USS Ross Visits Agadir, Morocco

USS Ross (DDG 71) arrived in Agadir, Morocco, Jan. 10, 2018, for a scheduled port visit. The visit serves to enhance U.S.-Morocco relations as the two nations work together to strengthen regional security and stability. The ship’s presence in the North Atlantic is a demonstration of our continued commitment to regional security. “Our crew looks forward to this port visit and relationships we expect to build here. These types of visits allow us to gain enhanced ties with our partners and allow our crew to experience the hospitality of Agadir…

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USS Vella Gulf Visits in Agadir

USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) arrived in Agadir, Morocco, Nov. 28., for a scheduled port visit. The visit serves to enhance U.S.-Morocco relations as the two nations work together to strengthen regional security and stability. The ship’s presence in the North Atlantic is a demonstration of our continued commitment to regional security. “Our crew is really excited for our visit to Morocco; most Sailors joined the Navy to see the world and very few of them have ever been to Agadir or anywhere else in Africa,” said Capt. Rob Thompson,…

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5 + 5 Group of Navies Terrorism Drills

Google Translation The 5 + 5 group comprises the Mauritanian, Moroccan, Algerian, Libyan and Tunisian Maghreb countries, and the Mediterranean basin countries, including Portugal, Spain, France, Italy and Malta. In the annual exercise of 5 + 5, there are marine and air assets from Algeria, Spain, France, Italy, Malta, Morocco and several international observers. the Navy and the Air Force of those countries. Portugal will participate with the Portuguese Republic Vessel (NRP) Viana do Castelo. The exercise covers scenarios of maritime terrorism and irregular migration flows from climate change. Provision…

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