Tag Archives: Fincantieri

Fincantieri Updates Ship-Launching Facility in Wisconsin in Preparation for Navy’s Future Frigate Program

Fincantieri has begun to upgrade its facility used to launch ships at its Marinette Marine business’ shipyard in Wisconsin as the U.S. Navy’s decision on its future frigate program nears, Defense News reported Wednesday. Competition for the FFG(X) frigate program is slated to commence in the summer of 2019 once the service completes a series of design assessments with top five proposers.

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Lockheed Martin, Fincantieri Lay Keel on USS Minneapolis-Saint Paul

Lockheed Martin and Fincantieri have performed the keel-laying for the USS Minneapolis-Saint Paul littoral combat ship at latter company’s Marinette Marine site in Wisconsin. The companies are currently conducting the Freedom-class LCS’ full-rate production, having delivered five of them to the U.S. Navy, Lockheed said Thursday. During the keel-laying ceremony, Jodi Greene, the ship’s …

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Naval Group, Fincantieri Team Up to Pursue Canadian Surface Combatant Ship Program

Naval Group and Fincantieri have partnered to submit a joint proposal to the Canadian government for the development of a surface combat ship. Both companies aim to offer Canada an “off-the-shelf” naval platform based on the FREMM multimission frigate designed for French and Italian navies, Fincantieri said Friday. Canada intends to procure up to 15 …

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Fincantieri to Team Up with Australia-Based Companies for Navy Frigate Production Bid

Fincantieri will open an opportunity for Australia-based companies to help the European shipbuilder compete for a $26.4 billion Australian navy frigate manufacturing contract, the Australian Financial Review reported Sunday. The selected companies will join Fincantieri’s global supply chain for commercial vessels such as cruise ships and luxury yachts. The Australian navy will …

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GE Taps RJE Global to Produce Gas Turbine Modules for Australia’s Navy Frigate Program

General Electric‘s Marine Solutions subsidiary has selected RJE Global to assemble gas turbine modules and produce engine components in support of the Australian navy’s frigate program. Marine Solutions said Wednesday that the memorandum of understanding requires RJE to produce LM2500 modules for the nine-ship SEA 5000 Future Frigate program which …

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MBDA to Provide Corvette Ships, Logistics Support to Qatar Naval Force; Antonio Perfetti Comments

MBDA’s Italian subsidiary will supply Qatar’s naval units with four corvette ships, two patrol vessels and a landing platform dock under a contract with the country’s naval force. MBDA said Thursday the contract is part of an agreement that Italian defense minister Roberta Pinotti and Qatar’s defense chief Khalid Bin Muhammad …

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Australia Eyes BAE Systems, Fincantieri, Navantia for $27B Frigates Program

The Australian defense ministry eyes either BAE Systems, Fincantieri or Navantia as the potential manufacturer of new frigates for the Australian navy under a $27 billion program, Defense News reported Monday. Nigel Pittaway writes that Australia shortlisted BAE Systems’ Global Combat Ship, Fincantieri’s multi-mission anti-submarine warfare ship and a modified Navantia Alvaro de Bazan-class vessel …

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