December 30, 2020
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December 11, 2020
After several years of studies and research, on december 11, 2020, the Italian MoD
formally announced a new full italian Programme called "U-212 NFS" (Near future Submarines)
for the construction of four more submarines for IT Navy.
This new boats will replace the
last four (old) Sauro Class boats still in service, in order to have a full Submarines fleet
made by eight U212 units (4 U212-A and 4 U212-NFS).
The new boats project, natural evolution of U212A class design, includes:
increase of cylindrical body lenght;
more efficent design of stern shape;
full electric mast movement system;
new ballast tanks emergency blowing system.
may 11, 2017 - Muggiano (SP)
ITS Romeo ROMEI has been delivered to the Italian Navy
july 6, 2016 - Muggiano (SP)
ITS Pietro VENUTI has been delivered to the Italian Navy
july 4, 2015 - Muggiano (SP)
ITS Romeo ROMEI has been launched
october 9, 2014 - Muggiano (SP)
ITS Pietro VENUTI has been launched
may 20-24, 2013 - Catania (Italy)
International Submariners Association annual meeting
june 30, 2010 - La Spezia
ITS Leonardo DA VINCI (Sauro class - 2^ series) has been retired.
april 2008 - Roma
Italian Navy has signed an order for two more U212A boats (2nd batch)
of the TODARO Class Submarines.
february 12, 2008 - Livorno
ITS SCIRE' got the combat flag.
february 19, 2007 - Muggiano (SP)
ITS SCIRE' has been delivered to the Italian Navy.
march 29, 2006 - Muggiano (SP)
ITS Salvatore TODARO has been delivered to the Italian Navy.
june 20-29, 2005 - Taranto (Italy)
"SORBET ROYAL 2005"
The most important NATO SMER (Submarines Escape and Rescue) exercise
took place in Italy with more than 25 partecipating nations.
april 29, 2005 - Taranto
Opening ceremony of the new Navy Subarines School, dedicated
to the Lt Commander Rio Corazzi (one of the firsts Italian Navy
Submarine School teacher, after WW2).
april 1st, 2005 - La Spezia
ITS Carlo FECIA DI COSSATO (Sauro class - 1st series) has been retired.
december 18, 2004 - Muggiano (SP)
Launch Ceremony of the ITS SCIRE', 2nd boat of the italian U212A class Submarines.
july 2004 - La Spezia
ITS Salvatore TODARO (1st U212A italian boat) has finished HAT (Harbour Acceptance Test)
and has stared the sea trials (SAT).
november 6, 2003 - Muggiano (SP)
Honored by the presence of the President of the Italian Republic (Carlo Azeglio CIAMPI)
the ITS Salvatore TODARO has been launched.
september 30, 2003 - La Spezia
After more than 25 years of active duty, the ITS Gugliemo MARCONI (Sauro class - 2nd series)
has been retired from service
Decomissioning ceremony photos
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