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  • 6 March 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    Kuwait’s Marine surveillance department has contracted Spanish shipbuilder Freire Shipyard to build a new 42-meter fisheries surveillance patrol vessel. The contract for this patrol vessel came into force in February 2018, Freire announced, and the vessel is scheduled to be delivered in the fourth quarter of 2019. The vessel is intended to provide support for the marine […]

  • 8 November 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) departed Naval Station Rota, Spain November 7, 2015, to begin its first forward-deployed patrol in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations. Carney’s patrol will enhance the security in the European theater, while operating in support of NATO ballistic missile defense and Operation Atlantic Resolve. The […]

  • 10 September 2015
    Authorities

    Around 2,650 Spanish Navy servicemen, 12 surface ships, a submarine, 4 helicopters, 2 fixed-wing aircraft and Marine Corps units will take part in the biggest NATO deployment of the last decade – Trident Juncture 2015. This training activity will extend from October 3rd to November 6th bringing together more than 30,000 people from 30 nations. […]

  • 26 October 2015
    Authorities

    Spanish Navy’s Landing Platform Dock (LPD), ESPS Galicia, arrived to her homeport of Rota, Spain, after a six month deployment. The vessel, which was conducting missions as part of the counter piracy Operation Atalanta, entered Rota yesterday, October 25. This was Galicia’s third deployment in the counter piracy operation off the coast of Somalia. The vessel’s […]

  • 19 October 2015
    Authorities

    The Kearsarge Amphibious Ready Group (KSGARG) flagship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) pulled into Rota, Spain, for fuel and other supplies Oct. 18, 2015. The Kearsarge ARG/MEU team, comprised of the multi-purpose amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3), the amphibious dock landing ship USS Oak Hill (LSD 51), the amphibious transport dock ship USS Arlington […]

  • 4 November 2015
    Authorities

    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 […]

  • 12 May 2014
    Training & Education

    The guided-missile destroyer, USS Carney (DDG 64) departed El Ferrol, Spain, May 8, after a regularly scheduled port visit.   The purpose of the port visit reinforced U.S. 6th Fleet’s efforts in building global maritime partnerships with European nations, improving maritime safety and contributing to global security. “We’ve been forward deployed with many of the […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Training & Education

    The U.S. Navy’s first-in-class joint high-speed vessel USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1) departed Rota, Spain March 2, as the ship now sets sail to the waters off Africa to participate with Africa partners in a series of engagements and exercises.   Since departing her homeport in Virginia Beach, Va., Spearhead has traveled more than 9,000 nautical […]

  • 9 September 2013
    Authorities

    U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel met with Spanish Defense Minister Pedro Morenés at the Pentagon on September 6, Pentagon Press Secretary George Little said. In a statement summarizing the meeting, Hagel and Morenés spoke at length about the violence in Syria, Little said. The two leaders discussed Spain’s support of a joint statement issued at […]

  • 8 September 2015
    Authorities

    The USS Carney (DDG 64) departed her homeport of Mayport, Florida, Sept. 6 on her way to Rota, Spain, as the final of four Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers to be forward deployed to Spain. To enhance the security of the European region, Carney will join USS Donald Cook (DDG 75), USS Ross (DDG 71), and […]

  • 26 October 2016
    Authorities

    Spain has come under pressure from other EU countries and NATO officials after it allowed the Russian carrier strike group centered around carrier-cruiser Admiral Kuznetsov to refuel in Ceuta, Spain. The fleet was expected to enter the Spanish port on the north coast of Africa in the morning of October 26. It is not clear yet, […]

  • 9 October 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Five and a half months after departing from her home port of Rota, Spain, the Spanish Landing Platform Dock (LPD), ESPS Galicia, has completed her counter-piracy deployment with Operation Atalanta in the Gulf of Aden and Indian Ocean. ESPS Galicia, under the command of Captain Rafael Fernández-Pintado Muñoz-Rojas, joined the EU operation on May 6, […]

  • 22 October 2015
    Authorities

    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 […]

  • 19 May 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The multinational maritime exercise Phoenix Express concluded with a closing ceremony at the Escuela de Infanteria de Marina General Albacete Fuster in Cartagena, Spain, on May 17. Maritime forces from Europe, North Africa, and the United States came together to celebrate the 13th iteration of the multinational maritime exercise that began May 8. I said Rear Adm. Shawn Duane, […]

  • 15 November 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus made a brief stop in Moron, Spain, Nov. 14, to meet with Marines assigned to the Special Purpose – Marine Air-Ground Task Force (SP-MAGTF) Crisis Response unit. During his short time in Moron, Mabus ate breakfast with Marines prior to touring the SP-MAGTF facilities. He was also shown the […]

  • 23 October 2012
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON)(AW/NAC) Mike D. Stevens completed his first MCPON Fleet engagement visit with Sailors and Marines stationed at Naval Base Rota, Spain, Oct. 17. The trip was not the first time MCPON set foot on the grounds of the coastal Spanish base. “I started my career here,” Stevens said […]

  • 7 January 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    The Military Sealift Command’s joint high-speed vessel USNS Spearhead (JHSV 1) pulled in to Rota, Spain, for a scheduled port visit Jan. 6, 2015. The ship is on a scheduled deployment to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations to support the international collaborative capacity-building program Africa Partnership Station (APS). Cmdr. Matthew Flemming, Africa Partnership Station […]

  • 3 November 2014
    Authorities

    The guided-missile cruiser USS Philippine Sea (CG 58) pulled into Barcelona, Spain for a scheduled four day port visit, Nov. 1. The visit marks the ship’s 10th total port visit during deployment and 3rd in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations. Command Master Chief Lewis Jackson, the ship’s senior enlisted leader, said: This port […]

  • 18 October 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The 11-day NATO exercise Dynamic Mariner/Flotex-19 concluded on October 18 off the coast of Spain. The exercise brought together 32 surface ships, 2 submarines and 18 air assets, including Maritime Patrol Aircrafts and helicopters. Maneuvers ranged from mine countermeasures, anti-submarine, surface and anti-air warfare, and air operations to amphibious and force protection operations. Assets and […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Authorities

    The forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) departed Naval Station Rota, Spain, July 18, to conduct naval operations in support of security and stability in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations.   Ross is the second of four forward deployed naval ships to arrive in Rota. The ship will deploy in […]

  • 5 May 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A Royal Navy Scimitar-class fast patrol boat has reportedly fired warning shots at a Spanish patrol vessel as it was harassing a U.S. Navy nuclear submarine. USS Florida, an Ohio-class submarine, was trying to dock in Gibraltar when the Spanish vessel crossed its path two times, whereafter HMS Sabre fired flares to force the Spanish boat to leave, British […]

  • 15 May 2015
    Authorities

    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 […]

  • 6 October 2011
    Training & Education

      Statement made Oct. 5 by Secretary of Defense Leon E. Panetta on stationing Aegis ships at Rota, Spain: “Good afternoon. I am delighted to be here. This is my first meeting here at NATO as secretary of defense and I am particularly delighted to be here alongside President Zapatero and Secretary-General Rasmussen to join […]

  • 7 October 2014
    Authorities

    The Arleigh Burke class guided-missile destroyer USS Mitscher (DDG 57) arrived in Ibiza, Spain for a port visit on Oct. 4th, 2014. This port visit serves to continue U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa/U.S. 6th Fleet’s efforts to strengthen maritime partnerships in order to enhance regional stability. “We are excited for our visit to Ibiza, Spain and […]

  • 9 July 2012
    Authorities

    USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (Ike) hosted a reception for Spanish dignitaries during a scheduled port visit to Palma de Mallorca, Spain, July 5. The reception provided the opportunity for the U.S. to show the partnership between the United States and Spain. Among the guests were President Jose Ramon Bauza of the Autonomous Community […]

  • 30 September 2013
    Training & Education

    Naval Station Rota, Spain and Base Naval de Rota commemorated 60 years of partnership in Rota between the United States and Spain, during a daylong celebration aboard Naval Station Rota, Spain, Sept. 26. The celebration started mid-morning with static displays and ship tours followed by an evening ceremony that featured a combined pass and review. […]

  • 5 June 2014
    Authorities

    USS Ross (DDG 71) departed its Norfolk homeport June 3 on her way to Rota, Spain, as the second of four Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers to be forward deployed there.   To enhance the security of the European region, two additional ballistic missile defense (BMD)-capable destroyers – USS Porter (DDG 78) from Norfolk and USS […]

  • 27 November 2011
    Training & Education

    Guided-missile cruiser USS Anzio (CG 68) made a port visit to Palma de Mallorca, Spain, as its final port call of its 2011 deployment, Nov. 24. This is Anzio’s seventh port visit for the deployment and her fourth in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of responsibility. “The Sailors are excited to visit such a beautiful […]

  • 29 September 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    US Marines assigned to Fleet Antiterrorism Security Team (FAST) Company Europe worked alongside their Spanish and Italian counterparts to complete a two-week exercise in Morn, Spain. The exercise was named Lisa Azul and saw the participation of Spanish Marines from Tercio del Sur, Brigada de Infanteria de Marina, and Italian Marines from the San Marco Regiment. […]