Frigate ‘Cristóbal Colón’ (F-105) returns to Ferrol after a three-month deployment

December 11, 2018 (Google Translation) – F-100 frigate ‘Cristóbal Colón’ has just arrived at Ferrol (NW Spain) after a three and a half-month deployment integrated into the Standing NATO Maritime Group Two (SNMG-2). These NATO standing groups are rapid reaction forces with ample capabilities and high levels of readiness and training. The ‘Cristóbal Colón’, under command of Cdr. Santiago Vila Barrón has participated in several multinational exercises like ‘Trident Juncture 2018’ in Nordic waters, the Greek exercise ‘NAIAS 18’ and the Turkish ‘MAVI BALINA 18’ in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea.…

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The frigate “Cristóbal Colón” receives in Osborne the visit of the Minister for the Australian Defense Industry

  March 17, 2017 – The frigate “Cristóbal Colón” receives in Osborne the visit of the Minister for the Australian Defense Industry The objective of its deployment is to collaborate in the training of the endowments of its new destroyers of the class “Hobart” Australian Defense Industry Minister Christopher Pyne today visited the Spanish frigate “Cristóbal Colón” to learn firsthand about the vessel’s capabilities and to check the status of the mutual training program that the Royal Australian Navy (RAN) is carrying out With the Spanish Armada. The “Christopher Columbus” (F-105),…

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