Posted by: APO | 27 July 2017

Spain Hands Over Force Command to Italy During Ceremony on board ESPS Galicia in Djibouti Port

On Thursday 27 July 2017 Rear Admiral Rafael Fernández-Pintado (Spanish Navy) handed over force command of the EU’s counter-piracy ‘Operation Atalanta’ to Rear Admiral Fabio Gregori (Italian Navy) during a ceremony in Djibouti. EU NAVFOR’s Deputy Operation Commander, Rear-Admiral Alfonso Pérez de Nanclares (Spanish Navy), also attended the ceremony. This was ESPS Galicia’s fourth deployment… Read more on


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