Italian Navy

Libyan Coast Guard Shoots At Two Italian Fishing Boats: Italian Frigate And P-72A Surveillance Plane On The Scene

The Italian Navy and Air Force intervened in international waters off Libya after a Libyan Coast Guard patrol boat shot…

2 months ago

Sea Trials Successfully Completed: Italian Navy Aircraft Carrier Achieves F-35B Airworthiness Certification

The Italian aircraft carrier ITS Cavour has completed the "Sea Trials" with the two specially instrumented U.S. F-35B Lighting II…

3 months ago

Testing Aboard Cavour Aircraft Carrier Continues With U.S. F-35B In “Beast Mode”

The "Ready for Operations" campaign continues with U.S. F-35B Lightning II aircraft from VX-23 loaded external stores, a configuration unofficially…

3 months ago

Italian Navy’s First Female Strike Fighter Pilot Earns Wings of Gold After Training With VT-9 At NAS Meridian

Italian Navy Ensign Erika Raballo was designated a naval aviator, becoming service's first female strike fighter pilot. The first female…

3 months ago

Watch U.S. F-35Bs from Naval Air Station Patuxent River Land On Italy’s Aircraft Carrier To Begin Sea Trials

Three interesting videos of the VX-23 F-35Bs landing aboard ITS Cavour aircraft carrier have just been released. Two specially-instrumented U.S.…

4 months ago