Spanish submarine Tramontana
|Builder:||Bazán, Cartagena, Spain|
|Status:||in active service, as of 2017[update]|
|Class and type:||Agosta-class submarine|
|Length:||67 m (219 ft 10 in)|
|Beam:||6 m (19 ft 8 in)|
|Test depth:||300 m (984 ft 3 in)|
Tramontana is an Agosta-class submarine built for the Spanish Navy by Bazán at Cartagena, Spain. The submarine was launched in 1984, commissioned in 1985, and is currently active with the Spanish Navy.
On 2001, while he was doing a practice exercises in Cartagena's waters, the ship suffered a collision.
On 2002, the submarine participated in the Perejil Island crisis.
On 22 March 2011, it was deployed as part of Spanish contribution to the multi-national task force enforcing UN resolution 1973 "to take all necessary measures to protect civilians under threat of attack" in Libya.
On May 24, 2013, Pedro Argüelles, Secretary of State for Defense, declared at the congress of Deputies that due to the delays of the S-80, were going to take place the works of careen of the Tramontana, which at the beginning, were discarded.
In this submarine was filmed the movie Navy SEALs on november 1989, directed by Lewis Teague and starring Charlie Sheen, Michael Biehn, Joanne Whalley, Rick Rossovich and Cyril O'Reilly. In the film also participated another Spanish Navy ship called Teide (A-11).
- ACCIDENTES DEL "S-74" "TRAMONTANA" SUBMARINO ESPAÑOL
- "Spanish Fighter Jets Complete First Patrol Over Libya". Bloomberg. 22 March 2011. Archived from the original on 24 March 2011. Retrieved 24 March 2011.
- Ministro da Defesa acompanha exercício da Marinha
- Navantia contará con una auditoría estadounidense para evaluar los problemas técnicos del S-80
- Chant, Christopher (1987). A Compendium of Armaments and Military Hardware. New York: Routledge & Kegan Paul. pp. 158–59. ISBN 0-7102-0720-4. OCLC 14965544.