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Thursday, April 30, 2015

Italian Navy takes delivery of FREMM frigate

ITS Carlo Bergamini (F 590)The Italian Navy has taken delivery of its fourth FREMM frigate, the Carabiniere, from shipbuilder Orizzonte Sistemi Navali.

The ship is about 472.5 feet long and has a maximum speed of 27 knots. Its weapons systems are in an anti-submarine warfare configuration.

FREMM, or Multi Mission European Frigate, is the product of an Italian-French program which is coordinated by the European Union's Organization for Joint Armament Cooperation.

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