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The Italian Navy’s ninth FREMM frigate

Ninth Italian FREMM frigate launched

The Italian Navy’s (ITN’s) ninth Bergamini-class FREMM multi-mission frigate was launched in late November, shipbuilder Fincantieri has revealed. The ITN’s FREMM fleet will number 10...
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Italy approves build work for third U212 NFS submarine

Italy’s parliament has approved construction of boat three in the Italian Navy’s (ITN’s) four-boat U212 NFS (Near Future Submarine) diesel-electric submarine (SSK) class. In a...
Hybrid propulsion is installed on a wide number of European frigates, including the FREMM. (Naval Group)

(R)evolutions in Naval Propulsion – It’s Electrifying!

Changing the type of propulsion used by warships to ones more environmentally friendly pose difficult challenges, especially if power hungry weapons/systems are to be...
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All Change at the Corps: Force Design 2030

The plan for the future of the US Marine Corps is contentious and will see a restructuring away from its traditional all-arms employment. A revision...

Suites for Subs

Elettronica gives Armada new details on its recent contract to supply Fincantieri with electronic warfare systems. These will equip new conventional hunter-killer submarines for...

US Navy’s frigate construction programme picks up pace

Work on the US Navy’s (USN’s) Constellation-class guided missile frigate programme has reached another milestone with a 20 May contract modification to shipbuilder Fincantieri...
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Warship Design: Is Green the New Blue?

Published in the February/March 2021 Issue - During a pre-Euronaval press conference, on 19 October 2020, Naval Group’s CEO, Eric Pommelet, briefly talked about...
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Italian Navy Launches Paolo Thaon di Revel

GE Marine's LM2500+G4 gas turbine will soon power the Italian Navy’s new Paolo Thaon di Revel Pattugliatore Polivalente d’Altura (PPA) multipurpose offshore patrol ship. This...

RUAS progress increases Maritime Relevance

As Rotary Unmanned Aerial Systems (RUAS) have improved in terms of range and load capability, they have moved into the tactical sphere encompassed by...
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Dangers of the Deep

Easy to deploy and cheap to acquire, maritime mines and underwater explosives pose a real threat to navies and commercial shipping by reducing freedom...

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