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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 for army. It may refer to:

Military

Military campaigns

  • 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

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


Armed forces



Products

  • Nissan Armada, a model of car
  • Transformers: Armada, an animated TV series and toy line, part of Hasbro's Transformers franchise
  • The Armada (1959), a Pulitzer Prize-winning history of the Spanish Armada by Garrett Mattingly


Computing



Business

  • Armada , a division of Acclaim Comics Inc., which published licensed own properties
  • Armada , a company that produces alpine skis and outerwear
  • Armada Asset Management, LLC, a holding company based in Newport Beach, CA
  • Armada Centremarker, shopping centre in Plymouth, England
  • Armada Hoffler, a commercial real estate and construction company based in Virginia Beach, VA
  • Armada Rijeka, a football fan club from Rijeka, Croatia
  • Peña Armada Sur, a football fanclub from Tenerife, Spain
  • Long Beach Armada, a professional baseball team based in Long Beach, California


Music

  • The Armada , a band formed by ex-The Tea Party lead singer Jeff Martin
  • Armada , an album by black metal band Keep of Kalessin
  • Groove Armada, a British big beat duo
  • Armada Music, a music label created by Armin van Buuren


People

  • 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



Other uses

  • Armada , a genus of moths of the Noctuidae family
  • Armada , the name of a fictional floating city in China Miéville's novel The Scar
  • Armada , 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
  • La Armada, a nickname for the Spain Davis Cup team



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