At the moment, the supply of the Multipurpose Offshore Patrol ship (PPA – Pattugliatore Polivalente d’Altura) “Paolo Thaon di Revel”, first of seven vessels, befell at Fincantieri’s shipyard in Muggiano (La Spezia).
The PPAs are constructed on the Built-in Shipyard of Riva Trigoso and Muggiano, with deliveries anticipated till 2026, and they’re a part of the renewal plan of the operational traces of the Italian Navy vessels, accredited by the Authorities and Parliament and began in Might 2015 (“Naval Act”) beneath the aegis of OCCAR (Organisation Conjointe de Cooperation sur l’Armement, the worldwide group for cooperation on arms).
Vessel’s traits: PPA – Multipurpose Offshore Patrol Ship
The multipurpose offshore patrol vessel is a extremely versatile ship with the capability to serve a number of capabilities, starting from patrol with sea rescue capability to Civil Safety operations and, in its most extremely geared up model, first line preventing vessel. For the seven vessels of this system there shall be certainly completely different configurations of fight system: ranging from a “comfortable” model for the patrol activity, built-in for self-defence skill, to a “full” one, which suggests geared up for an entire defence skill. The patrol ship can be able to working high-speed vessels comparable to RHIB (Inflexible Hull Inflatable Boat) as much as 11 meters lengthy via lateral cranes or a hauling ramp positioned on the far stern.
- 143 meters lengthy total
- Pace as much as 32 knots in accordance with vessel configuration and operational situations
- approx. 135 crew members and lodging capability as much as 181 beds
- Mixed diesel and fuel turbine propulsion system, ie with electrical motors for low speeds
- Capability to provide consuming water to land