ITS Carlo Margottini Deploys to Middle East and Arabian Sea

January 17, 2019 (Google Translation) – Today the European Multi-Mission Frigate (FREMM) Carlo Margottini left from the naval base of La Spezia, to start a naval campaign that will involve her in the Indian Ocean, Middle East and Arabian Sea (MOMA) to carry out activities of presence and surveillance to protect lines of maritime traffic of national interest.

The campaign is also part of the activities carried out in the field of international cooperation and dialogue between the countries in the area with which Italy has important political-diplomatic, economic and industrial relations, thus representing an important opportunity. to promote in an integrated way the “Country System”, supporting and supporting the activities of important representatives of the national defense industry such as Fincantieri, Leonardo, MBDA and Elettronica, whose collaboration with the Navy and the Defense has made it possible countryside.

Nave Margottini will stop in Karachi (Pakistan), where she will take part in the “Aman 2019” exercise with the Pakistani navy along with 19 other countries, in Abu Dhabi where she will participate in the “Naval Defense Exhibition” (NAVDEX 2019) as part of the “International Maritime Defense Exhibition & Conference” (IDEX 2019), in Kuwait City (Kuwait), in Damman (Saudi Arabia) and in Muscat (Oman).

The participation of Nave Margottini at IDEX-NAVDEX 2019 demonstrates the Navy’s attention to technological developments and the role it plays in collaborations with national industry in the design and construction of advanced platforms and systems such as the FREMM class units.