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  • 28 February 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Italian Navy’s FREMM frigate ITS Carlo Margottini, in service since February 2014, recently achieved another first en route to her Indian Ocean and Arabian Sea deployment. Having sailed from her homeport in La Spezia on February 20, ITS Carlo Margottini transited the Suez Canal for the the first time on February 26, 2018. Before transiting […]

  • 6 April 2018

    The EU-led counter-piracy operation off the coast of Somalia has welcomed a new force commander in a ceremony held in Djibouti on April 5. Italian Navy Rear Admiral Simone Malvagna will now be in charge of operation Atalanta from aboard his flagship, FREMM frigate ITS Carlo Margottini. The frigate is on the return leg of her […]

  • 7 August 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    The EU-led counter-piracy operation off the coast of Somalia has welcomed its new flagship from the Spanish Navy.  On August 6, Spain’s Galicia-class landing platform dock ESPS Castilla joined the operation Atalanta which received a new force commander on the same day. Rear Admiral Alfonso Nanclares from the Spanish Navy assumed command of operation Atalanta’s Force […]

  • 15 June 2018

    Spanish helicopter carrier ESPS Juan Carlos I and frigate ESPS Blaz de Lezo met up with EUNAVFOR units in the Red Sea recently as they transit towards the Persian Gulf. The multi-purpose amphibious assault ship and F-100 class air defense frigate are deployed as part of a Spanish Navy operation called “Projection Ispuhel”, which will see the two […]

  • 14 August 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    After ceding command over the EU-led counter-piracy operation Atalanta off the Horn of Africa to the Spanish Navy, the Italian Navy has deployed its newest FREMM frigate – ITS Federico Martinengo – to support the mission. The frigate got underway from its homeport in Taranto and joined the operation on August 11. Federico Martinengo is expected […]

  • 8 February 2019
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Pakistan Navy-hosted biennial maritime exercise AMAN-2019 kicked off in Karachi on February 8, with 46 nations in attendance. The four-day exercise will involve a port and at-sea phase with a focus on maritime security, counter terrorism and humanitarian assistance operations. Based on this, the exercise seeks to develop and practice response tactics, techniques, and […]

  • 19 December 2013
    Industry news

    The delivery of the Italian FREMM ‘Virginio FASAN’, the first in ASW configuration, was held today at the FINCANTIERI shipyard in Muggiano (La Spezia). The FASAN was delivered to the Customer with an outstanding state of readiness. All the scheduled complex and meaningful operations were performed in due time. Within the current framework of the […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The Italian Navy has commissioned its fifth FREMM frigate Alpino during a ceremony held at Fincantieri’s Muggiano, La Spezia shipyard on September 30. FREMM frigates are built within the international Italian-French program, coordinated by OCCAR (the Organisation for Joint Armament Cooperation). Orizzonte Sistemi Navali, a joint venture between Fincantieri (51%) and  Finmeccanica (49%), is the prime contractor […]

  • 2 July 2013
    Industry news

    Riva Trigoso (Genoa) shipyard celebrated the launch of the frigate “Carlo Margottini”, the third of a series of Fremm vessels – Multi Mission European Frigates, ordered from Fincantieri by the Italian Navy within the framework of an Italo-French program of cooperation. Godmother to the ship was Ms. Stefania Portaccio, granddaughter of Captain Carlo Margottini. The […]

  • 28 February 2014
    Industry news

    Two months after the final acceptance of the FoC ASW Virginio Fasan the Italian Navy has enlarged the existing fleet with the third FREMM Frigate, Carlo MARGOTTINI.   The ceremony was held at the Fincantieri shipyard in Muggiano, La Spezia (Italy). The FREMM Margottini is in Anti Submarine Warfare configuration as well as Fasan. The […]

  • 7 July 2013
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Italy: Orizzonte Sistemi Navali Presents MOSAIC MOSAIC (Modular Open System Architecture Integrated Concept) is a family of modular ships, representing an excellent solution to the need of an effective and modern combat component, both littoral and off-shore. Portsmouth Naval Base Preps for Arrival of UK Navy’s Aircraft Carriers Ten top officials from businesses and organisations […]

  • 21 December 2015
    Industry news

    The Italian shipbuilding company Fincantieri launched ‘Luigi Rizzo’, the sixth of overall ten Multi Mission European Frigates (FREMM) at the Riva Trigoso shipyard in Italy on December 19. Fincantieri is building the 10 FREMM vessels for the Italian Navy within the framework of an Italo-French cooperation program under the coordination of OCCAR (Organisation Conjointe de Cooperation […]

  • 20 May 2016
    Authorities, Industry news, Training & Education

    Italian Navy’s sixth FREMM, multi-mission, frigate Luigi Rizzo F595 left Fincantieri’s shipyard in Muggiano, La Spezia, to start sea trials May 17. The sixth of overall ten ships is scheduled for delivery in early 2017. Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri is building the vessels for the Italian Navy within the framework of an Italo-French cooperation program under […]

  • 2 March 2014
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Ukrainian Frigate Hetman Sahaidachny Heads Home Ukrainian frigate Hetman Sahaidachny has successfully completed an operational tour with the EU Naval Force and is now sailing towards her home port of Sevastopol in the Ukraine. USS Taylor’s Commander Relieved of Duties Capt. Jim Aiken, commander, Task Force 65, relieved Cmdr. Dennis Volpe, commanding officer of the […]

  • 17 January 2019

    An Italian Navy sailor died from injuries sustained in an accident aboard the FREMM frigate Carlo Bergamini, the Italian defense ministry informed on January 16. The non-commissioned officer, who has been identified as First Marshall (primo maresciallo) Gioacchino Verde, sustained the fatal injuries as a mooring line snapped during a regular berthing procedure. The incident […]

  • 3 June 2014

    Senior Officers of the Polish and Finnish Armed Forces were visiting the Taranto and La Spezia Naval Bases.   General Lach Majewski, Commanding General of the Polish Armed Forces, paid a visit to the Comando Flottiglia Sommergibili, and ITS Margottini moored at Taranto harbor. The guests were also able to visit the Centro Addestramento Sommergibili […]

  • 23 November 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    The lead ship of the Italian Navy’s FREMM frigates recently accomplished a first for the Italian Navy by launching the Aster 30 missile at the Italian Quirra firing range on November 22. By firing the missile, Fincantieri-built frigate Carlo Bergamini tested the SAAM ESD (surface anti air missile – extended self defense) system that is based on […]

  • 24 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    During the joint German-Italian military exercise SMART HUNT 2015, the Navies conducted a crew exchange. From February 15th to March 6th an Officer of the Italian Navy Submarines Command and Submarine Training Instructor, worked on board of the German submarine U33. Several different military exercises have taken place during the SMART HUNT 2015, during which, […]

  • 16 April 2019
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The Italian Navy has taken delivery of FREMM frigate Antonio Marceglia from shipbuilder Fincantieri at its Muggiano, La Spezia, shipyard. The eighth frigate in its class overall and the fourth in multipurpose configuration was delivered on April 16. The future ITS Antonio Marceglia was delivered after launching in February 2018 and completing platform and combat […]

  • 24 May 2013
    Training & Education

    USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) returned to its homeport, Naval Air Station North Island, after becoming the first aircraft carrier in the fleet to complete a Mid-Cycle Material Assessment (MCMA), May 21. “No one has actually done this before,” said Strike Operations Officer Cmdr. Bennet Goff. “Given Carl Vinson’s excellent maintenance record and the ability […]

  • 20 October 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Italian vessel ITS Carabiniere conducted a replenishment at sea (RAS) with US Navy ship, USNS Carl Brashear, prior to joining Operation Atalanta on Friday, October 17. Having sailed into the counter-piracy sea areas in the Gulf of Aden, ITS Carabiniere went alongside USNS Carl Brashear to replenish fuel and stores in preparation for her six […]

  • 8 July 2013
    Industry news

    BAE Systems San Francisco Ship Repair, located in San Francisco, Calif., has received a $ 10.7 million contract from Military Sealift Command, the leading provider of ocean transportation for the US Navy. The contract includes a 56-calendar day regular overhaul and dry docking availability of USS Carl Brashear (T-AKE 7). The work activities, which will […]

  • 16 January 2015

    US Navy’s amphibious assault ship USS Makin Island (LHD 8) and the amphibious dock landing ship USS Comstock (LSD 45) conduct a replenishment-at-sea recently. The vessels engaged in RAS with the Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Carl Brashear (T-AKE 7) in the Andaman Sea. During the activities, a Military Sealift Command-contracted AS-332 Super […]

  • 6 March 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    U.S. Navy’s Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson welcomed Philippine officials for an at-sea tour of the aircraft carrier in the South China Sea. Among the guests who landed on the deck on March 4 were the Philippines secretary of national defense retired Brig. Gen. Delfin Negrillo Lorenzana, secretary of finance Carlos Garcia Dominguez III, Secretary […]

  • 15 November 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A major submarine escape and rescue exercise hosted by Italy concluded in the Gulf of Taranto on November 8. In addition to two submarines and multiple ships, the exercise was attended by International Submarine Escape & Rescue Liaison Office (ISMERLO) based in Northwood, United Kingdom. Greek submarine HS Matrozos, the Italian submarine ITS Romei and the […]

  • 13 June 2018
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Ships from the Combined Maritime Force and EU NAVFOR staged a counter-piracy exercise in the Gulf of Aden early June, honing interoperability and coordination to combat piracy. EU NAVFOR ships and aircraft from Italy, Spain and Germany operated alongside US, Korean and Japanese warships of CMF from June 6 to 8. They worked towards developing […]

  • 17 August 2015

    The crew on board the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) put on hard hats and safety goggles to commence a Chief of Naval Operations planned incremental availability (PIA) period, Aug. 14, just two months after returning to its homeport in San Diego following a near 10-month deployment. According to Mark Warner, Carl Vinson […]

  • 22 September 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Spanish Navy’s has recently conducted MAR-41, a fleet readiness exercise which took place in the Gulf of Cadiz and the Strait of Gibraltar. Participating units included F-80 frigates Victoria, Numancia and Canarias together with the landing helicopter dock (LHD) Juan Carlos I and the auxiliary ship AOR Cantabria. The exercise was also joined by Marine Corps special operations […]

  • 14 June 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    As the over 50 years old C-2 Greyhound prepares for retirement, U.S. Navy’s Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson started carrier-onboard-delivery (COD) operational tests for the V-22 Osprey aircraft June 12. A V-22 Osprey from Marine Operational Test and Evaluation Squadron (VMX) 1 is being tested and evaluated as it is scheduled to become the singular […]