With the steel cutting ceremony held at the Muggiano (La Spezia) shipyard in March, Fincantieri has officially begun the construction of the first Multi-purpose Offshore Patrol Ship (Pattugliatore Polivalente d’Altura; PPA) for the Italian Navy.
The Italian Navy has plans to build 10 new ships over the next decade with an investment of €5.8 billion ($7.8 billion) out of the national budget, Navy chief Adm. Giuseppe De Giorgi told Defense News in an interview.
Lamborghini’s new supercar, the Veneno, has had its public unveiling…on board an aircraft carrier. Costing €3.3 million euros ($4.5 million), the Veneno is an extravagant automobile worthy of a public unveiling on board the aircraft carrier Nave Cavour. Appropria...
The U.S. Navy commissioned the nation's third Littoral Combat Ship – USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) – in Galveston, Texas on Saturday, Sept. 22, officially placing the ship designed and constructed by a Lockheed Martin-led team into active service. Fort Worth, the second of...
Riding the economic wave with European maritime platforms As Europe braces for emerging international security threats on the African continent, in the Middle East and in international shipping lanes, it is with some irony that the single greatest enemy European n...