Fincantieri-Naval Group are bidding for the Canadian Navy's surface combatant ship procurement program competing against Lockheed Martin-BAE Systems and Navantia-Saab who are in the race to supply next-generation ships.
Under the country's National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy, a $38.3 billion program to renew the aging fleets of the Royal Canadian Navy and Canadian Coast Guard are to be replaced with newer ships including 15 front-line surface combatant ships equipped with missiles, artillery and brimming with the latest in electronics.
Fincantieri-Naval Group are backed by the governments of France and Italy. The team is offering the FREMM frigate used by the French Navy and exported to Egypt.
"Should the offer be accepted, the future frigates would be built in Canada at Irving Shipbuilding in a very short time, maximizing Canadian Industrial participation and job creation locally through a dedicated and comprehensive transfer of technology, as well as integrating Canadian suppliers into the two companies' global supply chains," Fincantieri said.
The FREMM frigate is a multi-role vessel capable of anti-air warfare, anti-surface warfare, anti-submarine, and land attack and command ship missions. The vessel comes in two variants -- general purpose and anti-submarine warfare variants.
Italian Fincantieri has delivered the last two of four Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs) to the Bangladesh coast guard (BCG). The OPVs are derived from the modernization and conversion of dismantled Minerva-class corvette of the Italian Navy
he US Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin and Fincantieri Marinette Marine (FMM) team a contract to build an additional LCS under the 2017 congressional cost cap of $584 million per ship. LCS 27 will be built at Fincantieri Marinette Marine, the Midwest's only naval shipyard, and is the 14th Freedom-variant LCS ordered by the US Navy to date
Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri will take control of France's STX shipyard to create one of the largest naval shipbuilding companies in the world. The Italian and French governments struck a deal in Lyon yesterday to end a dispute between the two countries after France had unexpectedly blocked a takeover of the STX shipyard by Fincantieri this summer, citing job and strategic concerns, AFP reported
Italian shipbuilder Fincantieri has delivered the new Type U212A Todaro-class submarine Romeo Romei to the Italian Navy's NAVARM naval armament unit The submarine, which was delivered at the company's shipyard in Muggiano located at La Spezia of Italy, is the last of the four Todaro-class twin units ordered by NAVARM, the company announced Thursday. Its other twin unit, Pietro Venuti, was delivered to the navy at the Muggiano shipyard in July last year
Fincantieri has delivered sixth vessel of the FREMM program, 'Rizzo' to the Italian Navy. The Multi Mission European Frigates commissioned at Fincantieris shipyard in Muggiano (La Spezia) within the international Italian-French program, coordinated by OCCAR (the Organisation for Joint Armament Cooperation), the company announced today
Fincantieri has delivered the seventh of a series of 10 FREMM vessels, “Federico Martinengo” to the Italian Navy. The FREMM program – Multi Mission European Frigates has been commissioned to Fincantieri as part of the international Italian-French program, coordinated by OCCAR (the Organisation for Joint Armament Cooperation)
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