Spanish Frigate to Join Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group on Upcoming Deployment

The Álvaro de Bazán-class Spanish navy frigate ESPS Méndez Núñez (F-104) at Naval Station Norfolk. Méndez Núñez. U.S. Navy photo.

ARLINGTON, Va. – A Spanish frigate will deploy with USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) and attached to its carrier strike group on a deployment from Naval Station Norfolk, Va. later this year.

ESPS Mendez Nunez (F-104) will join the Abraham Lincoln CSG when it reaches the Strait of Gibraltar in U.S. 6th Fleet, according to a release from the Spanish Armada. The CSG is then...

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