Italian Navy in Exercise OBANGAME EXPRESS 2021

March 28, 2021 (Google Translation) – Yesterday, March 27, 2021, ended off the Ivorian coast, OBANGAME EXPRESS 2021, multinational maritime exercise to guide US Navy. From the African dialect “Fang”, OBANGAME, which literally means “union”, sees the involvement, in addition to US Navy Units, also of the Navies and Maritime Security Forces of almost all West African countries, as well…

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Russia Updates Their Take on Espionage in Rome

March 31, 2021 (TASS) – A staff member of the Russian Embassy in Italy has been detained in Rome, the Russian diplomatic mission confirmed on Wednesday. “We confirm that on March 30 an employee from the military attache’s office was detained in Rome. The circumstances of the incident are being clarified. We believe it is inappropriate to comment on the…

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Two Italian Ships Certified by Air-Naval Training Center

March 16, 2021 (Google Translation) – Operations and training The contextuality of the national emergency for COVID-19 did not stop the crews of the Libeccio Frigate and the Foscari Offshore Patrol , which after a period of scheduled maintenance successfully completed the Elementary Internship ; an intensive training period carried out in February under the guidance and supervision of the…

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MBDA Teseo Mk2/E Anti-Ship System for Italian Navy

March 17, 2021 – This new generation system builds on the legacy Teseo family, known worldwide as OTOMAT, and will bring a substantial improvement in anti-ship capabilities. Teseo Mk2/E will efficiently engage both sea and land targets at very long range, with full mission control throughout the missile flight. The system will have an innovative integrated mission planning and a…

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Italian Navy Command Course Busy at Sea

December 9, 2020 (Google Translation) – The presence and surveillance of the aircraft carrier cruiser Garibaldi continues in the Mediterranean Sea to protect the interests of the country and the defense of the free use of the high seas. The two naval units of the Coastal Surveillance and Defense Patrol Forces Command (COMFORPAT) of Augusta, the Borsini ship and the…

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Cross-deck Exercise Between Greek, German & Italian Ships

December 7, 2020 – Last week the Greek Adrias Flagship with the German Frigate Hamburg and the Italian Offshore Patrol Vessel Cigala Fulgosi performed a in cross-deck inter-operability exercises in the Mediterranean Sea. There activities gave pilots from the three ships the opportunity to land and launch on the different flight decks and are essential for maintaining high standards of…

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New era in Navy survey capabilities launched

November 5, 2020 – A new type of small survey craft that will improve Navy’s geospatial survey capabilities has been launched from HMAS Adelaide for the first time. The inaugural launch of Polaris from Adelaide took place on October 29 off the coast of Townsville during Exercise Sea Wader. The Polaris is part of a range of new equipment delivered…

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Saipem and Drass Submarine Rescue System Selected by Italian Navy

June 16, 2020 – The subsea rescue system developed by Saipem in collaboration with Drass, a leading company in submarine and hyperbaric crewed technology, was selected by Marina Militare Italiana (the Italian Navy) for the equipment of the SDO-SuRS (Special & Diving Operations – Submarine Rescue Ship) ship, the new vessel for the rescue of submarines. The system integrates a…

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Mission Jeanne d’Arc Trains with Italian Navy

June 24, 2020 (Google Translation) – From 16 to 18 June 2020, the helicopter carrier Mistral amphibious and kind Lafayette frigate Guépratte attended advanced training period Addestramento Repa di rto of the Italian Navy in the Gulf of Taranto, the benefit of the carrier battle group Italian. No less than seven vessels were engaged, including the aircraft carrier Cavour and…

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