Armada

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Armada is the Spanish and Portuguese word for naval fleet, or an adjective meaning 'armed'; Armáda is the Czech and Slovak word for armed forces. It may refer to:

Military[edit]

Military campaigns[edit]

  • Spanish Armada or Great Armada, an unsuccessful attempted invasion of England by Spain in 1588
  • English Armada or Counter Armada, an unsuccessful English naval campaign in 1589 aimed at capturing Lisbon and other coastal towns from Spain
  • Armada of 1779 or Other Armada, an unsuccessful attempted invasion of England by France and Spain in 1779

Ships[edit]

  • HMS Armada, two ships in the British Royal Navy
  • USS Armada, World War II minesweeper of the US Navy

Armed forces[edit]

Products[edit]

Computing[edit]

Sports[edit]

Business[edit]

Music[edit]

People[edit]

  • General Alfonso Armada, a Spanish military officer condemned as one of the plotters of the 23-F attempted coup
  • Juan Armada y Losada, Spanish politician

Places[edit]

Other uses[edit]

  • Armada (moth), a genus of moths of the Noctuidae family
  • Armada (Bas-Lag), the name of a fictional floating city in China Miéville's novel The Scar
  • Armada (Capoeira), a move in the Brazilian martial art capoeira
  • Armada de Molucca, 1519 exploration fleet led by Ferdinand Magellan
  • The Halley Armada, a group of space probes sent to examine Halley's comet
  • The Armada gasfields a group of gas fields named after people associated with the Spanish Armada located in the North Sea.