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Italy launches first PPA ship Paolo Thaon di Revel

Paolo Thaon di Revel, the first unit in a new class of Italian Navy multipurpose offshore patrol ships (abbreviated ...

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Italian-hosted mine warfare drill wraps up off Sicily

The Italian Navy-hosted mine countermeasure exercise MINEX 2019 concluded off the coast of Sicily on May 30 after ...

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Italian Navy LHD Trieste launched

The Italian Navy’s new landing helicopter dock (LHD) Trieste was launched in a ceremony at ...

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Baglietto to build combat boats for Italian Navy LHD Trieste

The landing helicopter dock is scheduled to be launched this month.

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USS Abraham Lincoln joins major Italian exercise Mare Aperto

US Navy aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln and ships from its carrier strike group (ABECSG) have joined Italian ...

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Italian Navy receives eighth FREMM frigate Antonio Marceglia

The Italian Navy has taken delivery of FREMM frigate Antonio Marceglia from shipbuilder Fincantieri at its ...

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Italy starts construction of first fully-configured PPA ship

Construction on the fourth Italian Navy Multipurpose Patrol Ship (PPA) kicked off with a steel-cutting ceremony at ...

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Italian Navy uses new M-40 target drones for first time

The Italian Navy recently used the new Leonardo-developed M-40 target drones in an exercise involving the aircraft ...

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Refitted Italian Harrier returns home aboard USS Kearsarge

An Italian AV-8B Harrier hitched a ride home aboard Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) after ...

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Fincatieri launches FREMM frigate Spartaco Schergat

Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri launched the navy’s ninth FREMM frigate – the future ITS Spartaco ...

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Italian sailor dies after mooring cable snaps aboard frigate

An Italian Navy sailor died from injuries sustained in an accident aboard the FREMM frigate Carlo Bergamini, the ...

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Italy's seventh FREMM returns from maiden deployment

FREMM frigate ITS Federico Martinengo returned to its homeport of La Spezia on December 20, completing its maiden ...

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FREMM frigate ITS Antonio Marceglia completes sea trials

ITS Antonio Marceglia, the fourth general-purpose and the overall eighth FREMM frigate to be delivered tot he ...

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Italian-hosted submarine escape and rescue drill wraps up

A major submarine escape and rescue exercise hosted by Italy concluded in the Gulf of Taranto on November 8. In ...

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Keel laid for third Italian Navy PPA ship

Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri held a keel laying ceremony for the third Italian Navy multipurpose patrol ship at ...

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Three navies kick off exercise Mare Aperto 2018

The second multilateral maritime exercise Mare Aperto in 2018 has begun in the Mediterranean Sea, with the ...

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Smuggled cigarettes found on Italian Navy transport ship

Italian Navy transport vessel Nave Caprera was used to smuggle cigarettes on the return trip from Libya where the ...

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Italy's newest FREMM frigate joins Op Atalanta

After ceding command over the EU-led counter-piracy operation Atalanta off the Horn of Africa to the Spanish Navy, ...

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Italian Navy discovers WW1 submarine sunk by British sloop

The Italian Navy has discovered a World War I submarine that was accidentally sunk by a British warship in 1917. ...

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Fire breaks out aboard Italian logistic support ship Vulcano

A fire broke out late Sunday aboard the logistic support ship Vulcano which is under construction at ...

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Italian Navy's eighth FREMM frigate takes to sea

The Italian Navy’s FREMM frigate Antonio Marceglia has been taken to sea in the Gulf of La Spezia for the ...

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