Stay away from Garrucha next Tuesday – several thousand NATO troops will be performing an amphibious landing operation on the beach there! It’s part of Operation Noble Mariner 14, in which 25 NATO warships, six subs and 4,000 marines are all taking part in a join military operation to test NATO’s defence-readiness.
The entire Hydrographic Flotilla of the Spanish Navy (3 ships and an escort) are off the coasts of Almería updating their charts of the seabed. They’ll be there for up to a month. There are also a number of smaller launches mapping inlets and river mouths. The Malaspina (pictured above) is mapping depths between Almeria and Murcia. The Antares is mapping the seabed between Almería and Motril. And the Tofiño is mapping the Alboran sea between Continue reading Spanish Navy mapping Almerias’ seabed ahead of maneouvers in Vera