Italy Could Halt F-35 Purchases

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LONDON—Italy could stop purchases of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, the country’s new defense minister has warned. Elisabetta Trenta told an Italian TV station on July 6 that Rome would “not buy other F-35s” and was “considering whether to keep or cut existing contracts.” Trenta, who was appointed...
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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