Italy Moves Toward Jointness In F-35B Operations

Credit: Lockheed Martin
Italy appears to be moving toward the creation of a joint Air Force and Navy unit to fly the short take-off and vertical landing (STOVL) version of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. It follows a series of exercises involving F-35Bs flown by the Italian Naval Air Arm and the Air Force. These include...
Tony Osborne

Based in London, Tony covers European defense programs. Prior to joining Aviation Week in November 2012, Tony was at Shephard Media Group where he was deputy editor for Rotorhub and Defence Helicopter magazines.

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