ITS Carlo Margottini Makes Port Call to Dammam, Saudi Arabia

February 23, 2019 (Google Translation) – From today until 25 February the European Multi-Mission Frigate (FREMM) Carlo Margottini will be parked in Dammam, Saudi Arabia, the fourth leg of the naval campaign in the Middle East and the Arabian Sea (MOMA) which sees the Naval unit of the Marina Militare carry out activities of presence and surveillance in the area, to protect the 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 for promote the “Country System” in an integrated way, 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 the same campaign possible .

After the recent stop in the United Arab Emirates where he participated in the ” Naval Defense Exhibition 2019″ (NAVDEX 2019) as part of the ” International Maritime Defense Exhibition & Conference” (IDEX 2019) in Abu Dhabi, Nave Margottini will arrive in Saudi Arabia to testify the Navy’s attention to technological developments and collaborations with the national industry in the design and construction of advanced platforms and systems such as the FREMM class units.

After Dammam, Margottini’s naval campaign will continue to Kuwait City (Kuwait), Doha (Qatar) and Muscat (Oman).