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The third PPA launching ceremony

The launching ceremony of the third PPA was held on the 13th March 2021 at Fincantieri Shipyard in Riva Trigoso – Genova.

The ship has been named after Raimondo Montecuccoli (1609 – 1680), Duke of Melfi, Author, Field Marshal and military reformer, a master of the warfare, who led Austrian armies to victory against enemies of the House of Habsburg for half a century. Montecuccoli was considered as the only commander to be the equal of the General Turenne of the French Arms under Louis XIV.