The Italian Navy’s FREMM frigate ITS Carabiniere pulled into Dammam, Saudi Arabia, on May 5, on... http://ift.tt/2pMzcYH

The Italian Navy’s FREMM frigate ITS Carabiniere pulled into Dammam, Saudi Arabia, on May 5, on the return leg of her Indo-Asia-Pacific deployment.

Carabiniere is set to depart Dammam on May 6, after hosting a press conference on its deck and engaging with local officials.

The ship’s crew previously completed port visits to Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Australia, Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Pakistan, Oman, Kuwait, Bahrain and Qatar.

The Bergamini-class frigate is on an ‘Italian industry showcase’ deployment to Australia and Southeast Asia which started on December 20, 2016. By the time the tour ends, the ship will have visited more than ten ports engaging regional navies in the process.


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