ITS Paolo Thaon di Revel Delivered at La Spezia

The delivery of the Multipurpose Offshore Patrol ship (PPA – Pattugliatore Polivalente d’Altura) “Paolo Thaon di Revel”, first of seven vessels, took place at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Muggiano (La Spezia) March 18, 2022. The PPAs are built at the Integrated Shipyard of Riva Trigoso and Muggiano, with deliveries expected until 2026, and they are part of the renewal plan of…

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Fincantieri to Build Second LSS for the Italian Navy

The consortium – Raggruppamento Temporaneo di Impresa (RTI) – led by Fincantieri has signed with OCCAR (Organisation Conjointe de Cooperation sur l’Armement, the international organization for joint armament cooperation) a contract for the construction of a second Logistic Support Ship (LSS) for the Italian Navy, which also includes the option for a third ship. The LSS will be entirely built…

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Exercise GABIAN 20.2 Concludes in the Mediterranean Sea

June 26, 2020 (Google Translation) – From 15 to 19 June 2020, a new GABIAN 20.2 exercise bringing together 9 surface vessels as well as the 22F , 31F , 35F , 36F flotillas and the 22S squadron was held in the Mediterranean Sea. Among them were the multi-mission frigates (FREMM) Provence and the Italian frigate Margottini , the command…

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Italian Navy 2020 Research Programs Underway

May 23, 2020 (Google Translation) – With the departure of the hydrographic ship Galatea this morning from the base of La Spezia, the 2020 hydro-oceanographic campaign of the Navy began, an activity that will engage the hydro-oceanographic naval units of the Naval Team (CINCNAV) in support of the technical-scientific needs of the Navy Hydrographic Institute (IIM) and other national research…

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