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.
Tag Archives : OCCAR
04 Jun 2020
Naviris, a 50/50 owned joint venture by Fincantieri and Naval Group, has signed its first contract regarding research and technology (R&T) with OCCAR, the European Joint Armaments Cooperation organisation. Naviris, as prime contractor, will coordinate technical activities managed by Fincantieri and Naval Group and will own the intellectual property of all the research findings.
09 Mar 2020
OCCAR announced that the Italian Navy (Marina Militare) FREMM frigate ITS Martinengo successfully conducted the fourth ASTER 30 missile firing of the FREMM Programme on March 4, 2020.
03 Jan 2020
The PPA Programme achieved an important technical milestone in late December 2019: the integration of the first two X-Band fixed sensor arrays of the new Dual Band Radar (DBR) X/C at the test bed in Pratica di Mare airfield, near Rome.
12 Dec 2019
The Italian Navy's new auxiliary vessel A5335 Vulcano started its sea trials in the Gulf of La Spezia on December 5, 2019, according to OCCAR.
15 Nov 2019
The Italian Navy's first Multipurpose Offshore Patrol Ship (PPA) “Paolo Thaon di Revel” started sea trials, setting sails in the blue waters of the Gulf of La Spezia on 12th Nov 2019.
30 Jan 2019
OCCAR (Organisation for Joint Armament Co-operation), a European intergovernmental organisation that manages collaborative armament programmes, announced that Aster 30 Block 1 NT Missile has passed Preliminary Design Review. Several other milestones for the FSAF-PAAMS Programme have been reached in late 2018.