Italy First To Base F-35s Outside U.S.

Credit: F-35: U.S. Navy
LONDON—Italy has become the first operator of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter to base the aircraft outside the U.S. Two Italian air force F-35As—AL-5 and AL-6—were delivered to their new home base at Amendola in southeastern Italy on Dec. 12, arriving hours before the formal handover of two Israeli F...
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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