Alenia Aermacchi, in collaboration with BAE Systems and Cassidian, its Panavia consortium partners, has delivered the first upgraded Tornado ECR (Electronic Combat/ Reconnaissance) to the Italian Air Force. Alenia Aermacchi, as technical and program leader, is in the process of… Continue reading
NHI is announce the delivery of the first NH90 TTH in FOC (Final Operational Capability) configuration for the Italian Army. This event took place during an official ceremony held at the AgustaWestland’s Venice Tessera plant today in the presence of… Continue reading
Number 1(Fighter) Squadron successfully complete Typhoon trail to Malaysia
1(Fighter) Squadron have successfully flown four Royal Air Force Typhoon Tranche 1 aircraft from RAF Leuchars to Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) Base Butterworth.
The 7,000-mile trail was completed in four… Continue reading
Col. Mitchell A. Bauman, Fleet Readiness Center East Commanding Officer, stands with the first Italian Navy AV-8 to undergo planned maintenance and modification work at the facility. FRC East recently completed the extensive aircraft upgrades in 201 days—19 days earlier… Continue reading
Alitalia managing director Andrea Ragnetti told media there… Continue reading
AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that the Italian Police has placed an order for two AW139 intermediate twin helicopters. The contract is partially funded by the UE FRONTEX programme aimed at supporting coordination and development of the… Continue reading
Six Italian Air Force (ItAF) Eurofighter Typhoons from the 4th Wing in Grosseto and the 36th Wing in Gioia del Colle participated in the multi-national exercise “Anatolian Eagle” from the 11th to 22nd June 2012 in Turkey.
Image: An Italian… Continue reading
Eurofighter Typhoons of the Italian Air Force (ItAF) have replaced the last of the air forces’ F-16 jets to leave the Typhoon solely responsible for the defence of Italian airspace. Entering into service in 2004 and now operational with four… Continue reading
The first of ten Italian Air Force’s HH-139A medium twin engine helicopters has entered operational service. A ceremony held today at Cervia Air Base marked this achievement. These helicopters will supplement ageing HH-212 and HH-3F helicopters in the role of… Continue reading
Air-to-air refuelling is one of the daily training activities undertaken by Eurofighter Typhoon pilots. In this picture, taken during one of those missions in January 2012, four Aeronautica Militare (Italian Air Force) Typhoons (three single seat and a twin seater),… Continue reading
AgustaWestland, announced that the Italian Navy will receive a Mission Planning & Analysis System (MPAS) for its fleet of NH90 NFH medium twin naval helicopters. The MPAS contract, signed between AgustaWestland and NAHEMA (NATO Helicopter Management Agency), fulfills the requirement… Continue reading