Rota (LERT)

RWY 10/28, HEL     POS 36°38'43"N 006°20'58"W     ELEV 86 ft

Arma Escuadrilla Aircraft Type(s) Spanish Designation Tail Code Badge
Flotilla Aeronaves

Escuadrilla 003
Eslla 003
AB212+ HA.18 01-3..


Escuadrilla 004
Eslla 004
Ce550
Ce650
U.20
U.21
01-4..
01-4..


Escuadrilla 005
Eslla 005
SH-60F (on loan from Eslla 010) HT.23 01-10..


Escuadrilla 009
Eslla 009
EAV-8B
TAV-8B+
VA.1B
VA.1B
01-9..
01-9..


Escuadrilla 010
Eslla 010
SH-60B
SH-60F
HS.23
HT.23
01-10..
01-10..


Escuadrilla 012
Eslla 012
H135M HE.26 01-12..


Escuadrilla 014
Eslla 014
NH90-MSPT (o/o) HT.29 01-14..
The SH-60F´s of Eslla 005 are obtained from and operated in collaboration with Eslla 010.
Escuadrilla 011 (Eslla 011) is the UAV unit of the Spanish Armada which operates the Scan Eagle UCAS from Rota Naval Base.

The Citations at the Armada are used for maritime patrol tasks, but also for VIP transport, Medevac, logistic support and training.

(Morón, February 2019, Jochem Manders)

The latest addition to the variety of aircraft and helicopters at Rota Naval Airbase is the H135M of Eslla 012.

Eddy Wierenga (Rota)

F100 Álvaro de Bazán class (Ship)
Arma Ship Aircraft Type(s) Spanish Designation Tail Code Badge
Arma Naval de la Armada

F101 SPS Alvaro de Bazan (EBDA)
SH-60B
SH-60F
HS.23
HT.23
01-10..
01-10..


F102 SPS Almirante Juan de Borbon (EBDB)
SH-60B
SH-60F
HS.23
HT.23
01-10..
01-10..


F103 SPS Blas de Lezo (EBDC)
SH-60B
SH-60F
HS.23
HT.23
01-10..
01-10..


F104 SPS Mendez Nunez (EBDD)
SH-60B
SH-60F
HS.23
HT.23
01-10..
01-10..
F80 Santa Maria class (Ship)
Arma Ship Aircraft Type(s) Spanish Designation Tail Code Badge
Arma Naval de la Armada

F81 SPS Santa Maria
SH-60B
SH-60F
HS.23
HT.23
01-10..
01-10..


F82 SPS Victoria
SH-60B
SH-60F
HS.23
HT.23
01-10..
01-10..


F83 SPS Numancia
SH-60B
SH-60F
HS.23
HT.23
01-10..
01-10..


F84 SPS Reina Sofia
SH-60B
SH-60F
HS.23
HT.23
01-10..
01-10..


F85 SPS Navarra
SH-60B
SH-60F
HS.23
HT.23
01-10..
01-10..


F86 SPS Canarias
SH-60B
SH-60F
HS.23
HT.23
01-10..
01-10..

The sole TAV-8B of Eslla 009 breaks with the Spanish custom of adding an E to the serial prefix of two-seat aircraft. Instead of VAE.1B-40, the serial is applied as VA.1B-40.

(Torrejón de Ardoz, October 2021, Marco Muntz)

Hovering just off the coast near Cadiz

(Cadiz,September 2009, Francisco Javier Chao Urzainqui)

L61 Multi-purpose Warship (Ship)
Arma Ship Aircraft Type(s) Spanish Designation Tail Code Badge
Arma Naval de la Armada

L61 SPS Juan Carlos I
various

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