Country: United States Region: Overseas
Latitude: 36° 38' 59" N Longitude: -7° 40' 0" E
Area use / Military Branches: ACTIVE
US Naval Station Rota http://www.cnic.navy.mil/regions/cnreurafswa/installations/ns_rota.html supports Naval Forces Europe-Africa, the US 6th Fleet and COCOM strategic priorities by providing airfield and port facilities, security, force protection, logistical and administrative support and emergency services to US and NATO forces.
Situated on a Spanish Navy base, NAVSTA Rota provides cargo, fuel and logistics support to units transiting the region, supporting US./ NATO ships with three active piers; US Navy and USAF aircraft with an airfield; and the largest weapons and fuels facilities in Europe, located within a secured area.
Under guidance of the Agreement on Defense Cooperation (ADC), US and Spanish navies work together. The Naval station is being operated by USN and USMC personnel but there are also USAr and USAF detachments on the base.
The former AN/FRD10 directionfinder at grid 36°39'23"N 6°21'54"W has been demolished
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