Patino Returns from SNMG2 Deployment

December 2, 2020 (Google Translation) – The Combat Supply Vessel Patiño has returned to its base port in Ferrol, upon completion of its two-month deployment in NATO Permanent Naval Grouping Number 2 (SNMG-2) in the waters of the Mediterranean Sea. The reception ceremony was chaired by the Commander of the 31st Surface Squadron (COMANDES 31), the captain Santiago Vila Barrón.…

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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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Spain Deploys Cristobal Colon to SNMG2

November 4, 2020 – Today the farewell ceremony for the frigate Cristóbal Colón (F-105) took place at the Ferrol Arsenal, which was chaired by the Commander of the 31st Surface Squadron, Captain Santiago Vila Barrón. Due to the current situation of COVID-19, the act has been developed under a strict series of prevention measures. Christopher Columbus plans to arrive in…

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OSI IBS Included in Successful SAT for Royal Australian Navy AOR

August 25, 2020 – OSI Maritime Systems (OSI) is pleased to announce NUSHIP Supply (II), the Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN) new Supply class Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment (AOR) ship, has successfully completed its Sea Acceptance Trials (SAT) in Ferrol, Spain. OSI is contracted by Navantia to design and deliver Integrated Bridge Systems (IBS) for the RAN SEA 1654 AOR Program. In…

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NUSHIP Supply successfully completes Sea Acceptance Trials

August 13, 2020 – NUSHIP Supply, the lead ship for the Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN) new Supply class Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment (AOR) ships, successfully completed its Sea Acceptance Trials in Ferrol, Spain last week. The sea trials lasted three days and two nights and included testing of the RHIB davit and a Dry-hookup with the Spanish Navy’s AOR, SPS Cantabria.…

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Follow-up meeting for the F-110 frigate program at the Arsenal Militar de Ferrol

June 15, 2020 (Google Translation) – Throughout the morning of June 15, a meeting to follow up on the program of the F-110 frigates, which was chaired by the Hon. Mr. Ángel Olivares Ramírez, Secretary of State for Defense, and accompanied by Admiral Chief of Staff of the Navy, Admiral General Teodoro E. López Calderón. This meeting was also attended…

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