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.
Tag Archives : 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.
25 Sep 2019
Acting Spanish Minister of Defense, Margarita Robles, visited Navantia's Cartagena shipyard this week, where she has been shown the current progress of the S80 submarine program, a priority to meet the needs of Spain's national defense strategy.
24 Apr 2019
The construction of 5 frigates will guarantee a stable and sufficient workload in the next 10 years. • The program will involve the modernization and technological development of Ferrol shipyard, placing it within the framework of Industry 4.0 promoted by the Government of Spain.
08 Apr 2019
The Spanish Council of Ministers approved the EUR 4.3 billion funding for the construction of five new F-110 frigates for the Spanish Navy on March 29. The new frigates will be built by Spanish shipbuilder Navantia.