Fincantieri Delivers 'Rizzo' Vessel To Italian Navy

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Fincantieri Delivers 'Rizzo' Vessel To Italian Navy
Fincantieri Delivers 'Rizzo' Vessel To Italian Navy

Fincantieri has delivered sixth vessel of the FREMM program, 'Rizzo' to the Italian Navy.

The Multi Mission European Frigates commissioned at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Muggiano (La Spezia) within the international Italian-French program, coordinated by OCCAR (the Organisation for Joint Armament Cooperation), the company announced today.

Orizzonte Sistemi Navali is the prime contractor for Italy in the FREMM program, which envisions the building of 10 units, all already ordered.

“Rizzo” is the sixth unit built by Fincantieri including the combat system, the second in multipurpose configuration after the “Carlo Bergamini”, delivered to the Italian Navy in 2012.

144 meters long and with a displacement at full load of approximately 6,700 tons, the FREMM frigates designed to reach a maximum speed of 27 knots and to provide accommodation for 200 people (crew and staff).

These vessels are able to always guarantee a high degree of flexibility and to operate in a wide range of scenarios and tactical situations. 

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