Abengoa has inked a contract with Navantia to supply its AIP system to the future S80 Plus submarines of the Spanish Navy. Abengoa’s solution was selected in Feb. 2020 by the General Directorate of Armament and Material of the Spanish MoD. The Spanish company stated that its AIP system will allow the S80 Plus to operate for up to 3 weeks without surfacing.
Tag Archives : Spanish Navy
27 May 2020
Italian defense company Leonardo has confirmed the selection of its 127mm LW Vulcano naval gun system for the Spanish Navy future F-110 Bonifaz-class Frigates.
22 May 2020
The Spanish, French and Italian Defence and Foreign Affairs Ministers met in Lisbon on May 15. 1995, and signed the founding treaty for the creation of the European Maritime Force (EUROMARFOR).
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.
08 Apr 2020
The Spanish Navy (Armada Española) has safely received four Rigid Hull Inflatable Boats (RHIBs) intended for search and rescue operations and personnel transfers at sea from Zodiac Milpro.
01 Apr 2020
The Spanish Ministry of Defence has asked the Spanish Navy (Armada Española) to activate the Galicia (L51) landing platform dock (LPD) to support the medical capability of the autonomous city of Mellila in the fight against the Covid-19 epidemic.
09 Mar 2020
Spanish shipbuilder Navantia announced it has successfully completed the development of the Air Independent Propulsion (AIP) system for the S80 submarine program at the end of February.
19 Dec 2019
Navantia has finalized on December 18, in the Cartagena facilities, the closure of the resistant hull of the S-81 ‘Isaac Peral’ submarine for the Spanish Navy, after the union of the last section of the ship.
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.
09 Dec 2019
Lockheed Martin recently signed a contract with Navantia to equip five new F-110 multimission frigates and their land-based test site (Centro de Integración de Sistemas en Tierra or CIST) – with Lockheed Martin’s first naval installation of its solid state S-band radar. The new F-110 frigates will be built by Spain’s national shipbuilder, Navantia.