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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
16 Jul 2019
The Italian Navy Paolo Thaon di Revel, the first of class PPA Multipurpose Offshore Patrol Ship is now in the water following its roll out ceremony at the Fincantieri Shipyard in Muggiano – La Spezia, Italy. The vessel will feature a hybrid GE LM2500+G4 gas turbine propulsion system.
16 Jun 2019
The launching ceremony of the Multipurpose Offshore Patrol Ship (PPA) “Paolo Thaon di Revel” took place June 15 at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Muggiano (La Spezia), in the presence of the Italian Minister of Defence Elisabetta Trenta.