Four Nations To Be Protected With Lockheed Martin’s Next Generation Radar

January 14, 2020 – Through partnerships with the U.S. Government, Spain, Japan, and Canada, Lockheed Martin’s solid state radar (SSR) technology will provide front-line defense to nations around the world with cutting-edge air and missile defense capabilities. These nations are part of a growing SSR family of 24 platforms, ushering in the next generation of maritime and ground-based advanced radar…

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Sella Home From SNMCMG2 Deployment

December 18, 2019 (Google Translation) – On the morning of December 18, the “Sella” cazaminas (M-32) has returned to its base in the Arsenal of Cartagena after completing its integration in the Permanent Group of Measures Against Mines number 2 (SNMCMG-2, for its acronym in English), in which it has been deployed since last September. The welcome ceremony has been…

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NATO experts discuss unmanned underwater warfare trends

December 12, 2019 – More than 230 representatives from Allied nations, NATO staffs and the defense industry gathered at NATO headquarters for a three day symposium (4-5 December 2019) to address the latest trends in unmanned underwater warfare. Organized by NATO’s Maritime Unmanned Systems Initiative – or MUSI – experts focused on operational challenges in the maritime domain and the…

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First Known “Narcosubmarine” Intercepted by Spain

November 27, 2019 (Google Translation) – The Civil Guard, the National Police and the Tax Agency have already refloated the submarine intercepted last Saturday 3,000 kilos of cocaine a few miles from the beach of Hío, in the region of Morrazo (Pontevedra). Once the countdown was finished during the past morning, a total of 152 bales have been intervened. The…

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Senagalese OPV190 Fouladou Cooperates in Cocaine Seizure

Early July 2019, the Senegal Navy has seized 1260 kg of cocaine on a vessel coming from Latin America and heading to Spain. The successful operation has been operated jointly with the Spanish Guardia Civil and involved the Offshore Patrol Vessel OCEA OPV 190 “FOULADOU”. “FOULADOU” is a 58 m multi-role vessel, designed to ensure maritime safety and security missions…

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NATO ships test next generation of electronic warfare defences

October 31, 2019 – Thirteen NATO countries are taking part in simulated air and missile defence drills off the United Kingdom’s southern coast from Thursday (31 October 2019). The 6-day Naval Electro Magnetic Operations – or “NEMO” – trials will test how allied navies can defend themselves against anti-ship cruise and hypersonic missiles using state-of-the-art electronic defences. “NEMO 19 shows…

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NATO Allied Nations Complete Dynamic Mariner 2019

October 18, 2019 – 18 Allied nations participated in the NATO Maritime Command’s exercise Dynamic Mariner 2019 off the coast of Spain Oct. 8 through Oct. 18. The exercise brought together 32 surface ships, 2 submarines and 18 aircraft, and enabled participants to train together across all maritime warfare areas. While NATO Maritime Command sponsored and evaluated the exercise, the…

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USS Carney Completes Sixth Forward-Deployed Patrol

July 23, 2019 – USS Carney (DDG 64) returned to Naval Station Rota, Spain, July 22, after completing a four-month patrol in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations. Carney departed Rota March 23, 2019, and began its sixth Forward-Deployed Naval Force (FDNF) patrol in support of regional allies and partners, and U.S. national security interests in Europe and Africa.…

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NATO Navies Test Readiness in Baltic Sea

June 8, 2019 – Around 8,600 U.S. and European troops from 18 nations are taking part in the annual BALTOPS naval exercise that starts on Sunday (9 June) in Germany’s Baltic Sea port of Kiel. The 47th BALTOPS exercise involves maritime, air and ground forces with about 50 ships and submarines and 40 aircraft and will run through 21 June.…

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Rodman to build a 43M OPV for the AEAT

May 31, 2019 (Google Translation) – Rodman Polyships S.A.U., a Shipyard of Rodman Group, specialized in building all types of crafts in GRP (Glass Reinforced Polyester) and Composites, shall build the new Rodman 138 Offshore Patrol Vessel for Custom Surveillance tasks, specifically developed for this new contract. The contract signing for this order took place this week in the premises…

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Raytheon missiles support complex NATO exercise

May 28, 2019 – Raytheon Company missiles played vital roles in the Naval Striking and Support Forces NATO military exercise called Formidable Shield 2019, which took place off the coast of Scotland and included scenarios of no-notice target launches. During the event, the Standard Missile-3 was fired at a simulated target. Raytheon’s Standard Missile-2 and Evolved SeaSparrow Missile engaged targets…

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USS Carney Departs Naval Station Rota

March 26, 2019 – USS Carney (DDG 64) departed Naval Station Rota, Spain to begin its sixth forward-deployed naval forces (FDNF) patrol in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations, March 23. The ship’s patrol is a demonstration of the U.S. Navy’s continued commitment to strengthening strategic partnerships in the European and African region. “The sailors aboard Carney are well…

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Forces From 14 Countries in UK for Major Navy Exercise

March 15, 2019 – Hundreds of Royal Navy personnel will join forces with warships, submarines and aircraft from 13 other countries for a two-week exercise. Naval ships, Royal Marines and helicopters from the Fleet Air Arm will be in and around Scotland for Exercise Joint Warrior. It will see the navy work alongside the Army and Royal Air Force as…

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