Ranging from the thirtieth of this month Motril Port will see eleven Spanish Warships dock to coincide with the Día de las Fuerzas on the 2nd of June.
The Grupo Anfibio y de Proyección, based mostly at the Naval Base of Rota, can be current with its flagship LHD Juan Carlos I, Touchdown Craft from Grupo Naval de Playa and the amphibious ships LPD Galicia and LPD Castilla.
The Galicia Class comprise two touchdown platform dock (LPD) ships in service with the Spanish Navy. Constructed by Navantia shipyards in Ferrol, their mission is to hold out amphibious warfare by transporting the majority of the Infantería de Marina (Marines).
These ships have each a big, helicopter, flight deck and a 885-sq/m nicely deck for giant touchdown craft, in addition to a 1,000-sq/m house for as much as 33, foremost battle tanks.
As for the Juan Carlos I, it’s a multi-purpose, amphibious, assault ship/plane provider within the Spanish Navy. Comparable in position to many plane carriers, the amphibious touchdown ship has a ski leap for STOVL operations, and is provided with the Harrier II assault plane or the F-35B Lightning II fighters.
The Spanish naval squadron based mostly in Ferrol, 31 Escuadrilla, will ship two frigates F102 Almirante Juan de Borbón and F105 Cristobal Colón, that are two of probably the most fashionable Spanish naval property, each armed with the American AEGIS anti-aircraft defence techniques.
Three extra frigates, F81 Santa María, F82 Victoria and F86 Canarias from the 41 Escuadrilla de Escoltas, based mostly in Rota, may even take part.
Moreover, there are two minehunters; the M-33 Duero and M-35 Tambre based mostly in Cartagena, forming a part of the Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group 2 (SNMCMG2).
Lastly, there may be the BAM P-46 Furor, which is an offshore patrol vessel. That is an ocean-going patrol ship belonging to the Meteoro Class patrol ships. Its keel was laid in 2017 and fee in January 2019.
Onboard these ships with aviation capability are Harriers and AB212 helicopters belonging to the third Flight and SH60 helicopters belonging to the fifth and tenth Flights. There are additionally 2,600 personnel between Spanish Marines and naval pilots (crew & floor crew/deckhands).
All of those vessels could have open days on the thirty first and 2nd between 10.00h and 20.00h.
Nicely, that’s sufficient data to maintain you going!
(Information: Motril, Costa Tropical, Granada, Andalucia)