Hexagon Partners with Navantia for New Combat System on Spanish Navy F-110 Frigates

February 25, 2021 – Hexagon’s Geospatial division announced that Navantia has selected Luciad, Hexagon’s platform for building advanced location intelligence and real-time situational awareness applications, to equip the combat system of five future F-110 frigates for the Spanish Navy. The agreement will also cover corresponding tests, validations and simulation environments. Starting in 2016, Hexagon’s Luciad was subjected to the strictest…

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Rodman delivers two Rodman 66 Training Boats to the Spanish Navy

December 18, 2020 (Google Translation) – The Rodman 66 units, named “M.M. Bustelo Pavón” and “M.M. Pérez Verdú”, will have their base port in Ferrol and have been ordered by Navantia, which has transferred them to the Spanish Navy, to operate as training boats at ESENGRA (La Graña Naval Station Graduate School for Specialization) The Rodman Polyships SAU Shipyards finalizes…

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Spanish Navy Participates in the Synergy 01-20 Activation

November 30, 2020 (Google Translation) – Five ships, a Cessna aircraft and the Navy’s Maritime Action Operations and Surveillance Center are part of the more than 1,500 activated military personnel. Since last November 28, the Navy has participated in the Synergy 01-20 activation with the maritime action vessels Audaz and Meteoro, the patrol boat Serviola, the Segura and Sella minehunters…

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Kongsberg Maritime to Supply Propellers for Spanish F110 Frigates

November 17, 2020 – Kongsberg Maritime has secured a contract worth NOK 200 million with Spanish shipbuilder Navantia to supply propeller systems for five F110 frigates, currently in construction for the Spanish Navy. These next-generation vessels are designed to follow on from Navantia’s F100 frigate. Egil Haugsdal, President Kongsberg Maritime, says: “We are very pleased to be working with Navantia…

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Djibouti Naval Base, a strategic fulcrum in the Indian Ocean

October 22, 2020 (Google Translation) – From October 8 to 16, 2020, the Djibouti Naval Base (BN) simultaneously hosted two military buildings for a technical stopover, initially scheduled for an operational break for one day. At the crossroads of the Horn of Africa and the Arabian Peninsula via the Strait of Bab-el Mandeb, the BN of Djibouti’s main mission is…

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Rohde & Schwarz Supports the Spanish Navy’s F110 Frigates

October 19, 2020 – Rohde & Schwarz has signed a contract with Spanish shipbuilder Navantia to equip five new F-110 frigates with external communications systems. The Spanish Ministry of Defense (MoD) has ordered the construction of five new F-110 frigates by Navantia to replace the Spanish Navy’s Santa Maria-class frigates. The new Bonifaz-class multi-mission frigates are specialized in anti-submarine warfare.…

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Minister of Defense presides over the reopening of the Naval Museum

October 16, 2020 (Google Translation) – The Minister of Defense, Margarita Robles, inaugurated today the new Naval Museum in Madrid, a first-rate example of the Navy’s efforts to disseminate the great milestones and figures of the Spanish naval history, and promote defense culture among the general public. The Minister congratulated the Spanish Navy for this project and pointed out that…

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