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Italian Navy readies for next-generation vessels

1st March 2018 - 11:56 GMT | by Beth Maundrill in Rome


Leonardo is set to supply parts of its combat suite offering to the Italian Navy (IN), as the service prepares to accept new vessels under its Legge Navale (Naval Law) next-generation ship project.

The IN is currently in the midst of acquiring a new fleet of seven Offshore Multipurpose Patrol Ships (PPA), one Logistics Support Ship (LSS) and one Landing Helicopter Dock (LHD). These will all be equipped with various combinations of Leonardo combat system suite including X, C and L Band radars and C4I advanced capabilities (Combat Management Systems and Communication Systems).

While the first PPA will not be

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Beth Maundrill


Beth Maundrill

Beth is Deputy Editor - Land at Shephard Media, managing coverage across all formats of …

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