Italian Hydrographic Institute Visits Naval Oceanography > United States Navy > News-Tales

Director of IIM, RDML Massimiliano Nannini’s go to represents the power of the U.S.-Italian partnership-alliance, and Naval Oceanography’s elevated familiarization with IIM that can improve understanding of the ocean and future collaboration between each navies.
“The U.S.-Italian partnership goes again many years, as does our collaboration in hydrography and oceanography,” stated Rear Admiral Ron J. Piret, Commander Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command (CNMOC). 
Lately the U.S. Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Carlos Del Toro stated, “Cooperation between our [US and Italian] navies performs a pivotal function in safeguarding frequent pursuits… Italy is strongly dedicated and decided to work to help the selections taken inside the Atlantic Alliance.”
“This visits is designed to develop that partnership as we each look to increase our information of one another’s operational capabilities,” Piret stated.
Through the go to, IIM toured Naval Oceanography belongings to incorporate Maritime Operations Middle (MOC) and Fleet Survey Staff (FST) whereas collaborating in data sharing exchanges, protecting oceanography, hydrography, and warfighting help.
The U.S. established diplomatic relations with Italy in 1861 following the unification of many of the peninsula into one state.
After World Struggle II, Italy grew to become an energetic transatlantic companion and has sought to foster democratic beliefs and worldwide cooperation throughout battle. With this consideration, the Italian authorities has cooperated with the U.S. within the formulation of protection, safety, and peacekeeping insurance policies.
IIM is answerable for official nautical documentation inside Italy and repeatedly conducts surveys for 550,000 sq. kilometers of sea waters and seven,800 kilometers of shoreline charts produced by IIM are paramount to security by nationwide and worldwide requirements.
U.S. Naval Meteorology and Oceanography Command directs and oversees greater than 2,500 globally-distributed army and civilian personnel who gather, course of and exploit environmental data to help Fleet and Joint Commanders in all warfare areas to make higher selections, based mostly on assured environmental data, quicker than the adversary.