New OPVs for Italy's Guardia di Finanza and Coast Guard


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Eugenio Po
04/28/2015

Guardia di Finanza – the Italian Custom and fiscal Police under the control of the Minister of Economy – has introduced its last biggest Patrol Vessel into service. Named MONTE CIMONE, it is the second of the MONTE SPERONE class. It’s an Italian version of the STANPATROL family of the Damen Shipyard built by Cantiere Navale Vittoria in Adria, Rovigo. The ships are 58 m long, 9.55 m wide with a displacement of 460 tons. The maximum speed is over 28 knots while the range i...
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