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.
LSS “Vulcano” delivered to the Italian Navy after FOAR.
On 12th March 2021, OCCAR delivered the LSS “Vulcano” to the Italian Navy. Organised at the Muggiano shipyard in La Spezia, the OCCAR-EA Director, the OCCAR LSS Programme Manager, senior Italian Navy Officers, and senior representatives from Fincantieri and Leonardo companies attended the ceremony.