Italian Eurofighter Intercept

02/01/2019
Rome 17 December 2018 Two F-2000 Eurofighter jets have scrambled to intercept a civilian aircraft – belonging to an Australian airline and flying from Crete to Spain- that had lost radio contact. Communication was interrupted while the aircraft was crossing Italy's airspace. The two Air Force interceptor aircraft from 37th Wing-Trapani, having established that no emergency…

Italian Predator Taking Off and Landing

12/11/2015
12/11/2015: Amendola Air Force Base, 32nd Wing, Puglia (Italy) 32nd Wing 28th Squadron is the Italian Air Force unit equipped with the Predators (MQ1 and MQ9). As Lt. General Preziosa, the head of the Italian Air Force put it about the Predator “Enterprise.” A final topic for discussion was the…

Italian Air Force Slideshow

11/01/2013
10/30/2013: In this slideshow, several photos taken from the Italian Air Force’s official website are highlighted to give a perspective on the force. We have recently interviewed the Italian Chief of Staff of the Air Force in Rome and discussed the future of airpower in the 21st century and the…

Cameri and the F-35: Building Out a New Manufacturing Facility

10/25/2013
10/25/2013: Located on an Italian Air Force base used for logistics, the Italian government under the management of Alenia Aermacchi (AAeM) has built a 22 building facility to support the F-35 program.  The support comes in three parts. First, there is a Final Check Out and Assembly facility, for assembling Italy’s…

Eurofighter Being Refueled in Flight

01/26/2012
01/26/2012: Italian Air Force Eurofighter in air-to-air refuelling mission Air-to-air refuelling is one of the daily training activities undertaken by Eurofighter Typhoon pilots. In these pictures, taken during one of those missions in January 2012, four Aeronautica Militare (Italian Air Force) Typhoons (three single seat and a twin seater), belonging…