EUROMARFOR – First Exercise Under French Command

December 3, 2019 (Google Translation) – On 20 November 2019, the 4th edition of the Sea-Bit exercise took place under the auspices of Euroforce Maritime (EUROMARFOR). The purpose of this exercise was to establish a common surface situation between the four Maritime Operations Centers (COMs) from the central Mediterranean area to the Atlantic. In addition to the 4 COMs, 3…

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France Takes Command of EUROMARFOR

September 20, 2019 (Google Translation) – The September 19, 2019 in Toulon, aboard the amphibious helicopter carriers (PHA) Thunder , was held the ceremony taking command of the Force European Maritime ( European Maritime Force – EUROMARFOR). Chief of the Naval Staff (CEMM), Admiral Christophe Prazuck, has recognized Wing Vice Admiral (VAE) Jean-Philippe Rolland, current Naval Task Force Commander, as…

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EUROMARFOR Activated at Lisbon

June 17, 2019 – In the wonderful scenario of Lisbon took place today the ceremony for the 42nd activation of the European Maritime Forces (EUROMARFOR). In the same waters, 24 years ago France, Italy, Portugal and Spain, strongly committed their navies to cooperate for maritime security. The four countries maritime frontiers are de facto the southwestern maritime frontier of the…

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Somme integrated into the European Maritime Force

Google translation On 19 June 2018, Vice Admiral Gouveia e Melo, Portuguese Commander of the European Maritime Force, at the Naval Base in Lisbon, declared the EUROMARFOR Group, composed of the Portuguese frigate Corte Real , of the Spanish frigate Canarias , to be activated. the Italian frigate Scirocco and the Somme command and supply building (BCR) . First integrated…

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EUROMARFOR Change of Command in Lisbon

Google Translation On 19 September 2017, the Vice-admiral Jean-Philippe Rolland, admiral commanding the Naval Action Force , visited Lisbon, Portugal to attend the change of command ceremony EUROMARFOR ( Maritime European Union) . Vice-Admiral Marzano, commander of the Italian naval squadron (CINCNAV), forwarded the command of this force to Vice-Admiral Gouveia e Melo, Naval Commander of the Portuguese Navy (COMNAV).…

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