 2nd Fuzileiros Battalion as part of Trident Juncture 2015 on Oct. 20. The landing was conducted jointly between the two nations utilizing landing craft air cushions (LCACs) from Assault […]

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

    The Spanish F-100 frigate Blas de Lezo set sail on Sunday from Ferrol to join the Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG-1) where it will be deployed until December. The purpose of the deployment is to become part of NATO’s Immediate Reaction Force, thus demonstrating Spain’s commitment with collective security. This is the 7th time […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development

    French Navy’s Foudre-class amphibious assault ship Siroco (L9012) officially deployed on Sunday, February 8, from Mindelo, Cape Verde. This is the vessel’s tenth deployment in less than twenty years of active service. In Mindelo, the vessel was supplied with equipment necessary for cooperation missions, fight against drug smuggling and piracy, as well as evacuation ops. Siroco is accompanied by Commandant […]