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December 19, 2012

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Launched to Castellammare di Stabia an unit multirole for Italian Guard Costiera

It is before the two units commissioned to Fincantieri from the General Command of the Harbour offices

Today in the ship yard of Castellammare di Stabia (Naples) of the Fincantieri group the two units multirole commissioned by the General Command of the Harbour offices for Italian Guard Costiera is launched before. To the ceremony they were you anticipate, between the others, the vice general commander of the Body of the Harbour offices, admiral inspector head Francesco Lo Sardo, the head of IV the Unit, rear admiral Franco G. Persenda, the captain Clemente Costigliola in representation of the Command in head of the Marine Military Department of the Jonio and the Channel of Otranto - Taranto and, for Fincantieri, Angelo Fusco, director Navi Italia, and Vincenzo Taormina, director of the stabiese plant. They have attended also some delegates of the Italian Registry of Shipping.

Fincantieri has explained that these units are conceived in order to operate in open sea also in conditions particularly adverse weather-navy and will be employed for operations of search and rescue, antipollution, antifire and functions of control of clandestine immigration. Functions central and command of complex naval operations will be able moreover to operate with. Long 94 meters, wide 16, will be able to reach the maximum speed of approximately 18 knots, with an autonomy of beyond 3.000 miles, for a displacement fully loaded of approximately 3.600 tons. They will be able to on board accommodate a crew of 38 people, with possibility to embark ulterior 12 technicians and 60 castaways.

Moreover dinghies to rigid keel) in a position to reaching the speed 35 knots will be equipped of four fast boats (and being employed in various types of mission and participations of emergency. They will have at last of a flight deck for helicopters of type AB212 or AW139.
The units are equipped also of adulterated systems of command and control, radar of last generation in a position to being able to discover and to follow eventual present pollution spots on the surface of the sea and have of a wide poppiero door that allows the access and the transport of motor vehicles on the wide bridge of job.

Fincantieri has emphasized that the true point of force of these pattugliatori is the innovative aspect of the propulsive system of hybrid type, that previews a propulsion auxiliary diesel engine-electrical worker to use for lowlands and lowest sailing points, necessary when operations of vigilance and control for been extended times are executed, otherwise impossible to realize with the traditional propulsion.

The units will answer to advance requirement certifyd from Italian Registry of Shipping (RINA) and from the technical team of the General Command of the Body of the Harbour offices.

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