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The Spanish Armed Forces are deployed in 18 foreign missions with more than 3.000 soldiers and civil guards in four continents. The largest contingents are settled in Lebanon, with 610 Blue Helmets, and in Irak, with 480 tropos. Inside the NATO framework, they are watching the Mediterranean Sea and take part in the Baltic Countries and Turkey defense.

Spain is also involved in all the EU military missions leaded in the african continent, with deployments in Mali, Center African Republic, Somalia, Senegal and Gabon, as well as in all the operations to avoid human traffic at the Lybian coast or the piracy at the Indian Ocean.

Spanish Units and Military Advisers taking part in foreign missions:

Place Mission Starting Command
Central African Republic Support to RCA - OP A/C (Gabon) Dec - 2013 ONU
Mediterranean Sea EUNAVFORMED Sophia Jun - 2015 Unión Europea

 


Mission news

  • The T-21 plane assigned to Mamba Detachment transported 15.555 passengers and 2.000 tonnes

    The T-21 plane assigned to Mamba Detachment transported 15.555 passengers and 2.000 tonnes

    The T-21 plane assigned to Mamba Detachment transported 15.555 passengers and 2.000 tonnes

    2020/03/03

    Libreville, Gabon

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  • The Grappa Detachment reinforces network security with the new Secure and Operational Network

    The Grappa Detachment reinforces network security with the new Secure and Operational Network

    The Grappa Detachment reinforces network security with the new Secure and Operational Network

    2020/02/04

    Sigonella, Italy

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  • Our military personnel deployed in Gabon spread our language and culture

    Our military personnel deployed in Gabon spread our language and culture

    Our military personnel deployed in Gabon spread our language and culture

    2020/02/03

    Libreville, Gabon

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