THE FIRST-OF-CLASS ITALIAN FREMM "CARLO BERGAMINI" HAS BEEN DELIVEREDWednesday, May 29, 2013 - 07.30 p.m.
This is the first of series of FREMM (European Multi Mission Frigates) ships ordered by the Italian Navy from Orizzonte Sistemi Navali, within the framework of an agreement between Italy and France to build 10 vessel for Italy and 11 for France, with planned completion of all 21 frigates within 2022.
Italian FREMM have system configuration tailored on different operational tasks.
� The first green Frigate
� Stealth with unsurpassed low signatures
� High performance and reconfigurable combat system
� Hybrid propulsion system
� Optimized logistic support
� Optimized crew.
The ships are intended to operate at National level, and integrated in international missions, contributing to European, NATO and United Nations operations.
- Length, overall: 144 m
- Displacement (around): 6,700 t
- Crew + extra Personnel: 145+55
- Propulsion: CODLAG
- Speed: > 27 kts