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News: Royal Moroccan Navy’s Inspector General visits Navantia


The Inspector General of the Moroccan Navy, Vice Admiral Mohamed Laghmarti, visited today Navantia’s Factory in Cartagena, and various Navy facilities in the locality.

In the factory, the Admiral could see the process of manufacturing of the Spanish S-80 class submarines.

Previously, the Moroccan official visited some facilities of the Spanish Armada, where he was received by Vice Admiral Fernando Zumalacárregui Luxán, head of Cartagena’s Arsenal, and Vice Admiral Salvador Maria Delgado Moreno, Maritime Action Admiral.

The first stop of the tour was the Operations and Surveillance Center of Maritime Action ( COVAM ). Here , the inspector general has attended a presentation of the operations, missions and capabilities of the center, and was able to check in real time the different systems and how they carry out their missions of maritime surveillance and their contribution to public administration activities in the naval field.

Then the admiral visited the Submarine Fleet, where they were received by their Commander, Ship Captain José Sierra Méndez, who made a presentation of the S-80 class submarines and their capability. Later, the delegation toured the facilities and attended to a demonstration of the submarine’s simulator.


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