The Italian Navy (Marina Militare) flagship, the aircraft carrier ITS Cavour, is set to reach Naval Station Norfolk in mid-February to start F-35B STOVL aircraft qualifications with the U.S. Marine Corps.
Tag Archives : Italian Navy
10 Dec 2020
The Italian Ministry of Defense has announced its intention to proceed, via OCCAR, with a procurement contract for 2 + 2 Type U212 NFS submarines...
27 Nov 2020
The OCCAR-EA, on behalf of the Italian Participant State, and the Temporary Consortium consisting of Fincantieri and Leonardo Company on Nov. 25 signed the Contract Amendment N° 4 for the Logistic Support Ship (LSS) program.
23 Nov 2020
Here are the first details on Italy's new shipbuilding and joint/naval weapon system programs.
16 Nov 2020
In a single week the Italian Navy foiled two pirate attacks, confirming how a dangerous the maritime area in the Gulf of Guinea has become.
03 Nov 2020
The Italian Ministry of Defense announced that the European Investment Bank (EIB) will help finance the construction of three new Hydrographic vessels...
28 Aug 2020
Cyprus, Greece, France and Italy on Wednesday started combined and joint naval-air drills in the Eastern Mediterranean. The exercise, named Eunomia, contributes to the common security in the region and to defend the freedom of navigation, according to the French military.
22 Jul 2020
Today, Naviris, the 50/50 owned joint venture by Fincantieri and Naval Group, has signed a contract with OCCAR (Organisation for Joint Armament Co-operation) for a feasibility study on the mid-life upgrade (MLU) of the four Horizon type Air Defense Destroyers (designated frigates in the French and Italian navies).
26 Jun 2020
The First Steel Cutting ceremony for the Italian Navy's Fifth Multipurpose Patrol Ship (PPA) took place on the 25th June at Riva Trigoso Shipyard (Genova). The steel cutting ceremony is a very meaningful milestone, as it marks the first tangible step of the building process and constitutes the virtual birth of a new ship.
26 Jun 2020
The subsea rescue system developed by Saipem in collaboration with Drass, a leading company in submarine and hyperbaric crewed technology, was selected by Marina Militare Italiana (the Italian Navy) for the equipment of the SDO-SuRS (Special & Diving Operations - Submarine Rescue Ship) ship, the new vessel for the rescue of submarines.