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Morocco, Spain break up militant cell sending fighters abroad

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Morocco and Spain made seven arrests and dismantled an Islamist militant cell led by a Spanish citizen that sent fighters to "hotbeds...

Exercise Saharan Express 2014 begins

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Naval forces from the United States along with African and European maritime partners on Thursday commenced the fourth annual multinational exercise Saharan...

SP-MAGTF CR redeploys to Spain

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The US Special-Purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response (SP-MAGTF CR) began their redeployment to Moron, Spain, on March 2, 2014 after...

More than 200 migrants scale border fence, enter Spanish enclave

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More than 200 migrants scaled the triple fence surrounding Spain's North African enclave of Melilla on Friday in another mass crossing of...

Bodies found in Spain’s North Africa waters likely brings migrant drownings...

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Spain's Civil Guard said on Saturday it had found the bodies of two African migrants in the sea off the country's Ceuta...

Spain says police fired rubber bullets at migrants trying to swim...

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Spain said on Thursday border police had fired rubber bullets in an attempt to turn back around 200 migrants who tried to...

Nine migrants drown swimming to Spain’s Moroccan enclave

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Nine people drowned on Thursday as they, and some 200 other African migrants, tried to swim to the Spanish enclave of Ceuta...

Spanish Air Force maintains maritime patrol force in Djibouti

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The Spanish Air Force maritime patrol aircraft detachment stationed in Djibouti has rotated its aircrew as it continues to support the European...

Job done for the first A400M

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Just on four years after its maiden flight, the first Airbus Military A400M airlifter has been retired and will go on public...

Maiden flight of Cassidian’s Atlante unmanned air vehicle in Spain

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Cassidian today successfully performed the maiden flight of the Atlante Unmanned Aerial System (UAS). The flight took place at Rozas airfield, in the Castro...

Spanish Army buys Husky mine detection vehicles

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The Spanish Army has purchased the Husky Mounted Detection System to detect landmines and improvised explosive devices in Afghanistan. Critical Solutions International (CSI)...

Navantia upgrading Mozambican patrol vessel

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Navantia has signed a contract to upgrade a Mozambican navy patrol vessel donated by the Spanish Navy last year for anti-piracy and...

Pirates that attacked EU Navfor flagship Patino to be tried in...

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Spain will prosecute the six pirates who attacked the European Union Naval Force (EU Navfor) flagship SPS Patino last week. The pirates...

Elbit to supply mortars to Spanish Army

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Elbit Systems has won a contract to supply mortars to the Spanish Army. The project, valued at US$8.5 million, will be implemented...

World leaders urge ETA to declare end to conflict

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International leaders meeting in Spain's Basque region appealed to separatist group ETA to announce an end to its four decades of...

Spain purchasing Lince and RG-31 armoured vehicles

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Spain's Council of Ministers has approved contracts for the purchase of 76 Lince (Lynx) and 20 RG-31 armoured vehicles, at a total...

Mauritania gains a new MPA

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The Spanish government has donated an Airbus Military C212-200MP SAR (search and rescue) aircraft to Mauritania so it can tighten security on...

Libya and Spain discuss controversial immigration pact

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Libya and Spain have met ahead of an African and European summit to discuss the development of Africa and the control of...

Nigeria, Spain agree on security in Gulf of Guinea, West Africa

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Nigeria and Spain have agreed to collaborate in providing security in the Gulf of Guinea and the West Africa sub-region, Angel Fernandes,...

EU agrees on mission to train Somali forces

The European Union today agreed to set up a military mission in Uganda to train Somali government forces who are fighting an...

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