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Presence, surveillance and deterrence operations

Surveillance patrol in the Canary Islands

1. CHOD exercises Command of the operational structure of the Armed Forces, and the different Component Commands, previously designated, report to him, who will carry out the operations that are determined, according to the operational plans in force.

2.  In addition to these appointed Commands, the permanent operational commands listed in section 5 of this article form part of the operational structure.

3. Designated Component Commands. At the proposal of the CHOD and the respective Army and Navy Chiefs of Staff, and with the prior approval of the head of the Ministry of Defence, CHOD may appoint the highest level Component Commands, which shall be established by the Army and Navy and the MCCE and which are: Army Component Command, Maritime Component Command, Air Component Command, Space Component Command and Cyberspace Component Command.

4.  In addition, due to its cross-cutting nature, the Special Operations Component Command will be deployed, where appropriate, in keeping with current military doctrine.

5.  Standing Operational Commands. For the development of the operations that the SAF have continuously activated, the following are constituted:

    a) The Ground Operational Command (MOT). This is the body of the Armed Forces operational structure responsible, for planning, conducting and monitoring the cited operations in the land scope. The Army Chief of Staff will propose to CHOD the Commander of the Land Operational Command (CMOT).

    b) The Maritime Operational Command (MOM). This is the body of the SAF operational structure responsible, for planning, conducting and monitoring the aforementioned operations in the naval sphere. The Admiral Chief of Staff of the Navy proposes the CHOD the appointment of the Commander for the Maritime Operations Command (CMOM).

    c) The Operational Air Command (MOA). This is the body of the SAF operational structure responsible, for planning, conducting and monitoring the aforementioned operations in airspace. The Chief of Staff of the Air and Space Army shall propose to  design the Commander of the Air Operational Command (CMOA).

    d) The Operational Space Command (MOESPA). This is the body within the operational structure of the Armed Forces responsible, at its level, for planning, conducting and monitoring the foregoing operations in outer space. The Chief of Staff of the Air and Space Army shall propose to CHOD the designation for the Commander of the Operational Space Command (CMOESPA).

    e) The Cyberspace Operational Command (MOC) is the body of the SAF operational structure responsible, for planning, conducting and monitoring military operations to ensure the SAF's freedom of action in the cyberspace domain, in accordance with the operational plans in force. CHOD will designate the Commander of the Cyberspace Operational Command (CMOC).

6. Commanders of the referred Operational Commands will exercise command of the forces under their authority, in accordance with the provisions of the plans in force and in accordance with military doctrine. They shall maintain, in the exercise of their responsibilities, coordination relations with the military and civilian authorities and organisations related to the aforementioned operations.

ESCUDO MOT

Land Operational Command (MOT in Spanish). This is the branch within the operational structure of the Armed Forces that is responsible, at its level, for planning, conducting and monitoring land operations.

The Army Chief of Staff will promote the appointment of the Commander of the Operational Land Command (CMOT in Spanish) to the Chief of Defence.

Commanders of the aforementioned Operational Commands shall exercise  the set up forces' command, in accordance with plans in place and military doctrine. They will also get coordinated  with military and civilian authorities and any bodies involved in the aforementioned operations.

The Chief of Defense appointed the Head of the Canary Islands Command as CMOT, and its Headquarters is located in Santa Cruz de Tenerife.

CMOT:  TG JULIO SALOM HERRERA

ABOUT THE LAND OPERATIONAL COMMAND, MOT

Get to know the MOTYoutube video

ESCUDO MOM

Maritime Operational Command (MOM in Spanish). This is the branch within the operational structure of the Armed Forces that is responsible, at its level, for planning, conducting and monitoring maritime operations.

The Navy Chief of Staff will promote the appointment of the Commander of the Operational Maritime Command (CMOM in Spanish) to the Chief of Defence.

Commanders of the aforementioned Operational Commands shall exercise  the set up forces' command, in accordance with plans in place and military doctrine. They will also get coordinated  with military and civilian authorities and any bodies involved in the aforementioned operations.

By Order 200/17069/20, the Chief of Defense appointed the Admiral of Maritime Action as CMOM, and its headquarters are located in Cartagena.

CMOM: VA VICTORIANO GILABERT AGOTE

ABOUT THE MARITIME OPERATIONAL COMMAND, MOM

Get to know the MOMYoutube video

Escudo MOA

Aerial Operational Command (MOA in Spanish). This is the branch within the operational structure of the Armed Forces that is responsible, at its level, for planning, conducting and monitoring aerospace operations.

The Air Force Chief of Staff will promote the appointment of the Commander of the Operational Aerial Command (CMOA in Spanish) to the Chief of Defence.

Commanders of the aforementioned Operational Commands shall exercise  the set up forces' command, in accordance with plans in place and military doctrine. They will also get coordinated  with military and civilian authorities and any bodies involved in the aforementioned operations.

By Order 200/17069/20, the Chief of Defense appointed the Commander of the Defence and Air Operations Command as CMOA, and its headquarters are located at Torrejón Air Base.

CMOA: LIEUTENANT GENERAL FRANCISCO GONZÁLEZ-ESPRESATI AMIÁN

ABOUT THE AERIAL OPERATIONAL COMMAND, MOA

Get to know MOAYoutube video

Escudo del MOESPA

Space Operational Command (MOESPA in Spanish). This is the branch within the operational structure of the Armed Forces that is responsible, at its level, for planning, conducting and monitoring military operations aimed at ensuring the freedom of action of the Armed Forces within cyberspace, in accordance with operational plans in place.

The Commander of the Operational Space Command (CMOC) will be appointed by the Chief of Defence.

Commanders of the aforementioned Operational Commands shall exercise  the set up forces' command, in accordance with plans in place and military doctrine. They will also get coordinated  with military and civilian authorities and any bodies involved in the aforementioned operations.

 

  CMOESPA:    GD ISAAC MANUEL CRESPO ZARAGOZA

Escudo MOC

 The Cyberspace Operational Command (MOC in Spanish) is the body within the operational structure of the Armed Forces responsible, at its level, for planning, conducting and monitoring military operations to ensure the Armes Forces´ freedom of action in the cyberspace domain, in accordance with the operational plans in force.

CMOC VA JAVIER ROCA RIVERO


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    2021/10/08

    Castellón, Spain

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    The Aerospace Operational Command initiates the activation 'Eagle Eye 21-03'

    2021/10/05

    Castellón, Spain

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    Spanish Navy's 'Vigía' carries out exercises along with an Italian Navy figate in waters of the Gulf of Guinea

    2021/09/21

    African Deployment

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    ‘Atalaya’ returns to the base port after carrying out a new maritime surveillance and security mission

    2021/09/03

    In Ferrol

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    Offshore patrol vessel 'Serviola' starts a maritime surveillance mission in the south of the Iberian Peninsula

    2021/07/16

    Maritime Surveillance

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    MOPS Commander visits 'Alboran' detachment embarked on the 'Audaz'

    2021/07/13

    Alborán Island, Spain

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  • P-76 'Infanta Elena'

    Offshore patrol vessel 'Infanta Elena' starts a maritime surveillance mission in waters of sovereignty and national interest

    Offshore patrol vessel 'Infanta Elena' starts a maritime surveillance mission in waters of sovereignty and national interest

    2021/05/14

    Mediterranean Sea

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    Focus on Africa Seminar: "The Gulf of Guinea has a strategic interest that makes it necessary to intensify the attention on this maritime space"

    2021/05/06

    Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

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    Offshore patrol 'Serviola' starts a maritime surveillance task in southern Spain

    Offshore patrol 'Serviola' starts a maritime surveillance task in southern Spain

    2021/05/02

    At sea

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  • Eurofighters 'Typhoon' in Lanzarote

    'Eagle Eye 21-01' activation is successfully completed

    'Eagle Eye 21-01' activation is successfully completed

    2021/04/23

    Canary Islands

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  • P-77 'Infanta Cristina'

    Spanish Navy patrol vessel 'Infanta Cristina' visits Almeria

    Spanish Navy patrol vessel 'Infanta Cristina' visits Almeria

    2021/04/23

    Almería

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    Exercise TAD 21-01 conducted by Combined Air Operations Centre Torrejón ends

    Exercise TAD 21-01 conducted by Combined Air Operations Centre Torrejón ends

    2021/04/16

    Torrejón AFB, Madrid

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    Aerospace Operational Command launches 'Eagle Eye 21-01' activation

    2021/04/16

    Canary Islands

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    Patrol vessel 'Tornado' conducts maritime surveillance missions in Canary Islands waters

    Patrol vessel 'Tornado' conducts maritime surveillance missions in Canary Islands waters

    2021/04/12

    Canary Islands

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  • Patrol vessel Centinela

    Patrol vessel 'CENTINELA' will conduct a maritime security operation throughout the Strait of Gibraltar

    Patrol vessel 'CENTINELA' will conduct a maritime security operation throughout the Strait of Gibraltar

    2021/04/01

    Ferrol, Spain

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  • Coast Artillery Defence Unit (UDACTA)

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    Coast Artillery Defense Unit deploys in the vicinities of Gibraltar

    2021/02/16

    Cádiz, Spain

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  • Patrol vessel 'Centinela' with an AB-112 helicopter on board

    Patrol vessel 'Centinela' sets off on a maritime security operation in the south of the Iberian Peninsula

    Patrol vessel 'Centinela' sets off on a maritime security operation in the south of the Iberian Peninsula

    2021/02/15

    Ferrol, Spain

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  • Surveillance patrols

    The 'Canarias' Brigade conducts exercises within the Land Operational Command's framework

    The 'Canarias' Brigade conducts exercises within the Land Operational Command's framework

    2021/02/09

    Canary Islands

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  • Exhibition of ‘Synergy 01/20’ activation with MOT personnel

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    Integration of Operational Commands ‘Synergy 01/20’ is concluded after six days of activation

    2020/12/04

    Canary Islands

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  • Participating units

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    Over 1.500 military personnel take part in the activation ‘Sinergia 01/20’ of the Operational Commands

    2020/11/27

    Canary Islands

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  • FGNE team during the approach phase

    The ‘Centinela’ conducts a boarding exercise led by the Allied Maritime Command

    The ‘Centinela’ conducts a boarding exercise led by the Allied Maritime Command

    2020/11/20

    On Spanish waters

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  • The vessel depatures from Ferrol

    Patrol boat ‘Centinela’ sets off for a maritime security operation in the south of the peninsula

    Patrol boat ‘Centinela’ sets off for a maritime security operation in the south of the peninsula

    2020/11/17

    Ferrol, Spain

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  • UDACTA I/20, during maritime space surveillance

    The Coast Artillery Defence Unit is deployed along the coast of Cartagena

    The Coast Artillery Defence Unit is deployed along the coast of Cartagena

    2020/11/16

    Cartagena, Spain

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  • Vessel 'Serviola' docked in Melilla

    Offshore patrol vessel “Serviola” calls at the port of Melilla

    Offshore patrol vessel “Serviola” calls at the port of Melilla

    2020/10/16

    Melilla (Spain)

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  • Foto de grupo a la entrada del Cuartel General

    Spain´s CHOD visits the Aerospace Operational Command Headquarters

    Spain´s CHOD visits the Aerospace Operational Command Headquarters

    2020/10/08

    Torrejon Air Base (Madrid)

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  • MOM's Commander briefing CHOD

    Chief of Defence visits Maritime Operational Command Headquarters

    Chief of Defence visits Maritime Operational Command Headquarters

    2020/10/02

    Cartagena, Spain

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  • Military personnel while watching galician forests

    Operation ‘Centinela Gallego’ 2020 to prevent wildfires ends

    Operation ‘Centinela Gallego’ 2020 to prevent wildfires ends

    2020/10/01

    Galicia, Spain

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  • P-71 'Serviola'

    Patrol vessels "Infanta Cristina" and "Serviola" will carry out maritime surveillance in maritime areas of sovereignty and national interest

    Patrol vessels "Infanta Cristina" and "Serviola" will carry out maritime surveillance in maritime areas of sovereignty and national interest

    2020/10/01

    Mediterranean Sea

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  • Anti Aircraft Defence Unit (UDAAA in Spanish)

    Exercise "Eagle Eye 20-03" ends succesfully, first joint exercise performed under the COVID19 pandemic

    Exercise "Eagle Eye 20-03" ends succesfully, first joint exercise performed under the COVID19 pandemic

    2020/09/25

    Huelva, (Spain)

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  • BAM

    BAM "Relámpago" sets off towards Alborán, the Strait of Gibraltar and the Gulf of Cadiz

    BAM "Relámpago" sets off towards Alborán, the Strait of Gibraltar and the Gulf of Cadiz

    2020/09/04

    Cartagena

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  • Patrol vessel 'Infanta Elena' carries out surveillance routines on Spanish sovereign waters

    Patrol vessel 'Infanta Elena' carries out surveillance routines on Spanish sovereign waters

    Patrol vessel 'Infanta Elena' carries out surveillance routines on Spanish sovereign waters

    2020/08/17

    Cartagena, Spain

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  • Operation 'Centinela Gallego' to prevent wildfires starts

    Operation 'Centinela Gallego' to prevent wildfires starts

    Operation 'Centinela Gallego' to prevent wildfires starts

    2020/08/14

    Galicia

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  • The ship 'Furor' joins the missions of surveillance and maritime security

    The ship 'Furor' joins the missions of surveillance and maritime security

    The ship 'Furor' joins the missions of surveillance and maritime security

    2020/08/07

    Strait of Gibraltar and Sea of Alboran

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  • P 71 'Serviola'

    The ship 'Serviola' joins to the permanent operations in the Strait of Gibraltar and the Sea of Alboran

    The ship 'Serviola' joins to the permanent operations in the Strait of Gibraltar and the Sea of Alboran

    2020/07/17

    Southern Spain

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  • Spanish Navy patrol vessel  'Vigia' is searching for a missing crew member after a fishing boat sank in the Alboran Sea

    Spanish Navy patrol vessel 'Vigia' is searching for a missing crew member after a fishing boat sank in the Alboran Sea

    Spanish Navy patrol vessel 'Vigia' is searching for a missing crew member after a fishing boat sank in the Alboran Sea

    2020/07/09

    Alboran sea

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  • Spanish Patrol vessel 'Vigia' rescues two people on the Alboran Sea

    Spanish Patrol vessel 'Vigia' rescues two people on the Alboran Sea

    Spanish Patrol vessel 'Vigia' rescues two people on the Alboran Sea

    2020/07/06

    Southern Spain

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  • The Patrol vessel ‘Atalaya’ will carry out a new surveillance and maritime security mission in the south of Spain

    The Patrol vessel ‘Atalaya’ will carry out a new surveillance and maritime security mission in the south of Spain

    The Patrol vessel ‘Atalaya’ will carry out a new surveillance and maritime security mission in the south of Spain

    2020/04/20

    Mediterranean Sea

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    Special Operations Force returns to the desert with exercise Flintlock

    2020/02/24

    En Mauritania

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    Eagle Eye 20-01': the national air defence is put to the test in Malaga

    2020/02/18

    Malaga

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    Joint Special Operations Command presents the Green Beret Awards

    2020/01/20

    Alicante

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    The Operations Command hosts the NEO Coordination Group forum

    2019/10/24

    In Madrid

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    Units from the Defence and Air Operations Command begin their fifth integration of the year

    Units from the Defence and Air Operations Command begin their fifth integration of the year

    2019/10/14

    In Canary Islands

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    Operation “Centinela Gallego 2019” for prevention of forest fires comes to an end

    Operation “Centinela Gallego 2019” for prevention of forest fires comes to an end

    2019/10/01

    In Galicia

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    Operation Eagle Eye 19-03 for defence of the national air space comes to an end

    2019/09/30

    In Ibiza and Balearic Archipielago waters

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    Units from the Defence and Air Operations Command are getting ready to perform Operation Eagle Eye 19-03

    Units from the Defence and Air Operations Command are getting ready to perform Operation Eagle Eye 19-03

    2019/09/20

    In Ibiza and Balearic Island territory waters

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    2019/08/27

    En la Manga del Mar Menor

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    El general Romero visita el área ‘Halcón’ de la operación ‘Centinela Gallego’

    2019/08/22

    En Viana Do Bolo (Ourense)

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    The operation ‘Centinela Gallego’ begins to prevent forest fires

    2019/08/19

    En Galicia

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    2019/08/09

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    2019/08/07

    En Torrejón, Madrid

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    Centro de Operaciones Aéreas Combinadas CAOC TJ

    2019/08/06

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    2019/08/02

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    2019/07/01

    En la Mar

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  • Puesto de Tiro Mistral de la Unidad de Defensa Antiaérea

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    El Mando de Defensa y Operaciones Aéreas finaliza el ejercicio ‘Eagle Eye 19-02’ de vigilancia del espacio aéreo

    2019/06/28

    En Galicia

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  • El CMOPS visita a los españoles de la Policía Aérea del Báltico

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    El Mando de Operaciones cumple 15 años, 365 días al año, al servicio de los españoles

    2019/06/25

    Retamares (Madrid)

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    El Comandante del Mando Conjunto de Operaciones Especiales finaliza su misión sin novedad

    2019/06/21

    En Pozuelo de Alarcón, Madrid

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    El ‘Eagle Eye 19-02’ pone a prueba el Sistema de Defensa Aérea Nacional

    2019/06/21

    En Ferrol

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  • Helicópteros de las FAMET

    Finaliza ‘SOFEX-19’, el principal ejercicio conjunto de operaciones especiales en España

    Finaliza ‘SOFEX-19’, el principal ejercicio conjunto de operaciones especiales en España

    2019/06/20

    En Madrid y León

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  • Unidades participantes en el ejercicio

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    Sofex-19, recuperación de personal aislado en zona hostil

    2019/06/19

    En Madrid y León

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    El SOFEX-19 prueba la interoperabilidad de las Operaciones Especiales españolas

    2019/06/12

    En León

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  • Comienza el ejercicio anual de gestión de crisis de la OTAN

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    Comienza el ejercicio anual de gestión de crisis de la OTAN

    2019/05/09

    En Madrid

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  • La ‘Iniciativa 5+5 Defensa’ se reúne para estrechar la colaboración en materia de operaciones especiales

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    La ‘Iniciativa 5+5 Defensa’ se reúne para estrechar la colaboración en materia de operaciones especiales

    2019/04/12

    El conocimiento, el adiestramiento y la enseñanza, principales áreas de análisis

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  • Finaliza la primera activación del Mando de Defensa y Operaciones Aéreas en 2019

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    Finaliza la primera activación del Mando de Defensa y Operaciones Aéreas en 2019

    2019/02/19

    Medios terrestres y aéreos se han integrado en la zona de Castellón para contribuir a las operaciones permanentes de vigilancia y seguridad de los espacios aéreos de interés nacional.

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    La UDAA desplegada en Castellón muestra sus capacidades

    2019/02/14

    Una delegación del Mando de Defensa y Operaciones Aéreas (CMDOA) visita las unidades desplegadas durante la primera activación de 2019

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