Tag Archives: FINCANTIERI

Fincantieri: 2 New-Generation submarines for the Italian Navy

Today, Fincantieri, one of the world’s leading shipbuilding groups and reference operator in the naval shipbuilding industry, and OCCAR (Organisation Conjointe de Cooperation en matière d’Armement, the international organization for joint armament cooperation) will sign the contract for the construction of 2 new-generation submarines. Such contract, in which Fincantieri will …

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Fincantieri launches the second corvette for Qatar

The technical launch of the corvette “Damsah” and the keel laying of “Sumaysimah”, respectively the second and fourth of the Al Zubarah Class Corvette ordered to Fincantieri by the Qatari Ministry of Defence within the national naval acquisition program with deliveries respectively in 2022 and 2023, took place today at …

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Littoral Combat Ship 21 (Minneapolis-Saint Paul) Completes Acceptance Trials

Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) 21, the future USS Minneapolis-Saint Paul, completed acceptance trials in Lake Michigan. Trials included a full-power run, maneuverability testing, and surface and air detect-to-engage demonstrations of the ship’s combat system. Major systems and features were demonstrated, including aviation support, small boat launch handling and recovery and machinery …

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Fincantieri and Naval Group sign a joint venture agreement

Following the announcement made on 23 October 2018, today Fincantieri and Naval Group signed the Alliance Cooperation Agreement, which sets out the operational terms for the incorporation of a 50/50 owned joint venture. The agreement, which follows the approval by the Boards of Directors of the two companies, embodies the …

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FINCANTIERI BEGINS WORK ON THE FIRST PATROL VESSEL FOR QATAR

The steel cutting ceremony of the first patrol vessel (OPV – Offshore Patrol Vessel) ordered to Fincantieri by the Qatari Ministry of Defence within the national naval acquisition programme, took place today at the Muggiano (La Spezia) yard. In the awarding of this prestigious contract, Fincantieri has prevailed over other …

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