Italian Navy frigate ITS Carabiniere (F593) visits Fremantle

MM81584/3-08 NHIndustries SH-90A (NH90 NFH) (MSN 1104/HITN08) of GRUPELICOT 5 (5° Gruppo Elicotteri), Italian Navy, aboard ITS Carabiniere (F593), a Bergamini-class anti-submarine frigate of the Italian Navy, at Victoria Quay, Fremantle - Thu 26 January 2017. The ship was visiting as part of a promotional and cooperation tour of Australia and Southeast Asia. Photo © David Eyre
MM81584/3-08 NHIndustries SH-90A (NH90 NFH) (MSN 1104/HITN08) of GRUPELICOT 5 (5° Gruppo Elicotteri), Italian Navy, aboard ITS Carabiniere (F593), a Bergamini-class anti-submarine frigate of the Italian Navy, at Victoria Quay, Fremantle – Thu 26 January 2017.
The ship was visiting as part of a promotional and cooperation tour of Australia and Southeast Asia. Photo © David Eyre

The Italian Navy anti-submarine warfare frigate ITS Carabiniere (F593) docked in Fremantle Port on the morning of 25 January 2017, as part of a world promotional and cooperation tour.

The warship carried a single NH Industries SH-90A (NH90 NFH) helicopter on the flight deck and was opened to the public on Australia Day – 26 January 2017.

Italian ship builder Fincatieri is one of three companies shortlisted for a chance to win a $30 billion contract to replace the Royal Australian Navy’s Anzac-class frigates with nine new frigates under the SEA 5000 programme.

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David Eyre

President, Aviation Association of WA Inc

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