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  • 15 May 2015

    Sailors assigned to the US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS McFaul (DDG 74) participated in a joint ceremony with the armed forces of Spain honoring fallen members of the military throughout history, during a scheduled port visit in Malaga, Spain, May 7, 2015. The U.S. Embassy in Spain, Spanish military, government of Malaga, and […]

  • 25 August 2015

    Spanish Navy’s patrol vessel Vencedora (P79) took a short break from its operations in the city of Malaga. The vessel, which is deployed on a maritime patrol mission in the Gulf of Cadiz and the Alboran Sea, sailed into Malaga on Sunday, August 23, and departed the city this morning. While in port, the vessel […]

  • 22 October 2015

    Spanish Navy’s Meteoro Class offshore patrol vessel Rayo (P42) is on a two day visit to the port of Malaga, Spain. The vessel, deployed on a maritime surveillance task in the Alboran Sea, will depart Malaga tomorrow, October 23. During the stay, Rayo will open its doors to visitors. Commanded by Lieutenant Commander Rafael Samaniego, Rayo, the […]

  • 8 May 2015

    The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS McFaul (DDG 74) arrived in Malaga, Spain, on May 5, 2015. The port visit serves to strengthen ties between the U.S. and Spain through a number of planned engagements, highlighted by McFaul’s participation in a ceremony to honor a Spanish military hero who was instrumental in aiding the American […]

  • 4 November 2015

    Spanish patrol vessel Cazadora (P78) will sail into the port of Malaga, Spain, for a visit over the weekend. The vessel will be open to visitors on Saturday and Sunday, and is scheduled to continue its deployment on Monday, November 9. Cazadora is currently deployed on a maritime surveillance mission. Built as a corvette, Cazadora underwent major modification works in […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development

    ITS Durand de La Penne has set sail from London where the future officers were able to visit the Greenwich Royal Observatory, the National Museum of the Royal Navy, Portsmouth and the Bletchley Park to learn about past and modern seafaring.   Durand de La Penne also visited the NATO Maritime Command and the European Union […]

  • 4 August 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Raytheon Missile Systems, Tucson, Arizona, is being awarded a $7,4 million modification to a previously awarded contract for Standard Missile-6 lifetime buy of obsolete material components.   This contract modification will incorporate requirements for lifetime buys of SM-6 obsolete components and will mitigate the risk of redesign efforts. Work will be performed in Malaga, Spain (67 percent); […]

  • 5 August 2013

    The F-100 frigate ‘Blas de Lezo’ arrived at Ferrol Naval Base on Sunday after a two-month deployment in the eastern Mediterranean and Black Sea. On June 5th the ship left Ferrol to become command ship of the SNMG-2. During this period the Naval Group, under the command of Rear-admiral Eugenio Díaz del Río, integrated the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 January 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The guided-missile cruiser USS Leyte Gulf (CG 55) returned to Naval Station Norfolk today following a six-month deployment in the U.S. Fleet Forces and 6th Fleet Areas of Operations. Leyte Gulf deployed June 25, 2014 to the Mediterranean Sea, where the ship assumed duties as Standing NATO Maritime Group (SNMG) 2 flagship July 8, in […]

  • 2 September 2013

    Spanish frigate ‘Blas de Lezo’ left the Military Arsenal of Ferrol to begin the second phase of her deployment as command ship of Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 (SNMG-2). The Spanish Navy warship had previously departed Ferrol on June 4th to integrate into this Standing Escorts Group in the Mediterranean. The frigate is the flagship […]

  • 6 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors assigned to the Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided-missile frigate USS Underwood (FFG 36) spent time working alongside their Colombian counterparts as they made repairs on the Colombian cutter Valle del Cauca while moored in Bahia Malaga, Colombia July 3. The Colombian and U.S. Sailors were able to achieve a number of goals as they combined […]

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

    The maritime security exercise ‘Seaborder 2014’ carried out off the coast of Malaga was attended by different authorities from ‘5+5 Defense Initiative’ states and Spanish Navy command personnel.   The joint-combined exercise, with participation of more than 900 people, five ships, three airplanes and three helicopters, was also followed by the Ministers of Defense of […]

  • 5 June 2015

    In the presence of the Spanish Ambassador to the US, the Mayor of Pensacola and other local authorities, the midshipmen of the Spanish Navy training ship ‘Juan Sebastián de Elcano’ participated in a wreath-laying ceremony in honor of General Bernardo de Gálvez. General Gálvez was born in Macharaviaya (Malaga) and was declared honorary citizen of […]

  • 5 May 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The U.S. Military Sealift Command’s civilian-crewed fleet replenishment oiler, USNS Patuxent (T-AO 201), returned to Naval Station Norfolk, on May 4, completing a six-month deployment to Middle East. While on deployment, Patuxent supported military efforts in the U.S. Naval Forces Central and U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa’s areas of operations. “Steaming 37,236 nautical miles throughout its six-month […]

  • 6 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The German Navy’s oldest commissioned ship, GORCH FOCK (A 60), took a moment to bid farewell to Standing NATO Maritime Group TWO (SNMG2) German ship FGS NIEDERSACHSEN as the latter nears the end of its final deployment. NIEDERSACHSEN Commanding Officer Cmdr. Kurt Leonards, said: To meet the GORCH FOCK is always a very special moment […]

  • 9 July 2014

    Standing NATO Maritime Group TWO (SNMG2) is now under the leadership of the United States following a Change of Command Ceremony in Malaga, Spain on Tuesday, 8 July 2014.   For the last 12 months, SNMG2 has been under control of Spain, specifically Rear Admiral Eugenio Diaz del Rio and his three flagships, BLAZ DE […]

  • 3 April 2014
    Training & Education

    On Wednesday 2 April, German Navy frigate, FGS Hessen departed the waters of the Gulf of Aden and headed for home after completing four months of counter piracy patrols with the EU Naval Force.   After a short port stop in Malaga, Spain, FGS Hessen will arrive in her home port in Wilhelmshaven on Thursday […]

  • 10 August 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    After dropping off the embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit in North Carolina, nearly 1,200 sailors aboard the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7) entered their homeport of Mayport, Florida, on August 9. USS Iwo Jima returned from a six-month deployment to the US 5th and US 6th Fleet areas of operations together […]

  • 14 August 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Sailors from the Royal and Italian Navies stood side-by-side as they honoured men killed in the battles to keep the nation’s maritime lifelines open in both World Wars. The ceremony at the Tower Hill Memorial in London was part of a five-day visit to the capital by the magnificent Italian naval cadet training ship ITS […]

  • 21 March 2013

    The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Midgett, a 378-foot cutter homeported in Seattle, is scheduled to return to Coast Guard Base Seattle after a 75-day counter-narcotics patrol in the eastern Pacific Ocean, Thursday, at 10 a.m. Members of the media are invited attend the ship’s homecoming at Base Seattle, Pier 36, 1519 Alaskan Way […]

  • 17 July 2011
    Training & Education

      MALACAÑANG yesterday said the impending arrival from the United States of the Philippines’ newest and biggest warship, the BRP Gregorio del… (malaya) [mappress] Source: malaya, July 17, 2011;

  • 19 August 2011
    Training & Education

      The Philippines’ newest and second warship, a Hamilton class ship acquired from the United States, is expected in Manila on Sunday… By Victor Reyes (malaya) [mappress] Source: malaya, August 19, 2011;

  • 30 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Spanish Navy frigate ‘Cristóbal Colón’ set sail from the Sarayburnu pier in Istanbul to participate in the counter-terrorist operation ‘Active Endeavour’ in the Mediterranean Sea.   The ship is integrated into NATO’s Standing Naval Maritime Group 2 (SNMG-2) along with the Canadian frigate ‘Regina’ and the Turkish frigate ‘Kemalreis’. During the next two weeks […]

  • 15 October 2014

    As the Nimitz class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) transited seas in the Singapore region Oct. 1, Carl Vinson Commanding Officer, Capt. Karl Thomas, held a brief memorial ceremony to remember the loss of two Royal Navy (RN) ships in this region during the Battle of Malaya in 1941. The commanding officer held […]

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

    The Spanish Navy’s frigate ‘Cristóbal Colón’ (F-105) arrived at Ferrol after 136 days away from her home base integrated into the Second Standing NATO Maritime Group (SNMG-2).   During those days the ship participated in the counter-piracy operation ‘Ocean Shield’ in the Indian Ocean and the counter-terrorist operation ‘Active Endeavour’ in the Mediterranean Sea. The […]

  • 4 July 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The frigate ‘Cristóbal Colón’ (F-105) has participated in a ballistic missile defense (BMD) exercise in the Mediterranean Sea on June 26th and 27th, providing air protection to the US Navy cruiser ‘USS Vella Gulf’ (CG-72) whose combat system is capable of intercepting ballistic targets outside the earth’s atmosphere.   In the course of the exercise […]

  • 29 November 2011
    Industry news

    Official launching ceremony of first serial Project 22460 littoral patrol ship Brilliant (serial number 502) took place at JSC Almaz Shipbuilding Firm in St. Petersburg. The event was attended by St. Petersburg Governor Georgy Poltavchenko, Director General of JSC Almaz Shipbuilding Firm Leonid Grabovets, Director of Northwest Frontier Department and other officials. The ship left […]

  • 22 April 2013
    Training & Education

    Nine new aviators from the Commando Helicopter Force (CHF) were awarded their coveted “wings” on graduating from 848 Naval Air Squadron at Royal Naval Air Station Yeovilton. The ceremony was the culmination of many years of hard work and was the final hurdle in their flying training before becoming fully qualified aircrew. Trophies were awarded […]