Friday, May 12, 2017

Italian Navy takes delivery of its fourth and final Type 212 submarine, Romeo Romei

Italian Navy received its fourth and final Todaro-class submarine Romeo Romei (S 529) during a ceremony held at Fincantieri's Muggiano, La Spezia, shipyard on May 11th. Romeo Romei is part of a second batch of Type 212 submarines, together with ITS Pietro Venuti (S 528) which was commissioned into service on Jul. 6th, 2016. First batch submarines ITS Salvatore Todaro (S 526) and Scire (S 527) entered service in 2006 and 2007, respectively. (Source: navaltoday.com, 11-May-2017)