NATO Forces Participate in Exercise FLOTEX-22

Ships from Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group Two (SNMCMG2) and Standing NATO Maritime Group Two (SNMG2) joined the major annual exercise of the Spanish Navy, FLOTEX-22 in Rota, SPAIN from 13 to 24th of June 2022. Exercise FLOTEX-22 is a Maritime LIVEX conducted with the participation of Spanish Army, Navy and Air Force assets and it is open to Allied…

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HMS Trent Joins NATO Task Force in the Mediterranean

Royal Navy patrol ship HMS Trent has taken her place alongside NATO vessels in the alliance’s Mediterranean task force. For the first time this year, Trent – which largely operates in the Med and patrols a vast area from the Gulf of Guinea to the Levant – has joined Maritime Group 2, the second of NATO’s two permanent naval forces.…

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31st Surface Squadron Training Exercise

November 16, 2020 (Google Translation) – Several units of the 31st, under the command of the Captain of the Squadron Chief, carry out training exercises in Ferrolan waters. Between November 9 and 12, the frigates Blas de Lezo, Méndez Núñez and the supply ship Cantabria went to sea to carry out, jointly, a scheduled training of four days. This departure…

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France Praises Blas de Lezo Escort of Aircraft Carrier Charles de Gaulle

March 26 2020 (Google Translation) – Having joined the carrier strike group’s European escort at the start of March as part of the Foch mission , the Spanish frigate Blas de Lezo is helping to protect the aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle and is helping to establish an assessment of situation in the Atlantic and North Sea. Its integration into…

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