The German frigate FGS Bayern was developed and build by “Thyssen Nordseewerke” in Emden and was commissioned in 15th June 1996.
This frigate carries a wide mix of sensors and armament, including the capability to embark two Westland Super Lynx Mk.88A helicopters. Displacing 5,400 tonnes (full load), she is 139 meters long and is capable of a top speed of 29 knots.
ITS Euro is the sixth of the eight frigates Maestrale class, which are named after main winds blowing across the Mediterranean Sea: EURO is a wind that blows from the east at dawn, is relatively moderate and is moving from the African coast until it reaches the Ionian coast, bringing warm air.
Launched April 25 1983, his assignment port is Taranto.
Designed with specific arrangements for anti submarine warfare, ITS Euro also showed remarkable flexibility of use over the years in a variety of missions.
Spessart (A1442) is a Rhön-class tanker of the German Navy. She was commissioned at Kiel on 5 September 1977.
Spessart was originally built for civilian service by Kröger of Rendsburg in 1974. On 5 September 1977 she was commissioned into the Deutsche Marine, based at Kiel.
Displacing 14.169 tonnes (full load), she is 130 meters long and is capable of a top speed of 16 knots.
ESPS Santa Maria
ESPS Santa María is the first of a six-ship class Squadron built in Ferrol’s shipyard.
She was commissioned in 1986, retrofitted and overhauled in 2011. With a length of 138 meters she has a displacement of 4000 tons.
The Spanish warship integrates a Seahawk helicopter, which will allow her to carry out a wide range of tasks, including maritime surveillance and reconnaissance, intelligence gathering, deployment and protection of boarding teams, among others