ESPS Rayo Deploys for Operation Sophia

February 5, 2019 (Google Translation) – On Monday, February 4, the Maritime Action Ship (BAM) “Rayo”, departed from its base in the Military Arsenal of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria to join the Operation “Sophia” in the southern central Mediterranean. The farewell ceremony on the deck of the ship was presided by the Commander of the Naval Command of the Canary Islands, Rear Admiral Juan L. Sobrino Pérez-Crespo, who delivered a farewell address to the ship’s crew. It was also attended by numerous relatives and friends of the crew that…

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Spanish Navy Accepts Delivery of Audaz

September 4, 2018 – On the 3rd, the act of receiving the fifth Maritime Action Ship (BAM) “Audaz” (P-45) took place at the Curra dock. The ship is integrated into the Command of the Maritime Action Units in Cartagena, establishing its base in the Arsenal. The ceremony was chaired by the Admiral of Maritime Action (ALMART), Manuel de la Puente Mora-Figueroa, and was attended by different civil and military authorities. [smartslider3 slider=86] After the arrival of the authorities and the guests, the ALMART addressed on board some words of welcome…

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ESPS Meteoro Deploys for Operation Atalanta

Google Translation The maritime action ship (BAM) “Meteoro”, based in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, has left on April 1 of the Military Arsenal to join the Atalanta operation to fight piracy in the Indian Ocean. The ceremony on board was presided over by the Commander of the Naval Command of the Canary Islands, Rear Admiral Juan L. Sobrino Pérez-Crespo. The deployment of the “Meteor” is part of the commitment acquired by Spain in 2008, under the banner of the European Union, in its fight to maintain security in the…

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Navantia Cadiz Launches Audaz (P 45) for Spanish Navy

Google Translation March 30, 2017 – Navantia launched on March 30, at 17:57 hours in the shipyard of San Fernando, the Marine Action Ship P-45 “Audaz”, for the Spanish Navy. The ceremony was sponsored by Defense Minister María Dolores de Cospedal García. The construction of the BAM, until its delivery in 2018, involves 1.1 million hours of work for Navantia Bahía de Cádiz. In addition to the Minister of Defense, the launching ceremony was attended by, among others, the Minister of Economy and Knowledge of the Junta de Andalucía, Antonio…

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