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The Navarra frigate in the EU anti-piracy operation

(B2) the frigate Navarra, left Thursday (February 21) from its home port of Rota, to join the EU anti-piracy operation (EUNAVFOR Atalanta). She will remain in the Indian Ocean until next August, announced the Spanish Navy. These places are not really unknown to this Santa María class ship (F-85). He had already participated in the anti-piracy operation in 2010 and 2014.

The frigate Navarra escorting a WFP ship (credit: EUNAVFOR Atalanta / Archives B2)

Nicolas Gros Verheyde

Chief editor of the B2 site. Graduated in European law from the University of Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne and listener to the 65th session of the IHEDN (Institut des Hautes Etudes de la Défense Nationale. Journalist since 1989, founded B2 - Bruxelles2 in 2008. EU/NATO correspondent in Brussels for Sud-Ouest (previously West-France and France-Soir).