The Italian Armed Forces Day exhibition, held each year in Rome inside the Circus Maximus (Circo Massimo), always provides an interesting opportunity for a close look at the most interesting equipments of the four Armed Forces [Aeronautica Militare (Italian Air Force), Marina Militare (Italian Navy), Esercito Italiano (Italian Army), and Carabinieri (Military Police)], and of the Italian Armed Corps, as the Guardia Costiera (Coast Guard) and the Guardia di Fin
Here’s The Task Force The Italian Air Force Has Deployed To Protect China’s President Xi Jinping During His First Visit To Rome
A contingent made of fighters, helicopters and CAEW (Conformal Airborne Early Warning) aircraft is enforcing an ADIZ (Air Defense Identification Zone) around Rome, during Xi Jinping visit to Italy. Preceded by another identical Air China […]
Top military aviation stories of 2011: drones up and downs, stealth projects exposed and Libya's 7-month-long war.
Update, Dec. 28 21.35 GMT A quick look at the main events and news I’ve covered on this blog during 2011 helped me to identify the topics that can be used to characterize the year […]
After reading some news dealing with the presumed imminent return to flight of an airworthy Italian F-104 (obviously hoaxes related to the April Fool’s Day), I decided to publish the following postcard made with a […]