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[July 6, 2009] recently reported, the battle flag has been formally transferred to the “Cavour” (Cavour) aircraft carrier, which is a real sense of the Italian section of the aircraft carrier, is the flagship of the Italian navy ship. Ceremony in the Italian Navy in the period between June 10, held in front of the President of the Republic of Italy.
flag is the birthplace of the famous statesman Cavour – Turin Mayor Sergio Chiamparino by the transfer, the Italian Defense Minister Ignazio La Russa, the Italian Chief of Naval Staff, Admiral Paolo La Rosa, also attended the handover ceremony.
the carrier of the displacement of 27,100 tons, the world’s most powerful non-nuclear-powered aircraft carrier, by the Fincantieri shipyard the highest levels of design integration advantages and improvements made after the construction.
“Cavour” (Cavour) aircraft carrier construction began in November 2000 contract, in June 2001, in Riva Trigoso began cutting the first piece of steel, was launched in July 2004 and transfer to Muggiano be completely assembled, in March 2008 the transfer to the Italian Navy. Recently, the carrier completed the combat system equipment.
“Cavour” (Cavour) not only for military aircraft, also used in humanitarian operations. The ship can actually be defined as the experience of Fincantieri ship concept in high-tech complex built on the successful application of the results. (Ministry of Industry and Information Technology Electronic Science and Technology Information Institute Li Yihao)