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U.S., Spain Agree to Make U.S. Crisis Force Deployment Permanent

U.S., Spain Agree to Make U.S. Crisis Force Deployment Permanent

U.S. and Spanish officials yesterday signed an amendment to the nations’ defense agreement that will change the deployment of the U.S. crisis response force at Moron Air Base from temporary to permanent, defense officials said today. In the State Department’s […]


Spain allows A400M test flights to resume after deadly crash

Airbus A400M

Spain on Thursday said test flights of Airbus A400M military planes that have already rolled off the assembly line could resume, after suspending them in May following a crash that killed four people. Airbus executives met with Spain’s National Institute […]


Safety protocol breaches may be behind Spain A400M crash: report

Safety protocol breaches may be behind Spain A400M crash: report

Several safety protocols were allegedly ignored during the final assembly of the A400M military plane which crashed in Spain, killing four, reportedly to make up for delays in delivery, online news site El Confidential said Tuesday. “Several protocols were ignored,” […]


Ten killed in fighter jet crash during NATO exercises in Spain

Ten killed in fighter jet crash during NATO exercises in Spain

Eight French and two Greek nationals were killed Monday when a fighter jet crashed on takeoff at a military base in Spain housing a NATO training center for elite pilots. The F-16 jet “lost power” as it took off from […]


Spain negotiates permanent US Marines Africa force

Spain negotiates permanent US Marines Africa force

Spain said Friday it was starting negotiations with Washington to host a permanent US Marines intervention force for deployment on missions to Africa. The Spanish government said it was ready to permanently extend an agreement under which the force has […]


Eurofighter jet crashes in Spain, pilot killed

Eurofighter jet crashes in Spain, pilot killed

A Eurofighter jet crashed while attempting to land at an air base in southwestern Spain on Monday, killing its pilot, the defense ministry said. “A Eurofighter crashed on landing at the start of the runway of the Moron base,” near […]


USS Ross to be Forward Deployed to Rota, Spain

USS Ross to be Forward Deployed to Rota, Spain

USS Ross (DDG 71) departed its Norfolk homeport June 3 on her way to Rota, Spain, as the second of four Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers to be forward deployed there. To enhance the security of the European region, two additional […]


Skeldar UAS Operationally Deployed By the Spanish Navy

Skeldar UAS Operationally Deployed By the Spanish Navy

Defence and security company Saab’s Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) Skeldar is now operationally deployed on-board the offshore patrol vessel BAM Meteoro. Skeldar is supporting the Spanish Navy with surveillance capabilities while taking part in the EU Atalanta operation in the […]


Spain Tests Future European Maritime Surveillance System

Spain Tests Future European Maritime Surveillance System

Indra worked with the Civil Guard to launch the first test at sea of the Perseus (Protection of European BoRders and Seas through the IntElligent Use of Surveillance) R&D project. This initiative is led by the technological multinational and is […]


Gibraltar still strategic asset for Britain: analysts

Gibraltar still strategic asset for Britain: analysts

Situated in sight of unstable north Africa and on the shipping route to the Middle East, Gibraltar has military and intelligence facilities that still make it a strategic asset for Britain, analysts say. Spain ceded Gibraltar to Britain in perpetuity […]


 
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