KARACHI: ITS Carabiniere (F593), a Bergamini-class antisubmarine frigate of the Italian Navy, arrived on a goodwill visit at Karachi port on Wednesday.
Launched on March 29, 2014, and commissioned into service on April 28, 2015, ITS Carabiniere is the fifth of 10 Bergamini-class frigates ordered by Italy as part of the Franco-Italian FREMM or multi-mission frigate programme.
During their stay in Karachi, the ship’s officers and men will hold professional interaction with counterparts from Pakistan Navy on subjects of mutual interest.
A sea exercise is also planned between Pakistan Navy flotilla and the visiting Italian vessel on completion of the port visit, which will cover a wide range of naval operations.
Courtesy : Dawn News