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).
Tag Archives : Italian Navy
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.
29 May 2020
French Navy (Marine Nationale) frigate Courbet, left the port of Toulon as flagship to NATO’s Operation Sea Guardian (OSG) Focused Patrol on 28 May, 2020. The Task Group is composed of FS Courbet and Italian Navy (Marina Militare) FREMM ITS Carabiniere, who participate in this OSG Focused Patrol as part of the multinational force EUROMARFOR.
25 May 2020
The Italian Navy (Marina Militare) FREMM Frigate "Carlo Bergamini" concluded its participation to the European anti-piracy operation Atalanta (EU NAVFOR), during which it carried out presence and surveillance tasks in the Gulf of Aden and the Indian Ocean.
22 May 2020
The launching ceremony of the Multipurpose Offshore Patrol Ship (PPA) “Francesco Morosini” took place today at Fincantieri’s Riva Trigoso Shipyard (Cantiere navale di Riva Trigoso), in the presence of the Chief of the Staff of the Italian Navy (Marina Militare) Admiral Giuseppe Cavo Dragone.
22 May 2020
The Spanish, French and Italian Defence and Foreign Affairs Ministers met in Lisbon on May 15. 1995, and signed the founding treaty for the creation of the European Maritime Force (EUROMARFOR).
20 May 2020
The Italian Navy's Cavour aircraft carrier left the Arsenale Militare Marittimo (Maritime Military Arsenal) of Taranto after completing a 16 months refit and upgrade period to operate F-35B Joint Strike Fighters.
06 May 2020
Italian shipyard Fincantieri is set to launch the second Pattugliatore Polivalente d’Altura (PPA) vessel for the Italian Navy (Marina Militare) next month.
29 Apr 2020
The Italian Navy (Marina Militare) dispatched for the first time one of its FREMM Frigates to patrol the Gulf of Guinea while the French Navy (Marine Nationale) suspended its maritime security mission off West Africa.