A few months after reporting from on board the Cavour during a port visit in Civitavecchia for the Armed Forces Day celebrations (for more information and technical details about the ship, read the following article: http://cencio4.wordpress.com/2008/11/29/on-board-the-cavour-aircraft-carrier/) we had the opportunity to visit again the Italian brand new aircraft carrier. The opportunity was provided by another port call in Civitavecchia for the Marina Militare anniversary on Jun. 10, when the ship received its combat flag. The following pictures were taken on Jun. 12 by Giovanni Maduli.
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