The Spanish government has approved the construction of the BAM IS (Underwater Intervention Maritime Action Vessel) submarine rescue vessel. A contract will be signed in early 2021 with the local shipyard Navantia for a delivery expected in 2024.
Tag Archives : Spain
19 Oct 2020
Rohde & Schwarz has signed a contract with Spanish shipbuilder Navantia to equip five new F-110 frigates with external communications systems.
17 Aug 2020
The Spanish Ministry of Defense (MoD) started a procurement process for a second-hand logistics transport vessel. The new vessel would replace two recently decommissioned Ro-Ro (roll on roll off) vessels that were tasked with the transfer of materiel for the Spanish Army (Ejército de Tierra).
29 Jun 2020
GMV has signed a contract with the Spanish corporation Navantia for development and supply of the SENDA navigation system for the future F-110 frigates. This contract bears out the trust already placed in GMV by the Spanish MoD on the strength of the fine work carried out in the development of a system prototype within the F-110 definition phase.
14 May 2020
Spain has officially joined the Permanent Structured Cooperation on Defence and Security (PESCO) European Patrol Corvette (EPC) project.
27 Apr 2020
The U.S. Navy, on behalf of Foreign Military Sales (FMS) customer Spain, has awarded Lockheed Martin a $519.1 million contract to support AEGIS and SPY-7 systems for the future F-110 frigates of the Spanish Navy.
12 Dec 2019
Thales sonars and acoustic systems will provide the Spanish Navy's five F110 frigates with a latest-generation anti-submarine warfare (ASW) capability. The key components of the integrated suite are the BlueMaster (UMS 4110) and CAPTAS 4 Compact sonars, the TUUM-6 underwater communication system, and the BlueScan digital acoustic system already in service with other European navies.
06 Dec 2019
Blackshape successfully completed the first phase of OCEAN2020 sea demonstration, the largest EU funded defence research project for maritime surveillance, led by the Italian group Leonardo.
02 Oct 2019
SAMI Navantia Naval Industries (SAMINavantia), a joint venture between Saudi Arabian Military Industries (SAMI) and Navantia S.A., marked the launch of construction for the first of five Avante 2200 corvettes with an official keel-laying ceremony in Cadiz, Spain.