Fincantieri Launches Third Corvette for Qatar

The technical launch of “Al Khor”, the third of the Al Zubarah class corvette ordered to Fincantieri by the Qatari Ministry of Defence within the national naval acquisition program, took place September 30th at the Muggiano (La Spezia) shipyard. The vessel will be delivered in 2022. The ceremony, held in a restricted format and in full compliance with anti-contagion requirements,…

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Fairbanks Morse Engine Ships USS Cleveland (LCS 31) Engines to Marinette Marine

August 17, 2021 – Fairbanks Morse Engine (FME), a division of Fairbanks Morse Defense (FMD), shipped two 16-cylinder Fairbanks Morse engines to Fincantieri Marinette Marine in Marinette, Wis., for the USS Cleveland (LCS 31), the 16th ship of the U.S. Navy’s Freedom-class LCS variant. FME was awarded a contract in 2019 to build and deliver Main Propulsion Diesel Engines (MPDE’s)…

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Team Freedom Lays Keel For Future USS Cleveland (LCS 31)

June 16, 2021 – The laying of the keel celebrates an important milestone in the life of the future USS Cleveland (LCS 31) and marks a significant event for the construction of the nation’s 31st Littoral Combat Ship (LCS). The USS Cleveland will be the fourth commissioned ship in naval service, since World War I, named after Cleveland, the second-largest…

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Fincantieri to Provide Eight Frigate for Indonesia

June 10, 2021 – Fincantieri, one of the most important shipbuilding groups in the world, and the Ministry of Defense of Indonesia, have signed a contract for the supply of 6 FREMM class frigates, the modernization and sale of 2 Maestrale class frigates, and the related logistical support. The order represents a success for Fincantieri and for the Country, which…

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Fincantieri Launches OPV Sheraouh for Qatari Navy

June 5, 2021 – The technical launch of the patrol vessel(OPV – Offshore Patrol Vessel) “Sheraouh”, second of the OPV class ordered to Fincantieri by the Qatari Ministry of Defence within the national naval acquisition program, took place today at the Muggiano (La Spezia) yard. The program is worth nearly 4 billion euros and envisages, in addition to the 2…

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CNO Visits Fincantieri Marinette Marine Shipyard

March 23, 2021 – Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Mike Gilday traveled to Marinette, Wisconsin on March 23, to visit Fincantieri Marinette Marine shipyard. During the visit, CNO toured the facility and received briefs on a range of topics, including the Navy’s new Constellation-class Guided-Missile Frigate (FFG) and Large Unmanned Surface Vehicle (LUSV) development. “One of the most important…

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Fincantieri Launches Raimondo Montecuccoli

March 13, 2021 (Google Translation) – On March 13, at the Fincantieri factory in Riva Trigoso (GE), the launching ceremony of the third Multipurpose Offshore Patrol ( PPA ) took place, named after the general, politician and writer Raimondo Montecuccoli. The event, held in a reduced form in compliance with Covid anti-contagion measures, was attended by the Undersecretary of State…

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Fincantieri Lays Bow Section Keel for LSS Jacques Chevalier

February 10, 2021 – The keel-laying of the forward section of “Jacques Chevallier,” the first of four logistic support units LSS (Logistic Support Ship) ordered by Chantiers de l’Atlantique to Fincantieri under the FLOTLOG program (“Flotte logistique”), took place at the Castellammare di Stabia shipyard. The sections will be built at the Castellammare di Stabia shipyard with deliveries to Chantiers…

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Fincantieri Updates Progress on Qatar Program

February 13, 2020 (Google Translation) – The technical launch of “Damsah” and the setting up of “Sumaysimah”, respectively second and fourth units of the “Al Zubarah” corvette class, took place today at the Muggiano (La Spezia) plant , commissioned from Fincantieri by the Qatari Ministry of Defense as part of the national naval acquisition program and scheduled for delivery in…

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L3Harris Awarded Systems Integration Contract for Constellation Class Frigates

February 8, 2021 – L3Harris Technologies has been awarded a contract by Fincantieri Marinette Marine for the shipboard integration and production of major subsystems onboard the U.S. Navy’s guided-missile frigate FFG 62. L3Harris is prepared to support the Navy’s plans to build at least 10 ships. The value of the L3Harris program could exceed $300 million if all design, development,…

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