CARLO BERGAMINI (F-590) class Weapon Systems // Ships // Frigates/Corvettes

Country of Origin: Italy

The European Multi-Mission Frigate (FREMM) is a common platform design between Italy and France; specific variants may be derived from the design. The Italians plan to purchase four of the ASW vessels and six of a separate, general-purpose variant. Contracts for the first two Italian ships (one ASW; one general purpose vessel) were signed on Nov. 16, 2005, with an option for four more that must be exercised by Feb. 18, 2008. Current plans call for the second batch of the class, consisting...


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