More pictures taken at “XMannu” (X is the Roman numeral for 10th or 10°, in Italian “Decimo”, so XMannu is a short form for Decimomannu) on May 11, 2010, by Giovanni Maduli, during the Starex exercise.
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David Cenciotti is a freelance journalist based in Rome, Italy. He is the Founder and Editor of “The Aviationist”, one of the world’s most famous and read military aviation blogs. Since 1996, he has written for major worldwide magazines, including Air Forces Monthly, Combat Aircraft, and many others, covering aviation, defense, war, industry, intelligence, crime and cyberwar. He has reported from the U.S., Europe, Australia and Syria, and flown several combat planes with different air forces. He is a former 2nd Lt. of the Italian Air Force, a private pilot and a graduate in Computer Engineering. He has written four books.
On Nov. 27 and 28, the Hellenic Air Force successfully conducted the last of a series of live firing exercises. “Filoktitis 2/12” exercise took place at Zakynthos firing range off the Greek island in the […]
August 3, 2011 David Cenciotti Libyan Uprising, Military Aviation, Operation Odyssey Dawn, Operation Unified Protector 4
Previous debriefings: Archive Latest update: on Aug. 3, at 10.40LT, a missile exploded 2 km from the Italian frigate Bersagliere, that was patrolling the sea some 15 miles off Libya. According to the Italian MoD, […]
As happened twice in August, two Italian Air Force F-2000s (this time two F-2000A single seat) belonging to the 4° Stormo visited the German base of Neuburg on Sept. 10. This time the Typhoons involved […]