NRP Dom Francisco de Almeida is participating in “Operational Sea Training”, for six weeks, in Plymouth, United Kingdom.

Operational Sea Training (OST) is a training program conducted by the Royal Navy, in which ships are subjected to several series of training, in different areas, with the aim of preparing naval units for any adverse situation during operations in the sea.

The exercises cover every area on board, from firefighting, flooding and medical care to mechanics and electrical engineering, as well as defense against threats and military security, seamanship and public relations.

The frigate Dom Francisco de Almeida is commanded by frigate captain Paulo dos Santos Garcia.