On Mar. 17, 2011, Italy celebrated the 150th Anniversary of its unification as a single state. One of the most important events planned around the country to commemorate the proclamation of the Kingdom of Italy under Victor Emmanuel on Mar. 17, 1861 saw President Giorgio Napolitano and major Italian authorities paying homage to the tomb of the Milite Ignoto (Unknown Soldier) at the Altare della Patria (Altar of the Fatherland) on Piazza Venezia, Rome while the Frecce Tricolori of the Aeronautica Militare streamed green, white and red smoke in the colours of Italy’s flag overhead. Giovanni Maduli took the following pictures of the ceremony.
The Italian Task Force At Keflavik Has Achieved The FOC And The F-35s Have Started Safeguarding Iceland’s Airspace
The Italians have been declared ready to carry out the mission and have started their QRA duties in Iceland. The TFA (Task Force Air) 32nd Wing at Keflavik, Iceland, that includes the Task Group Lightning […]
As explained on a previous post, on Jun. 11 (a day after it was originally planned), Italian Eurofighter with 4°, 36° and 37° Stormo (Wings) deployed to Keflavik Airbase, Iceland to provide a NATO air […]
These are the first pictures of the Italian Typhoon jets providing NATO Baltic Air Policing in Lithuania
Italy has taken over the role of lead nation in the NATO Baltic Air Policing (BAP). On Dec. 29, four Italian Air Force Eurofighter Typhoon jets deployed to Siauliai airbase, in Lithuania, to take over […]