In a press release, the Air Force announced that the first three Drive Through stations set up as part of the "IGEA Operation", strongly desired by the Ministry of Defense to increase, through health personnel, are operational from today in Lecco, Meda and Caponago specialized of all the Armed Forces, the daily capacity of the National Health Service to carry out [...]

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The Air Force General Staff announced that on the occasion of the visit by Defense Minister Lorenzo Guerini to Doha concluded a few days ago, in the context of which - among others - various issues concerning bilateral military and technical industrial cooperation were addressed between the two countries, an important technical agreement was signed between the Italian Air Force [...]

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(by Massimiliano D'Elia) We cannot forget some of our brothers who lost their lives for duty and attachment to service. With their sacrifice they have consigned to history one of the saddest pages that perhaps not everyone knows. Let's talk about the Kindu massacre, where 13 soldiers of the Italian Air Force lost their lives in a plane crash [...]

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The 26nd level Master in Aerospace Medicine organized by the Federico II University of Naples and the Air Force under a specific agreement between the two institutions started today, 2020 October XNUMX, in remote teaching mode. This is the first national Master's degree in this sector, a [...]

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The most advanced of its Eurofighter Typhoons delivered to the Air Force, the heart of the Italian and European sky protection system Taken off from the Caselle (Turin) plant, the latest and most advanced Eurofighter Typhoon produced by Leonardo for the Italian Air Force is was delivered today during a ceremony and will be one of the interceptor fighters on a daily basis [...]

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The agreement was signed by the President of ENAC, Dr. Nicola Zaccheo, and by the Chief of Staff of the Air Force, Air Force General Alberto Rosso In a joint press release, ENAC and the Italian Air Force announce that today the President of the National Agency for Civil Aviation and the Head of SM of the Air Force had a brief meeting in the [...]

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The oath, sealed by the traditional passage of the Frecce Tricolori, took place in the presence of the Chief of Staff of the Air Force, Air Squad General Alberto Rosso With the traditional "I swear", 77 students of the Aquila VI course swore loyalty to the homeland On the square of the Gold Medals of the Air Force Academy of Pozzuoli, in the presence of the Chief of Staff of the Air Force, [...]

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(by Mario Galati) Even Tom Kington on Defense News spoke from the other side of the world, from the United States, of the "querelle", which is affecting the Italian Navy and Air Force: the object of the dispute is the F-35B, that vertical take-off. The timing of the article makes you smile considering the appeal of the Chief of Staff of the Air Force, General Alberto Rosso, who spoke at the hearing at the IV [...]

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Test activities were conducted on the “Zefiro 9”, the engine for the space propulsion of stage 3 of the Vega launcher, at the Capo San Lorenzo detachment of the Interforce Polygon of the Salto di Quirra. After the recent successful tests on the "Zefiro 40" and "Zefiro 23", the test [...] took place yesterday, Thursday 1 October.

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The giant of the Air Force, the C-130J from Pisa, trains at the 72nd Wing of Frosinone on the longest grass semi-prepared runway in Italy

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The child was transported together with a medical team on board an aircraft belonging to the 31st Wing of the Italian Air Force. Yesterday evening, 23 September, a 1 and a half year old child was hospitalized at the "Di Cristina" specialized pediatric hospital of Palermo, was transported from Palermo to Genoa, aboard a Falcon aircraft [...]

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A formation Eurofighter fighter aircraft with the prancing horse on the fuselage will fly over the starting grid on Sunday 13 September before the start of the race

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Intervention carried out in synergy with CNSAS teams on the Bolognese Apennines The HH139 helicopter of the 83rd CSAR Group (Combat Search and Rescue) with four crew members took off just before 23pm last night from Cervia airport, succeeding to rescue two hikers and their two dogs stranded on the Bolognese Apennines. The two hikers [...]

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(by Andrea Pinto) In these midsummer days while the sun in the sky makes any outdoor activity almost impossible and part of the Italians try to return to a normality that in recent months seemed to have been lost forever, is causing so much sensation the news of a group of soldiers assigned to training, [...]

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The woman was identified in Castiadas in southern Sardinia and transferred to the San Marcellino hospital in Muravera Today, Sunday 2 August, a crew of the 80th CSAR (Combat Search and Rescue) Center of the 15th Wing, in national alertness, he took off from Decimomannu airport, aboard a HH-212 helicopter for [...]

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The intervention was carried out in collaboration with the National Corps of Alpine and Speleological Rescue Yesterday evening, Wednesday 29 July, a crew of the 84th Combat Search and Rescue Center (CSAR) of the 15th Wing of the Italian Air Force took off from the military airport of Gioia del Colle (BA), to assist a twenty-seven year old hiker injured on the mountain [...]

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On the occasion of the fifty-one anniversary of the landing of man on the moon, the Ministry of Education hosted on its social channels a video of the ESA astronaut, the European Space Agency, Luca Parmitano who is also a pilot officer of the Air Force . "July 20 is a particularly important date for me: a year ago I was sitting inside my [...]

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In a press release, the Arma Azzurra announces that the countdown for the celebrations of the centenary of the Air Force starts today, which will officially occur on March 28, 2023. This countdown will be marked by a virtual clock on the official website of the Force Army that, day after day, will mark the approach to this historic anniversary. Thus began a journey that, in 1000 [...]

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The Command of the Schools AM / 3rd Air Region "graduates" the students of the flight schools of Galatina and Frosinone. Among them also the new helicopter pilots of the Fire Brigade and the Port Authority. They are part of different organizations, they will fly different aircraft and carry out different jobs but, since June 26, they have in common a '[...]

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The baby, only one day old, was transported from Sardinia with a Falcon 900 aircraft of the 31 ° Stormo The flight of the Falcon 900 of the 31 ° Stormo of the Italian Air Force has just ended, transporting a child of only one day of life in imminent danger of life. The transport, which took place [...]

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Protected by a thermal cradle, the little girl was transported from Cagliari to Rome on board a Falcon 900 of the 31 ° Stormo A twenty-day-old baby girl in imminent danger of life was rushed this morning from Cagliari to Ciampino aboard a Falcon 900 aircraft of the 31st Wing of the Air Force [...]

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During the night, a 25-year-old man in imminent danger of life was transported from Bari Palese to Turin aboard a C-130J transport aircraft of the 46th Air Brigade of Pisa for subsequent hospitalization at the "Le Molinette" Transplant Center in Turin. . The Air Force aircraft, after having boarded the ambulance with [...]

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On 12 June 1999, the first NATO forces entered Kosovo on a UN mandate at the end of the Alliance air campaign that had put an end to the bloody inter-ethnic conflict between Kosovars and Serbs. For having contributed uninterruptedly for 21 years to the security and freedom of movement of all citizens of Kosovo, respecting [...]

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During the night, an HH-139A helicopter of the 82 ° CSAR (Combat Search and Rescue) Center of the 15 ° Stormo dell'Aeronautica Militare was alerted to carry out the emergency transport of a woman from the island of Ponza (LT) suffering from respiratory failure. The helicopter, on the orders of the Poggio Renatico Aerospace Operations Command, took off shortly after from the air base of [...]

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(by Massimiliano D'Elia) Space Economy, since yesterday a new development opportunity for a sector that today is worth 300 billion in global turnover and is expected to increase by 5 or 10 times in the next 3 decades. Elon Musk's rocket, Crew Dragon started on May 30, 2020, at 21.22:XNUMX pm Italian time, [...]

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On Monday 18 and Tuesday 19 May the remote award ceremonies of the competition "The mission of the Air Force at the service of the community" will take place. Initially scheduled for last March for the celebration of the anniversary of the Air Force, the awards ceremonies have been postponed due to the precautionary measures in place for [...]

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(by Andrea Pinto) The 72nd Wing of Frosinone, flagship of the Air Force in the training of helicopter pilots of the Arma Azzurra, of the other Armed Forces and Armed Corps of the State, as well as foreign visitors, has never interrupted the its training and education activities. Despite the emergency period due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Stormo implementing all [...]

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Leonardo is pleased to announce that the Aeronautical and Airworthiness Armaments and Airworthiness Directorate (DAAA), certification body of the Italian Ministry of Defense, has issued the 'Initial Certification' for the M-345 training aircraft. The certification represents the goal of an intense activity that involved about 200 flights and the fundamental support of the Experimental Flight Department, of [...]

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On the centenary of the proclamation of the Virgo Lauretana as Patroness of Aeronauts, the Ministry of Economic Development (MISE) issued the celebratory stamp. As part of the celebrations for the centenary of the Blessed Virgin of Loreto as "Patroness of the Aeronauts", among the various cultural, religious and charitable initiatives, the Air Force intended to commemorate the important event by requesting [...]

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The Italian Space Surveillance and Tracking Operation Center managed by the Italian Air Force, as already happened for the Chinese station Tiangong-1 in 2018, successfully monitored the return of an object from space During the Easter weekend, the Italian Space Surveillance and Tracking Operation Center (ISOC) of Pratica di Mare, jointly with the Joint Jumping Polygon of [...]

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Having carried out 14 medical transport missions so far, Pisa becomes a reference hub for bio-containment flights. The airlift continues: 17 missions, eight regions reached, over 100 tons of material transported Two more positive people to Covid transported this morning in bio-containment with an Air Force aircraft, a C-130J of the 46th Air Brigade, from […]

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As part of the support activities, strongly desired by the Minister of Defense Lorenzo Guerini, which the Armed Forces are providing in competition to the Department of Civil Protection and to the other Dicasteries committed to coping with the Coronavirus emergency, a C-130J of the 46th Brigade Aerea dell'Aeronautica Militare is flying from Fiumicino to Malpensa with about 5 [...]

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On March 28, 1923, the Regia Aeronautica was born, which gave way in 1946 to the Air Force. 97 years of history that the Armed Force celebrates today, in consideration of the emergency in progress, without any military ceremony and official event, but honoring the Flag and joining forces to concretely offer its contribution to the country [...]

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The two people, affected by Covid, were transported with a C-130J of the 46th Air Brigade from Bergamo to Dresden The air rescue machine does not stop, in these days busy with all the resources of the country for the Coronavirus emergency. There are already several transport missions carried out by the Air Force aircraft on the territory [...]

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Peace, social serenity and security are the founding values ​​of civil society. The geopolitics of security rests its studies on many sectors, but that of disasters is by election. Only by mitigating the effects of disasters are those of national security also mitigated. Thus stated in a statement the former head of state [...]

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The field hospital made available to the Civil Protection three days ago by Samaritan's Purse (SP), an evangelical Christian humanitarian organization from the United States, is operational from today in Cremona. The first American DC8 landed last Tuesday 17 March at the airport of Villafranca - Verona with health and logistic personnel and medical equipment on board, [...]

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The airspace surveillance and defense service by the Air Force does not stop at this moment of national emergency. In fact, two Eurofighter fighters of the 4th Wing of Grosseto intervened to intercept an Airbus 320 Easyjet which took off from England and headed for Malta, which had lost [...]

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(Andrea Pinto) The current health emergency situation imposes severe restrictions on the freedom of movement of citizens, workers and professionals to stem the spread of the COVID-19 virus. In this context, the Air Force adheres to the "digital solidarity" project promoted by the Ministry for Technological Innovation and Digitization, making available the browsable electronic version of the number [...]

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Maria Teresa Meli on Il Corriere della Sera interviewed the Minister of Defense, Lorenzo Guerini, on the Covid-19 emergency and on the contribution of the Italian military since the emergency began. The words of the Minister of Defense provide greater clarity on the commitment of our Armed Forces which, in silence, have never left the territory and are also ready [...]

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"#Coronavirus emergency, there are three interconnected risk factors that afflict all countries, from health to economic and social. The country that manages to mitigate risk levels in the best possible way will win the future ”. Thus in an article published by Eurispet.it Magazine, General Pasquale Preziosa, President of the Eurispes Security Observatory, [...]

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"Scholars have been warning decision makers for years: 'Pandemics are real threats to humanity" but decision makers are always found unprepared and people do not follow them ". So wrote in an article published by Eurispes, Pasquale Preziosa formerly head of the Italian Air Force and today President of the Observatory on Security. "What is systematically surprising - he specifies [...]

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With regard to what was reported by the La Presse Agency on 10 March 2020 at 20.04 pm regarding the communications addressed to the volunteer nurses of the Red Cross, the Air Force and the Inspector of the Corps of Voluntary Nurses of the Red Cross jointly specify that the temporary suspension some collaboration activities were necessary to fulfill the [...]

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The commitment of the Armed Forces in favor of compatriots in the context of the coronavirus emergency continues, yesterday afternoon, an HH-101A helicopter of the Italian Air Force, in readiness service since yesterday at the Cervia base, headquarters of the 15th Stormo "SAR" (Search and Rescue, Search and Rescue), intervened, at the request of the Lombardy Regional Emergency and Urgency Agency, to transport [...]

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The Coronavirus bis decree, launched by the Council of Ministers last Friday and in force since yesterday, costs about 420 million euros in 2020 and 1,380 million euros a year from 2021. Among the covers, the Government has included cuts to the aeronautical defense program for the construction and supply of Eurofighter fighters, and cuts [...]

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Eurispes, Institute of Political, Economic and Social Studies, has launched a permanent Observatory on Security, entrusting its presidency to General Pasquale Preziosa, former Chief of Staff of the Air Force and one of the leading experts in geopolitics and international security. General Preziosa is a university professor, during his prestigious military career [...]

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An HH-139A helicopter from the Italian Air Force intervened in the middle of the night between 28 and 29 February to recover two hikers, one of whom was seriously injured on the Marche side of Monte Vettore. The military helicopter, one of the assets of the armed force always ready for take-off on the national territory also for this [...]

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Computerized the access keys of the Umberto Nobile Archive kept at the Historical Museum of the Military Air Force in Vigna di Valle. From today it will be possible, in real time, to carry out searches within the archival complex. This is the first result of the enhancement and fruition project that the National Research Council is conducting on the papers of [...]

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The 4th edition of the Elirunning sporting event took place last Sunday at the “G. Moscardini ”of Frosinone, seat of the 72 ° Stormo. Hundreds of athletes who participated in the two races, the Provincial Road Racing Championship and the Fulvio Villa Trophy 2nd race run, organized by the Italian Athletics Federation [...]

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Fausto Biloslavo in il Giornale talks about a secret defense plan. 19 would be the barracks identified for quarantine with 3.500 beds available. Two thousand would be the military in an "alarm" position, that is immediately available and usable for the emergency. In the meantime, the repatriation of compatriots from areas at risk abroad continue, even all [...]

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This morning at about 06.37 at the military airport of Pratica di Mare, the KC-767A aircraft of the Italian Air Force, coming from Tokyo Haneda (Japan) landed at 14.34, Italian time on 21 February. The flight carried 37 domestic and international passengers. Therefore, before landing at Pratica di Mare airport, the Air Force flight [...]

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Two RH-2016C helicopters of the Italian Army landed at the 72 ° Stormo of the Air Force of Frosinone to kick off the provisions of the agreement signed last November 29 between the Command of the Schools of the AM / 3rd Air Region and the Army Aviation Command (AVES). Air Force instructor pilots, the only Armed Force responsible for issuing the Military Patent [...]

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Very interesting for the contents and for the analysis made, the article by General Pasquale Preziosa, former Chief of Staff of the Air Force until 2016, published by Formiche.net. (by Pasquale Preziosa) In an article in the Nikkei Asian Review (Hiroyuki Akita) of 4 February, the concerns of Japan and South Korea for the [...]

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He left. The Boeing KC767A of the 14 ° Stormo of the Italian Air Force this morning at dawn detached the wheels from the runway near the Roman coast to head towards China. https://www.facebook.com/150994628399911/posts/1480227765476584/?vh=e After about 11 hours, the aircraft will land in Wuhan to carry out a delicate mission that in just over 30 hours will bring home about 67 [...]

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A KC767A aircraft belonging to the 14 ° Stormo dell'Aeronautica Militare will be the only Italian carrier authorized to leave on Monday for China. Under the coordination of the crisis unit of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Defense, through the Defense Staff - COI - Operational Command of Vertice Interforze - together with the Ministry of Health [...]

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The World Health Organization, Reuters reports, has just declared that the coronavirus epidemic in China now constitutes a public health emergency of international concern. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, WHO director general, announced the decision after a meeting of his emergency committee, an independent group of experts, after evidence that the virus has [...]

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The Space 19+ ministerial conference, organized by ESA - European Space Agency - last November in Seville highlighted the need to start gradually increasing the budget for the 22 member countries. The desired increase is expected to reach approximately 45%, equal to 14,4 billion euros over the next three years. An effort, writes the Sole24Ore, which [...]

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What would happen if one of our countrymen abroad were infected? Fortunately, or foresight, we have a unique ability worldwide. (Andrea Pinto) Italy, together with Great Britain and the United States is the only nation in the world that possesses a very special and essential capacity in modern times, safe air transport in bio-containment. A capacity [...]

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In the evocative setting of the 72nd Wing of the Air Force of Frosinone, Zonta International - Club Roma Parioli III organized the conference "Women in flight" in memory of Amelia Earhart's first solo flight. Pilot Colonel Davide Cipelletti, commander of the 72nd Wing, after receiving the two delegations showed the groups and helicopters [...]

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The entire district of Frosinone, also for 2020, will be able to count on the important airport offered by the Air Force, for all those health emergencies that require emergency transport. A few days ago, the HEMS (Helicopter Emergency Medical Service) memorandum of understanding between the 72nd Wing of Frosinone, ARES 118 Lazio, the ASL of Frosinone and the ELITALIANA company was renewed. [...]

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The Air Force, with the participation of the Ministry of Education, University and Research, has launched a competition for pupils in the classes of first and second grade secondary schools. The proposed theme, "The Mission of the Air Force at the service of the community", aims to be an opportunity to deepen what is done daily by the men and women of the weapon [...]

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(by Andrea Pinto) The US military leaders in Iraq have informed their Iraqi counterpart that US troops are starting preparations to "leave" the country. Brigadier General William Seely, head of the US task force in Iraq, wrote a letter to the Iraqi chief of joint operations, viewed by the AFP. The Iraqi Parliament, in reaction to the killing [...]

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An emergency transport was carried out with a Falcon 50 of the 31 ° Stormo dell'Aeronautica to save a man in danger of life. This is the second surgery in two days. The commitment of the Air Force, which intervened today in favor of a man caught by a very serious illness in the Pescara area, does not stop. Another emergency flight was [...]

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A Falcon 900 aircraft of the 31st Wing of the Air Force has just completed an emergency flight to save a newborn girl in danger of life The medical transport carried out by the Air Force to save the life of a small born ended this afternoon only ten days ago in the S. Giovanni Monreale Hospital (CA). The plane, a Falcon [...]

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In the late afternoon today, Tuesday 31 December, a crew of the 83rd CSAR Center (Combat Search and Rescue) in readiness of national alarm took off from Cervia airport, home of the 15th Wing, aboard a helicopter HH-139A to assist two hikers in difficulty in an inaccessible area in Pintura di Bolognola, in the province of [...]

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The opinion of General Pasquale #Preziosa on the hypersonic # is authoritative. The article by the former head of the # Aeronautica Militare globally analyzes this new and disruptive strategic weapon, whose effects on future inter-state balances are only imaginable and difficult to predict. In 2014 a first symposium was held in Italy from which it emerged that the hypersonic would have a [...]

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The New York Times reported that Russian military announced last Friday that it had deployed a hypersonic weapon that manages to escape American missile defense systems, kicking off a new chapter in the long arms race between the two most important nuclear powers. in the world. American officials are hesitant about [...]

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Leonardo, at its Luton site in the UK, demonstrated the capabilities of a new radar receiver / warner technology as part of ongoing development activities for Tempest, the fighter aircraft system program new generation that will see the United Kingdom, Italy and Sweden collaborate for [...]

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AIRtificial Intelligence is a 48-hour technology marathon that involved start-ups, developers and researchers, with the contribution of Oracle as a technological partner Intelligence, automation and interconnection: these are the keywords of a revolution that aims to improve through technology and make large-scale work processes more efficient. A [...]

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From today available at the promotional point of sale of Palazzo Aeronautica in Rome and online on the Amazon showcase of the Air Force; part of the proceeds to support the charity initiative "A gift from heaven" in favor of three important pediatric hospitals Presented on the day of the celebrations of Our Lady of Loreto, protector of all Aeronauts, the 2020 Calendar [...]

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The Air Force celebrates on 10 December the Blessed Virgin of Loreto, the "Patroness of Aeronauts". In Rome, the Eucharistic celebration dedicated to the event will take place in the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore. The Rite will be officiated by the Military Ordinary for Italy, His Excellency Monsignor Santo Marcianò, in the presence of the Chief of Defense Staff, General Enzo Vecciarelli, of the Chief [...]

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The Air Force is an Armed Force which, for tactical needs, must always be projected forward and does so also in the world of communication. Much attention is paid to the new means that social networks make available to those who want to inform and always be on the wave of digital information in a timely manner, almost in "real time". The Blue Weapon [...]

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An in-depth study on the enormous potential of Artificial Intelligence applied to aeronautical systems will be at the center of the event to be held in Florence on 11 and 12 December, at the headquarters of the Institute of Military Aeronautical Sciences. AIRtificial Intelligence, this is the name of the initiative, is a 48-hour technological marathon in which Leonardo and Aeronautica Militare will facilitate the meeting with [...]

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Food for astronauts, the topic was dealt with by ilfattoalimentare.it. Food in space was extensively narrated at the Technology Festival which was held in Turin from 7 to 10 November. The food our astronauts are used to today is totally different from that used in the past: it is getting closer [...]

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(Francesco Matera) It was signed today, 29 November 2019, by Brigadier General Luigi Casali, Chief of Staff of the Command of the Schools of the AM / 3rd Air Region, and by Brigadier General Paolo Riccò, Aviation Commander of the 'Army, the technical agreement to implement an "inter-force" synergy in the training activities for the achievement of the Military Pilot License of [...]

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Two TH-500B helicopters, a team of instructors and staff of the 72 ° Stormo carried out a series of training missions at Vigna di Valle Airport, home to the Air Force Historical Museum. Air rescuers from the 85th CSAR (Combat Search And Rescue) Center in Pratica di Mare and the staff of Vigna Airport also took part in the exercise [...]

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(by Andrea Pinto) The Vigna di Valle Airport Command promotes, through the Historical Museum, the research, collection, acquisition and eventual restoration of historical materials of interest to the Air Force and ensures with the Sports Center, the training of the athletes of the Air Force in the various competitive disciplines. A unique role that allows you to keep intact and visible [...]

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The Undersecretary of State for Defense Angelo Tofalo, representing the government, accompanied the President of the Chamber of Deputies, Hon. Roberto Fico, on the occasion of the celebration of the Day of National Unity and the Armed Forces which was held in the Military Memorial of the Overseas Fallen. "Today a message starts from this sacred place [...]

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Concluded the emergency medical transport for a newborn in danger of life The flight of the Falcon 50 of the 31 ° Stormo dell'Aeronautica Militare has recently concluded, transporting a little girl of just one day in imminent danger of life. The transport, which took place with the utmost urgency from Alghero to Ciampino, ended [...]

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(by Andrea Pinto) The “G. Moscardini ”in Frosinone, home of the 72nd Wing of the Air Force, after many years has opened its doors to citizens, on the occasion of the celebrations of the“ Day of National Unity and Day of the Armed Forces ”. Despite the weather conditions, which were uncertain until a few hours before the event, the airport recorded a turnout of about 2000 [...]

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The intervention in the Venetian Lagoon near Chioggia An HH-139A helicopter of the 15th Wing of the Italian Air Force intervened during the night to rescue two fishermen in difficulty on their boat in the Venetian Lagoon, near Chioggia. The alarm crew, after being activated by the Rescue Coordination Center of the Italian Air Operation Center in Poggio Renatico, took off [...]

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A project resulting from a synergy with industry, universities and start-ups for the application of immersive reality and blockchain solutions to the aeronautics sector The Air Force continues the exploration of disruptive technologies to enable more streamlined and effective logistic processes, necessary for face, as a responsible public administration and Armed Force serving the country, the challenges of [...]

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The 4th of November is celebrated the Day of National Unity and Day of the Armed Forces. Many initiatives organized by the Ministry of Defense throughout the national territory, which will culminate in Naples on the Lungomare Caracciolo. It will be the city of Naples this year to host the final celebrations dedicated to November 4th. After Trieste, the Day of National Unity [...]

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After about twenty years, the Air Force aircraft return to Antarctica to support the 2019/2020 Italian research campaign of the National Antarctic Research Program (PNRA). In fact, a collaboration agreement was signed in recent days between the Armed Force and ENEA (National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Economic Development [...]

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The goal is to carry out joint scientific and technical initiatives to promote the digital transformation of operational processes thanks to the introduction of "disruptive" technologies It was held this afternoon, at the Council Hall in the Rectorate of the University of Rome "Tor Vergata ", the signing ceremony of an agreement between the University and the Air Force regarding the organization [...]

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(by Massimiliano D'Elia) Russia, the United States, China and now even Europe with some projects are always competing to equip their armies with increasingly advanced weapons. The supremacy in the military field is one of the main objectives for competing and asserting one's influence in the international arena. Aeronautics, in this context, constitutes the [...]

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The TFA 32nd Wing formed by F35A aircraft has reached Full Operational Capability (FOC) and will guarantee the airspace surveillance service in Iceland for three weeks as part of NATO Air Policing operations. The “Northern Lightning” operation was officially started. The important milestone reached, which sees Italy as the first country [...]

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Agreement between the Italian Air Force and Virgin Galactic The first contract between the Italian Air Force and Virgin Galactic for the purchase of a suborbital scientific research flight was signed today at the Italian Embassy in Washington. The flight will depart from the New Mexico Spaceport in the US in December 2020. To sign [...]

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The sound of the bell, aboard the International Space Station, today made official the change of command of the orbiting space base to the Italian astronaut Luca Parmitano. During a short ceremony, consumed in a matter of minutes, the outgoing commander, cosmonaut Alexei Ovchinin, entrusted the next three months of mission in [...]

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(by Andrea Pinto) General Pasquale Preziosa, former Chief of Staff of the Air Force until March 2016, was interviewed by Difesa Online, where he analyzed in all contexts, the various industrial programs that have affected the Italian Air Force . More than an interview, it is a "unique" document to be read and made to be read [...]

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With a solemn flag-raising at the military airport of Keflavik in Iceland, the NATO operation of Interim Air Policing called Northern Ligtning officially began. For the first time, a fifth generation fighter will be deployed on an Air Policing mission, giving Italy the privilege of being the first Alliance country to use the F-35 aircraft in a NATO operation. They will in fact be [...]

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Illustrated, in the presence of the Undersecretary of State for Defense, Hon. Angelo TOFALO, the path of change taking place within the Armed Force This morning in Rome, at the Air Force Palace, the event "Innovation Day 2019 - Evolution of Change Strategies in Organizations ", promoted by the Managerial Innovation Office of the Italian Air Force as part of the initiatives [...]

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During the event, representatives of the National Research Center, SDA Bocconi, Accredia, the University and the Armed Force will intervene. Thursday 26 September at 10:00, at Palazzo Aeronautica in Rome, the event "Aeronautica Military: Innovation Day 2019 - Evolution of Change Strategies in Organizations ". Through the direct testimonies of the protagonists who [...]

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The collaboration aimed at developing the technology of innovative small satellite launchers for aerial platforms continues. Tuesday 17 September at 16:00, in the "Baracca" room of the Aviator's House, in the presence of the President of the National Research Council (CNR), Prof. Massimo Inguscio, and the Chief of Staff of the Air Force, General of Squadra Aerea Alberto [...]

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Aeronautics: international air rescue exercise kicks off in Umbria From today, Monday 9 and until 13 September, 13 aircraft and 27 search and rescue teams on the ground will be present at the Foligno airport for the "Grifone 2019" exercise. the start yesterday, Monday 9 September, and will continue until Friday 13 September, in the province [...]

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  The Frecce Tricolori kicked off the Italian Grand Prix by spreading the Tricolor on the starting grid of the Monza racetrack. Green, white and red colored fumes on the starting grid of the Italian Grand Prix in Monza: this is how the National Aerobatic Team of the Italian Air Force opened the Italian stage of Formula 1. The nine [...]

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The plane was shot down while carrying aid to besieged Sarajevo On September 3, 1992, the aircraft used to transport humanitarian aid for the people of Sarajevo was shot down by two surface-to-air missiles. The G-222 Lyra 34 belonged to the 46 ^ Pisa air brigade of the Italian Air Force. The Lyra 34 operated from the perspective of a [...]

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The National Aerobatic Team will roll out the Italian flag on the starting grid of the Monza racetrack This year too, the union between the world of engines and Formula 1 and the Italian Air Force is renewed. On Sunday 8 September, the MB-339PAN aircraft of the Frecce Tricolori will fly over the starting grid of the 2019 Italian Grand Prix, spreading the [...]

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An HH139A helicopter of the 82nd SAR Center (Search and Rescue) of the 15th Wing of the Air Force took off a few minutes from Trapani airport to search for the diver still missing off Isola delle Femmine, in the province of Palermo. The crew in alertness H24 received the mission order from the Rescue Operations Room [...]

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A man and a girl in imminent danger of life were transported from Sardinia to two different hospitals in Lombardy. Double life-saving intervention yesterday, 23 August, for the Air Force aircraft. The first flight ended around 12:00 and allowed for urgent transport from Olbia to Milan [...]

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The baby was transported in a thermal cradle, from Sardinia, with a Falcon 900 aircraft of the 31st Wing A Falcon 900 aircraft, which departed from the Ciampino military base, home to the 31st Wing of the Air Force, took off a few hours ago at a time of Cagliari to embark a newborn of only 20 days of life in need of [...]

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Today alone all the alarm services were activated: Air Defense, Search and Rescue, Emergency medical transport and organ transport Today's busy day for the ready crews of the Air Force. All H24 alarm services have been activated for the safety and rescue of the civilian population. Air Defense Due [...]

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Air rescue is just one of the services that the Air Force carries out, non-stop, every day, for the community and for the safety of the country. August 82th is a day like any other for those who save lives. A helicopter and the crews of the XNUMX search and rescue center of the Trapani Birgi Air Force are engaged by this [...]

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The air rescue crews of the Air Force are still in action, engaged in this case in a complex mission to recover a young Roman hiker who had accused an illness inside the Zingaro Reserve, in Sicily. An HH-139 helicopter from the 82 SAR Center (Search and Rescue) of the Trapani Birgi air base intervened, one [...]

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The rescue took place in the early hours of dawn in the Valle Agricola area, in the province of Caserta, by a crew of the 85th Research and Rescue Center of Pratica di Mare An HH-139 helicopter of the 15th Wing of the Air Force Military intervened at the first light of dawn today in Valle Agricola, in the province of Caserta, [...]

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The interest of national and foreign tourism for Salento continues to grow and is confirmed as a favorite destination where you can spend pleasant moments of relaxation and fun. Salento, considered a region in the region, rich in small towns with ancient traditions jealously guarded and proposed to tourists who have come to this wonderful land and welcomed, with great hospitality, by the population [...]

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The patient was transported with a Falcon 50 aircraft of the 31 ° Stormo to be admitted to the Bambino Gesù in Rome The flight of the Falcon 50 of the 31 ° Stormo of the Italian Air Force has just ended, which transported a child of just one month in imminent danger of life. The transport, which took place with the [...]

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(by Andrea Pinto) Hon. Raffaele Volpi (Lega), Undersecretary of State for Defense is increasingly a staunch supporter of the F-35 program, so much so that he repeats almost like a mantra at all levels a sentence: "it is technological-military development and strengthening of the Euro- Atlantic. I believe, Volpi points out, that the F35s are not only a military instrument but also [...]

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A Phase IV flight training was planned at the International Flight Training School of the 61 ° Stormo dell'Aeronautica Militare based in #Galatina, in the province of Lecce with the aid of the Training Management and Information System (TMIS). This is Leonardo's advanced management software with the precious collaboration of the Air Force School Command. The TMIS system is currently [...]

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An HH-139A from the 82nd CSAR Center took off from Trapani to recover a thirty-seven year old woman suffering from illness in the "Zingaro" Reserve Yesterday afternoon, 5 August, a crew from the 82nd CSAR Center (Combat Search and Rescue - Research and Soccorso) of the 15 ° Stormo of the Air Force carried out the recovery of a woman suffering from very strong colic [...]

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 The patient was transported with a Falcon 50 aircraft of the 31 ° Stormo to be admitted to a hospital in Udine. Last night a 49-year-old man in imminent danger of life due to a serious illness was rushed from Brindisi to Rivolto aboard a Falcon 50 plane of the 31st Wing of the Italian Air Force for [...]

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The drones of the Air Force, which constitute the eyes from the sky of the fire prevention device of the land of fires, have identified in time a fraudulent attempt to cause a fire that is dangerous and harmful to the health of the population. The timely communication to the structure of the Commissioner delegated to the Terra dei Fuochi, Gerlando Iorio, and after [...]

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(by Andrea Pinto) Today in Colleferro, a town south of Rome, the funeral of the general of the Air Force, Aldo Nanni, took place. Aldo Nanni, the "general", as his fellow citizens liked to call him, suddenly passed away at the age of 82, during the night of July 31st. Born in Colleferro on 28 December 1937, he is [...]

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The leaders of Defense and the Air Force were present After having dealt with the top figures in the first event: from the supreme head of the Armed Forces, the President of the Republic, to the political authority, the Minister of Defense and the Undersecretaries of State, the Armed Forces, the Chief of Defense Staff and now the [...]

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(by Massimiliano D'Elia) Let's go, "Let's go", so yesterday at 18.28 yesterday the colonel of the Air Force and ESA astronaut, Luca #Parmitano communicated to colleagues Aleksandr Skvortsov and Andrew "Drew" Morgan, the beginning of the mission. The Soyuz rocket took off towards space, starting the #Beyond mission of the European Space Agency which for six months will hold in [...]

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An F-2000 Eurofighter of the Italian Air Force, in readiness for the airspace surveillance service, quickly took off this morning from the Istrana air base (TV), headquarters of the 51st Wing, to intercept a civil aircraft Gulfstream IV took off from Tel Aviv - Ben-Gurion Airport (Israel) and bound for Samedan (Switzerland), which during [...]

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The agreement integrating the Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) capabilities was signed today at Palazzo Chigi. After the positive results of the first experimental environmental monitoring activities with reconnaissance aircraft assets of the Air Force, carried out during the month of May, the Defense decided to expand the experimentation also to the Remotely Piloted Assets (APR) and [...]

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(by Andrea Pinto) Perhaps it is appropriate to remind everyone of the “primary” task of the Italian Armed Forces. “The primary task of the Armed Forces is the defense of the state. They also have the task of operating for the purpose of achieving peace and security in accordance with the rules of international law and the decisions of [...]

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Aeronautica Militare: humanitarian flight in favor of an Italian citizen in serious condition

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On 23 June on Rai1, the historic Raisport program “Azzurro Tricolore”, organized in collaboration with the Italian Air Force, dedicated to the Frecce Tricolori and the world of aviation. The cameras will follow, starting at 15.40 pm, the evolution of the numerous military and civil aircraft and helicopters that will take part in the air show organized by the Aero Club "Francesco Baracca" of Lugo [...]

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Two emergency medical transports carried out in less than 24 hours by Falcon 900 aircraft of the 31 ° Stormo on the Cagliari-Ciampino and Ronchi dei Legionari-Cagliari routes. The # Aeronautica #Militare carried out two emergency medical transports between 18 and 19 June. The first flight ended yesterday around 18:00 and allowed the transport [...]

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The Air Force and the Wefly! Team, the only air patrol in the world in which two of the three pilots are "disabled", together for the first time for a major flight event dedicated to overcoming barriers. Saturday 22 June, from 9.30 to 17.30, the Military Airport of Guidonia (Rome) will be the scene of a day "Pilot for a [...]

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An F-2000 Eurofighter of the Italian Air Force, deployed at the base of Istrana (TV), headquarters of the 51st Wing, with airspace surveillance tasks, intervened today to intercept a civil aircraft of Lauda Air, that during the overflight of the national airspace had lost radio contact with the [...]

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The "Cyber ​​Eagle 2019", the Cyber ​​Defense exercise of the Italian Air Force, which took place between 10 and 12 June under the direction of the Re.SIA (Automated Information Systems Department) of Acquasanta, ended today - Rome, the aeronautical department in charge of the cyber defense of the Armed Force. Also this year, like the 2018 edition which [...]

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The Operational Center for Meteorology of Pratica di Mare (COMET) provides information to the European Organization for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites (EUMETSAT) Since June, the information elaborated by the Operational Center for Meteorology of Pratica di Mare (COMET) on estimates of the instantaneous precipitation observed by satellite are used by the European Organization for the Exploitation [...]

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An F-2000 Eurofighter of the Italian Air Force, in readiness for the airspace surveillance service, quickly took off in the early afternoon today from the Istrana air base (TV), headquarters of the 51st Wing, to intercept a private civil aircraft DA42 took off from Roma Urbe and headed for Baden - Baden (Germany), [...]

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Italy with the # Aeronautica Militare wants to launch micro satellites into space with the help of fighter aircraft. Let's talk about the # Aviolancio. The idea is to use #Typhoon fighters as 'launchers' to put satellites into orbit, at an altitude of about 250 kilometers, mainly intended for Earth observation, therefore for controlling the territory, both in terms of defense [... ]

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Life-saving flight for an American passenger transported to the Brotzu Hospital in Cagliari with a HH212 helicopter from the 80th CSAR Center of the 15th Wing Today morning, Thursday 30 May, an HH-212 helicopter from the 80th CSAR Center ( Combat Search and Rescue) of Decimomannu (Cagliari) intervened to assist an American woman who was seriously ill on the [...]

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The editorial products are now on sale on the e-commerce site and, for the first time, also in eBook format From today, Friday 24 May, the editorial products of the Air Force are on sale on Amazon.it, in the showcase available at the following link: https://www.amazon.it/aeronauticamilitare. In a social and communicative context increasingly oriented to use, from [...]

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(by Massimiliano D'Elia) In Florence at the Institute of Military Aeronautical Sciences about one hundred captains from all Italian bases, attending the 25th Specialization course, organized a charity evening in favor of the Meyer Pediatric Hospital Foundation. In the presence of the commander of the Institute, air brigade general Vincenzo Nuzzo and the entire permanent staff, special guest [...]

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(by Massimiliano D'Elia) As every year, La Difesa participates in the 32nd edition of the Turin Book Fair to promote and advertise the products and editorial initiatives of the Armed Forces. The theme of this year's edition of the International Book Fair is “The Game of the World”. A world for which the Italian Armed Forces [...]

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A Falcon 50 of the 31 ° Stormo di Ciampino transported the man in imminent danger of life from Pescara to Milan A Falcon 50 aircraft of the 31 ° Stormo di Ciampino carried out an urgent medical transport from Pescara to Milan in favor of a 45-year-old man years in imminent danger of life waiting for [...]

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On May 2, the new Air Defense radar installed at the 134th Remote Radar Squadron of Lampedusa was inaugurated. The inauguration ceremony was chaired by the Undersecretary of State for Defense, Hon. Angelo Tofalo, accompanied by the Chief of Staff of the Air Force, Air Squad General Alberto Rosso. The event was also attended by [...]

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The collaboration is part of the support activities for the creation of the “New National Trust Network” of GNSS sensors. An executive agreement was signed in recent days by the Chief of Staff of the Air Force, air squad general Alberto Rosso, and by the Extraordinary Commissioner of the Italian Space Agency (ASI), Prof. Piero Benvenuti, an executive agreement aimed at adapting and [... ]

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An HH-139A from the 84th CSAR Center in Gioia del Colle, on readiness service, rescued the couple who had been lost in a mountainous area of ​​Campania Last night an HH-139A helicopter from the 84th CSAR (Combat Search and Rescue ) of the Air Force found a couple of young people who had got lost in an inaccessible area [...]

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The Frecce Tricolori will roll out the Tricolor on the starting grid of the Roman circuit in the EUR district. Also this year the collaboration between the “Formula E” and the Air Force is renewed. On Saturday 13 April, for the first time in the history of Formula E, the MB339PAN aircraft of the Italian Air Force's Frecce Tricolori will fly over the starting grid of [...]

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The Undersecretary of Defense Angelo Tofalo spoke at the event, organized by the Air Force to systematize knowledge and technological projects The first national Workshop on Platforms was held today, Friday 5 April, in Rome, at the Aviator's House. Stratospheric, an event organized by the General Office for Space of the Air Force to start a discussion, together [...]

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“We are ready, there are a few days left and the Italian Military Aeronautics Union - SIM AM - will open the campaign for registrations. Many phone calls and requests arrived from all over Italy to join the SIM AM, the enthusiasm increases day by day. We opened the Facebook page last March 14 and to date already [...]

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Worldwide investments in drones will be around 12,3 billion dollars in 2019. The boom in these small remote-controlled aircraft has led those involved in air traffic to think seriously about safety as well. This year some international airports in England have had to stop traffic more than once [...]

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Regarding the article published this morning in Il Fatto Quotidiano, entitled "The Air Force has 4 aircraft at risk, but they still fly" by Toni De Marchi, the Air Force intends to affirm, with absolute firmness, that the four Boeing KC-767A on line at the 14 ° Stormo of Pratica di Mare - as well as all the aircraft of the [...]

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The President of the Republic, Sergio Mattarella, sent a message to the Air Force Chief of Staff, Air Squad General Alberto Rosso, on the occasion of the 96th anniversary of the establishment of the Air Force. "I address a thought of gratitude and gratitude to the airmen who have served our country with honor, dedication and sacrifice and I pay homage [...]

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Late yesterday morning, Wednesday 26 March, at the Ahmed Al Jaber base, the air squad general Ferdinando Giancotti, Commander of the Air Force Squad, representing the Chief of Defense Staff, attended the passage of deliveries - in "transfer of authority" technical jargon - between AMX aircraft [...]

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Defense Minister Elisabetta Trenta met the military unions for the first time in the afternoon. SIM Aeronautica, SIM Marina, SIM Carabinieri, the Free Representation of the Military Union (LRM) and the Italian Union of Military Workers - (SIULM) were present. Representing the SIM AM, Lieutenant Colonel Sinibaldo Buono (next President) intervened, [...]

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 The man was recovered with the winch, the crew worked with special night vision goggles A fisherman suffering from illness on board his fishing boat was rescued by a HH-212 helicopter of the 80th C.SAR Center. (Combat Search and Rescue) of the 15th Wing of the Italian Air Force. The helicopter, on the orders of the Poggio Renatico Air Operations Command and [...]

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On Sunday 17 March, the aircraft of the National Aerobatic Team will fly over the city of Rome for the traditional tricolor passage on the Altare della Patria to open the official celebrations for the Day of National Unity, the Constitution, the Hymn and the Flag. The overflight, scheduled shortly after 10:00, will honor the symbolically highest moment of the celebrations, that is [...]

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The Air Force is also in the Italian Military Union (SIM). The statute was approved by Defense Minister Elisabetta Trenta on 8 March. As the Statute mentions, SIM AM will represent, promote, look after and protect the moral, economic, regulatory, legal, professional, social security interests in every location - trade union, social, historical, judicial and administrative - interests [...]

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The baby was transported in the late evening aboard a Falcon 900 of the Air Force at the request of the Prefecture of Reggio Calabria The urgent transport from Reggio Calabria to Genoa of a few days old baby was concluded around 22:30 yesterday evening , for which an intervention was necessary [...]

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The high technological value of projects in the ATM (Air Traffic Management) sector in Italy is recognized. Madrid, 13 March 2019 - The European Commission has awarded the Italian Air Force and ENAV (the company that manages civil air traffic in Italy) for a joint project on safety in the management of national air traffic. The special [...]

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The woman in serious condition suffered severe burns on most of her body following a violent news case of which she was victim A Falcon 50 aircraft of the 31st Wing of the Air Force took off a few minutes from Lamezia Terme airport (CZ) to urgently transport a woman to Bari airport [...]

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The fighters took off during the night to intercept a civil aircraft that had interrupted communications with the air traffic control bodies Last night, shortly after 23:30 pm, two F-2000 Eurofighter fighters of the Italian Air Force, in readiness for the airspace surveillance service, took off quickly from the base [...]

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An HH139 helicopter of the Italian Air Force is engaged in the search and rescue operations of the operator involved in the accident that took place this morning on the Barbara F platform of ENI, off the coast of Ancona. The helicopter, belonging to the 83rd CSAR Group (Combat Search and Rescue) of the 15th Wing of Cervia, is operating jointly with a patrol boat of the Ancona Harbor Master's Office. The intervention [...]

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Published notice for the collection of expressions of interest from companies, research bodies and universities, for collaboration in the field of small satellite aviation The notice for the collection of expressions of interest with which the Air Force opens to companies has been made public , the research institutions and universities concerned have the opportunity to collaborate, [...]

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The seventy-year-old was transported to the military airport of Latina, to be then transferred to the hospital of the Pontine capital An HH-139 helicopter of the Italian Air Force intervened in the early afternoon yesterday to pick up a 75-year-old man on the island of Ponza with fractured femur and in need of urgent transport to a hospital. The helicopter, one [...]

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Change at the top of the Air Force, today the handover ceremony took place between the Air Force General Settimo Caputo, and the Air Force General Luca Goretti. Numerous authorities were present to attend the ceremony presided over by the Chief of Staff of the Air Force, General Alberto Rosso. General Caputo, during his speech [...]

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A weekend of intense activity for the men and women of the Air Force who, after recovering an 82-year-old missing woman, carried two life-threatening newborns. The last flight mission of the Air Force, which transported a little girl from Barletta to Rome, ended around seven this morning [...]

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A baby girl just two months old was transported with a Falcon 900 from Olbia to Rome The Falcon 19 aircraft of the Italian Air Force landed in Ciampino at around 00:9 today 900 February, which transported a newborn from Olbia of about two months of life in serious health conditions. The transport request, [...]

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Pilots and specialists of the Air Force, belonging to the 46th Air Brigade of Pisa, called to judge the competitors of the well-known cooking show in the first outdoor test of 2019, which will be broadcast on Thursday 31 January on Sky Uno It will be an Air Force base Military, the 46th Air Brigade of Pisa, to host the first test [...]

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The workshop "Logistics, Aeronautics and beyond" was held at "Casa dell'Aviatore" which saw the institutional, academic, industrial and business worlds talk about 'blockchain' from the perspective of an organization in the Defense sector. , at the Aviator's house, the workshop "Logistics, Aeronautics and beyond", an event organized by the AM Logistic Command in collaboration [...]

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Meeting with President Enoc and with the little patients of the Pediatric Hospital in the playroom of the Rome-Janiculum headquarters. In 2018, thirty-two children were transferred to Rome with emergency medical flights carried out by the Air Force Pilots and specialists of the 46th Air Brigade of the Air Force "landed" this morning at the Bambino Gesù Pediatric Hospital, Rome-Janiculum headquarters. The delegation, [...]

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The emergency flight is added to the intervention carried out on the night of the Epiphany in favor of an injured man on the Parma Apennines The Falcon 13 aircraft of the Italian Air Force landed in Florence at around 30:7 pm today. from Reggio Calabria a one month old baby in serious health conditions. The request of [...]

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The emergency transport of the child suffering from severe heart failure is underway from Reggio Calabria to Rome This morning the press notes of the Army and Navy arrived in the editorial office with which they told the 2018 in the service of the country in Italy and abroad. The press kit of the Air Force was missing. Honestly we were waiting for the contribution [...]

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CHRISTMAS HOLIDAYS, SAFE ROAD OPERATION: CONTINUOUS COMMITMENT OF THE MILITARY AERONAUTICS STAFF GUARDING IMPORTANT NATIONAL AIRPORTS Milan Linate, Bari Palese, Pisa San Giusto, Rome Ciampino and Verona Villafranca: these are the national airports where men and women are engaged of the Italian Air Force as part of the inter-force operation "Safe Roads" as competition devices for the [...]

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The transport from Alghero to Genoa was carried out with a C130J of the 46th Air Brigade of Pisa with the aid of a special thermal cradle. In the early afternoon a 12-day-old Nigerian child in serious health was transported with the utmost urgency from Alghero to Genoa, to receive specialist care at the hospital [...]

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Immediate take-off was requested by the NATO operations center in Torrejon to intercept and control a civilian carrier that had interrupted radio communications. Today morning, at about 10:25 am, two F-2000 Eurofighter fighters of the Italian Air Force, on alert service for the defense of national airspace, carried out an intervention on order [...]

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Launch small satellites into space directly from airplanes in flight: this is the subject of the letter of intent signed today in Rome between the Air Force, the CNR (National Research Council, the University of Rome "Sapienza", CIRA (Centro Italian Aerospace Research) and SITAEL SpA, an Italian company specialized in the production of small-sized satellites, whose objective [...]

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The emergency medical transport was carried out with a HH-139A helicopter from the 85th SAR Combat Center of Pratica di Mare. Late yesterday evening a 60-year-old man in imminent danger of life was transported from Capri to Naples aboard an HH-139A helicopter of the Air Force to be admitted to the Hospital [...]

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A C130J of the 46th Air Force Brigade engaged in an urgent medical flight in favor of a two-week-old baby.Around 4:00 this morning, Friday 07 December, a newborn of only two weeks of life and in serious condition of health was transported with the utmost urgency from Verona to [...]

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The immediate intervention of the Eurofighters took place on the orders of the NATO operations center in Torrejon to verify civilian traffic without radio contact. In the morning today the F-2000 Eurofighter fighter aircraft of the Italian Air Force, in alarm service for the defense of the national airspace, carried out an intervention on the order of immediate take-off (in jargon [...]

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The Chief of Staff AM announced the achievement of the important milestone in Amendola, on the occasion of the media-day of the 4th Flying Course of the Tactical Leadeship Program, the first with 5th generation aircraft "Today is an important day for the Air Force Military ", declared the Chief of Staff of the Air Force, air squad general Alberto Rosso, [...]

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The flight activity of the 14th Flying Course of 4 organized by the TLP (Tactical Leadership Program) of Albacete (Spain), a military organization, kicks off today at the Amendola air base (FG), and will continue until 2018 December next international membership to which 10 nations currently adhere (Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Great [...]

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Today, at the military airport of Galatina, in the presence of the Undersecretary of State for Defense, Hon. Angelo Tofalo, the Chief of Staff of the General Air Force of SA Alberto Rosso and Eng. Lucio Valerio Cioffi, Head of the Aircraft Division of Leonardo Spa, the ceremony for the delivery of the "Turreted Eagles", symbol of the pilot's license, took place [...]

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Two aircraft of the 31st Wing of the Italian Air Force engaged in urgent medical flights this morning. One of the patients is a newborn of a few hours in Imminent Danger of Life (IPV) This morning a child born a few hours ago and in serious health conditions was transported with the utmost urgency from Cagliari to Rome, to receive [...]

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Luigi Broglio was an engineer officer of the Italian Air Force born in 1911 and died in 2001 who discovered an innovative method of structural calculation that had the advantage of greatly simplifying the calculations of variously stressed complex structures, later known as the Balanced Forces Method . Subsequently, the Balanced Forces Method allowed [...]

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Great success of the Frecce Tricolori which impressed the Qatari public by forcing them to keep their eyes fixed on the sky for the duration of their performance. Pasquale Salzano, ambassador of Italy to Qatar, in an interview with the Qatari newspaper "Gulf Times", underlined the success of the two-day air show organized by the Italian embassy in Doha, considering it an expression [...]

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The “Frecce Tricolori” National Aerobatic Team and the T346-A and Eurofighter F2000-A aircraft of the Air Force's Experimental Flight Department will be in the Middle East, starting from 10 November, for a tour that will touch Qatar, Baherin and Kuwait. The tour promoted by Leonardo Spa, is the culmination of international cooperation programs, aimed in particular [...]

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A two-month-old baby girl, in imminent danger of life, was rushed in the late morning from Cagliari to Pisa, aboard an Airbus 319 plane of the 31st Wing of the Italian Air Force. The request for transport was received by the Prefecture of Cagliari at the Top Situation Room of the Air Squad Command, the [...]

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Today at the 31st Wing of Ciampino the awaited ceremony of the changeover at the top of the Air Force took place. General Enzo Vecciarelli left the Armed Force to General Alberto Rosso. In the presence of the Defense Minister Dr. Elisabetta Trenta, the Chief of Defense General Claudio Graziano and numerous political and civil authorities [...]

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  DONATE 1 EURO TO CONTINUE THE ADVENTURE TO PRP CHANEL A 73-year-old man in imminent danger of his life was transported this afternoon in an HH-139 helicopter of the 85th CSAR (Combat Search and Rescue) Center of the 15th Wing of the Air Force from Ponza to Latina, where he was transferred to the hospital [...]

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An HH-139 helicopter of the 85th CSAR (Combat Search and Rescue Search and Rescue) Center of the 15th Wing of the Air Force was activated in the middle of the night to transport a seriously injured man from the island of Ischia to the Cardarelli hospital of Naples. The helicopter, on the orders of the Poggio Renatico Air Operations Command, in turn alerted by the Prefecture [...]

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The Italian Air Force once again engaged in a flight for an emergency medical transport. The transfer from Alghero to Pisa was carried out today by a C130J of the 46th Pisa Air Brigade. In the morning today, a [...]

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An HH-139 helicopter from the 85th C.SAR Center. (Combat Search and Rescue Search and Rescue) of the 15th Wing of the Air Force was activated in the middle of the night for the search and recovery of an injured man in the Gran Sasso area in Abruzzo. The helicopter, on the orders of the Poggio Renatico Air Operations Command, to his [...]

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In the early hours of this morning, following the flood that hit the south-eastern side of Sardinia, an HH-212 helicopter from the 80th SAR Combat Center in Decimomannu (CA) was used to search for a missing family of 5 in the countryside of Assemini (CA). The crew, alerted by the Poggio Renatico Air Operations Command upon request [...]

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A fisherman suffering from a heart attack on board his fishing boat was rescued last night by an HH-139 helicopter from the 82nd C.SAR Center. (Combat Search and Rescue Search and Rescue) of the 15th Wing of the Italian Air Force. The helicopter, on the orders of the Poggio Renatico Air Operations Command and after embarking a doctor and a nurse from [...]

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The transport, which lasted about 11 hours, was carried out with a Falcon 900 aircraft equipped for health care on board. After a flight of about 11 hours, the Air Force Falcon 13.30 Easy aircraft landed in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania this afternoon at about 900 pm, which transported a 5-year-old Italian girl from Italy [...]

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Protected in a thermal cradle, the little patient was transported with a Falcon 900 aircraft of the 31st Wing A one-month-old baby in imminent danger of life was rushed this morning from Catania to Ciampino aboard a Falcon plane 900 of the 31st Wing of the Italian Air Force. The little patient, [...]

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The "tourist sports flight" is constantly growing in Italy. Many approach this discipline out of curiosity, to experience the thrill of flying appreciating the scenic and tourist beauties, many others for the passion of flying, many just to be able to work. An activity managed by Aeroclub and private companies that are springing up in Italy during the day [...]

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An HH-139 helicopter of the 83rd CSAR Group (Combat Search and Rescue) of the 15th Wing of the Air Force of Cervia (RA) took off today to search for a 51-year-old man missing on the Asiago plateau (VI ). Received the order from the operations room of the Air Operations Command (COA) of Poggio Renatico (FE), responsible for activating the [...]

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The Air Force has just concluded the urgent transport of a one-year-old child in imminent danger of life. A Falcon 50 of the 31st Wing of Ciampino took off at the request of the Prefecture of Sassari, received at the Top Situation Room of the Air Squad Command, which authorized the mission. The Summit Situation Room, [...]

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Only a temporary interruption of communications for the Easyjet Airbus 320 sailing from Heraklion (Greece) to Bordeaux (France), which once the radio contact was restored continued on the predetermined route. A pair of Eurofighter fighters of the Italian Air Force, in readiness for the surveillance service of the national airspace, quickly took off [...]

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An HH-139 helicopter of the Italian Air Force is participating, at the request of the Prefecture of Brescia, in the search for the 12-year-old girl with autism who was missing yesterday in the Serle area, in the province of Brescia. The aircraft carrying specialized aerosoccoritore personnel of the Italian Air Force will also embark a team, consisting of Fire Brigade and Alpine Rescue, [...]

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Only a temporary interruption of communications for the American Airlines Airbus 330 sailing from Athens to Philadelphia, which, once radio contact was restored, continued on the predetermined route. A pair of Eurofighter fighters of the Italian Air Force, in readiness for the surveillance service of the national airspace, quickly took off in flight around [...]

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Last night a Falcon 50 of the 31 ° Stormo of the Italian Air Force carried out a medical transport from Reggio Calabria airport to Rome, in favor of a newborn only 13 days old. The child needed to be transferred urgently, inside a special thermal cradle, to the Bambino Gesù Hospital in Rome. Transport […]

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In the Basilica of San Nicola in Bari, the historic ecumenical meeting between Pope Francis and the Patriarchs of the Churches and heads of the Christian communities of the Middle East. Departing early in the morning from the Vatican with a helicopter VH 139 of the 31st Wing of Ciampino, arrived in the Apulian capital, the Pope was received in Piazzale Cristoforo [...]

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The C-130J aircraft of the Italian Air Force landed yesterday in Ciampino which transported an ambulance from Catania carrying a four-month-old baby girl in imminent danger of life for her subsequent hospitalization in the “Bambino Gesù” hospital in Rome. The request for transport, as happens in these cases, was received by the Prefecture of Catania at the Situation Room of [...]

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In the early afternoon of today the F-2000 Eurofighter fighter aircraft of the Italian Air Force, in alarm service for the defense of the national airspace, carried out a double intervention on the order of immediate take-off (in technical jargon called "scramble") to intercept and control two civil aircraft that had lost radio contact with the [...]

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A pair of Eurofighter fighters of the 4th Wing of Grossetto, on alarm service to protect the national airspace, intercepted an A-320 aircraft of the Spanish company Iberia, on the Split - Madrid route, which had lost radio communications with the authorities of air traffic control. At about 21.00 pm yesterday, Thursday [...]

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Today, Wednesday 27 June, the Air Force carried out the urgent transport of a 90-day-old child in imminent danger of life. A Falcon 900 of the 31st Wing of Ciampino took off at the request of the Prefecture of Sassari, received at the Top Situation Room of the Air Squad Command, which authorized the mission. The Hall [...]

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An important exercise for the community was held at the “G. Moscardini ”headquarters of the 72nd Wing of Frosinone. Called "FRO 01", inserted in the framework of the Technical Agreement between the Defense Staff, the Armed Forces and the National Alpine Rescue Corps (CNSAS), it is planned and conducted on an annual basis. The objective of the exercise event is to consolidate the training for [...]

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In the early afternoon of today, Monday 4 June, the Air Force carried out the emergency medical transport of a 54-year-old patient in imminent danger of life. The Falcon 50 of the 31 ° Stormo di Ciampino took off following the request received at the Top Situation Room of the Air Squad Command by the [...]

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Late yesterday evening, Monday 21 May, the Air Force carried out the urgent transport of a newborn girl in imminent danger of life. The Falcon 900 aircraft of the 31st Wing of Ciampino took off on the orders of the Summit Situation Room of the Air Squad Command, which received an urgent transport request from the Prefecture of [...]

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An HH-139A helicopter from the 82nd CSAR (Combat Search and Rescue) Center of the Italian Air Force was alerted to recover an injured woman during an excursion to Monte San Calogero (PA). The helicopter, on the orders of the Poggio Renatico Air Operations Command, took off from Trapani Airport and first embarked the personnel of the Corps [...]

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A Falcon 50 of the 31 ° Stormo of the Italian Air Force carried out a medical transport from the airport of Alghero to that of Florence, in favor of a child of just 3 years who needed to be transferred urgently to the Mayer Hospital in Florence . The transport of the small patient and a medical team accompanying him was requested [...]

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An HH-212 helicopter of the 80 SAR (Search And Rescue) Center of Decimonannu in Sardinia carried out an emergency medical transport to the Brotzu hospital in favor of a 62-year-old foreign tourist in Imminent Danger of Life (IPV) who was on board a cruise ship that was passing through the Sardinian channel at 80 [...]

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In the late afternoon of today, Sunday 29 April, on the Catania-Naples section, a medical transport carried out with a Falcon 900 aircraft of the 31 ° Stormo di Ciampino in favor of a one-week-old newborn in imminent danger of life. The transport, requested by the Prefecture of Messina, was necessary because the [...]

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The Blazing Shield 2018 campaign, which for the first time saw the joint participation of four Tornado aircraft, four Eurofighters and one C27J of the Italian Air Force, ended at the Naval Air Weapons Station in China Lake in the State of California. The Italian aircraft have performed more than 300 air sorties for a total [...]

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The first flight of the AW-139 helicopter of the Coast Guard (GC) delivered on Thursday 20 April to the 72 ° Stormo di Frosinone of the Italian Air Force (AM) to start the training of the GC flight crews by the instructors of the Air Force. The activity derives from the Agreement signed between the Military Air Force and the Port Authority Corps - Coast Guard on [...]

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In the early afternoon of today, Monday 23 April, a C130 transport aircraft of the 46 ^ Air Brigade of Pisa carried out an urgent medical transport from Catania to Florence, in favor of a 65-year-old woman, admitted to a local hospital, whose serious conditions made it necessary to move as quickly as possible. The aircraft took off from the Pisa base for Catania, where it embarked the patient together [...]

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On Monday 16 April, at 10.30 am, an HH-139A helicopter from the 82nd CSAR (Combat Search and Rescue) Center of the Italian Air Force was alerted to recover a man of about 50 years of French nationality, injured during an excursion to Macari, near San Vito Lo Capo (TP). The helicopter, on the orders of the Operations Command [...]

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The tenth edition of the "Marcello Sgarlata" Award took place today at 18.00 in Rome, in the Sala della Protomoteca in Campidoglio, which is awarded annually to people or organizations in the fields of science, art, sport, entertainment, politics, economics, ecology, but also in everyday life, have witnessed social and civil commitment, excellence of content, [...]

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Yesterday evening, Tuesday 10 April, the Air Force carried out the urgent transport of a one-month patient in imminent danger of life. The Falcon 50 aircraft of the 31st Wing of Ciampino took off following the request received by the Prefecture of the Top Situation Room of the Air Squad Command [...]

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Two Eurofighter fighter aircraft of the 36 ° Stormo di Gioia del Colle (BA) intercepted an aircraft near Trapani that had lost radio communications with the Air Traffic Control bodies. At around 16.20 today the two fighters of the Italian Air Force, on alarm service on the national territory, took off for [...]

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The Italian Air Force Captain, code-named Pinna, was recently selected as the head of a formation of A-10 Thunderbolt II aircraft of the United States Air Force (USAF) of the 74th Fighter Squadron. "When the Commander invited me to his office to ask if I wanted to be an Exchange Pilot and fly an A-10 I [...]

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The Chief of Staff of the Air Force, Squad General Enzo Vecciarelli, and the Magnificent Rector of the Luigi Bocconi University, Prof. Gianmario Verona, signed the Framework Agreement aimed at developing and testing new methodologies and tools relating to areas of Project, Quality and Knowledge Management. The Agreement is part of a broader collaboration program with [...]

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Friday 23 March 2018. World Meteorological Day (GMM-2018) is celebrated around the world on the anniversary of the founding of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) in 1950. The celebratory event, in Italy, is organized by the Italian Association of Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology (AISAM), by Sapienza University of Rome, by the Air Force and by the National Council of [...]

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On the morning of Thursday 22 March, an HH139 aircraft from the 85th C-SAR (Combat - Search and Rescue) search and rescue center in Pratica di Mare (RM) made a medical flight in favor of a lady in Imminent Danger of Life (IPV). The crew, in alertness, after taking off from Pratica di [...]

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Two F-2000 Eurofighter fighters of the Italian Air Force, in readiness for the airspace surveillance service, took off quickly today morning from the Istrana air base (TV), headquarters of the 51st Wing, to intercept a AirFrance's Boeing 777 aircraft, which had suddenly lost radio contact with the Italian traffic agency [...]

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The little patient was transported aboard a Falcon 50 aircraft of the 31st Wing of Ciampino A two-year-old child in imminent danger of life was rushed yesterday evening from Alghero to Genoa aboard a Falcon 50 plane of the 31st ° Stormo dell'Aeronautica Militare to be hospitalized in the Giannina Institute [...]

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A medical transport carried out with a Falcon 50 aircraft of the 31 ° Stormo di Ciampino of the Air Force in favor of an 8-year-old child in Imminent Danger of Life (IPV) on the Olbia / Rome Ciampino route has recently been completed. The transport, requested by the Prefecture of Nuoro, was necessary because the child needed [...]

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From 8 to 11 March 2018, the Air Force will be present at the Nuova Fiera di Roma at the 10th edition of Moto Days, the reference Motorbike and Scooter Show in central-southern Italy. After the extremely positive feedback from past editions, once again this year the Armed Forces will focus on variety and completeness of the exhibition, on the richness of contents, on interactivity with [...]

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A life-threatening 89-year-old woman was transported this afternoon by an HH139 helicopter of the 15 ° Stormo CSAR of the Italian Air Force from Ponza to Latina, where she was transferred to the hospital for specialist care. The patient was accompanied and followed throughout the journey by a medical team. The mission […]

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The delivery ceremony of the eighteenth M-346 to the Italian Air Force took place today at the Venegono Superiore (Varese) production site of the Leonardo Aircraft Division. The M-346, called T-346A by the Italian Air Force, represents the spearhead of the 61 ° Stormo, the flight training department based in Galatina (Lecce). Here the pilots are trained [...]

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Promoted by the General Staff of the Air Force, on 23 February the study conference “The expedition of the Italian dirigible in 1928: an airship between ships and airplanes at the North Pole” was held at the Historical Museum of the Air Force in Vigna di Valle. Many participants: authorities, scholars, history buffs, teachers and students of the Institute of Education [...]

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Tonight the Air Force carried out two interventions for the transport of two women in imminent danger of life. The FALCON 50 ETD and C 130 J aircraft took off in the middle of last night in favor, respectively, of a 60-year-old woman waiting for a heart transplant and a [...]

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    A 26-year-old pregnant woman was transported by a Falcon 50 of the 31 ° Stormo of the Italian Air Force. The aircraft that took off from Alghero in the late morning landed a few minutes ago at the Genoa airport. The woman, who needs to be transferred as soon as possible to the Gaslini hospital in Genoa for treatment [...]

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The first F-35B assembled outside the United States landed yesterday at the Naval Air Station in Patuxent River, Maryland (USA), after completing the Atlantic crossing from Cameri Military Airport. The fifth generation aircraft, delivered to the Italian Navy last January 25 at the FACO (Final Assembly and Check Out) plant in [...]

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Similar to the emergency transport carried out yesterday, also today the Falcon 50 of the 31 ° Stormo of the Air Force, which landed a few minutes ago at the Rome Ciampino airport, transported a newborn in imminent danger of life from Cagliari. The child, in need of being transferred as soon as possible to the Bambino Gesù Hospital in Rome for specialist care, [...]

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A 54-year-old woman in danger of life due to a serious respiratory problem was transported today evening with an Air Force Falcon 50 from Pescara to Milan Linate, to then be transferred to the San Raffaele hospital for treatment specialists of the case. The aircraft, one of the aircraft assets of [...]

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The Falcon 50 of the 31st Wing of the Italian Air Force landed just a few minutes ago at Ciampino airport. It urgently transported a newborn in imminent danger of life from Cagliari, where he was hospitalized at the university hospital of the capital. The child, who needs to be transferred as soon as possible to the Bambino Gesù pediatric hospital in Rome [...]

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A medical transport carried out with a Falcon 900 Easy aircraft of the 31st Wing of Ciampino of the Air Force in favor of a newborn of just 2 months in Imminent Danger of Life (IPV) on the Cagliari / Ciampino route was concluded. The transport, requested by the Prefecture of Cagliari, was necessary because the little patient urgently needed [...]

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From 9 January the recruitment campaign for 81 Officer Students at the Aeronautical Academy is open. Applications for participation may be submitted within 30 days from the day following the publication of the announcement in the Official Gazette, 4th Special Series. The competition is open to Italian citizens who have completed the seventeenth year of age [...]

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Today the aircraft of the 31st Wing of the Air Force carried out two emergency medical flights within a few hours to transport two young patients in danger of life and allow them to be admitted to specialized health facilities. In the morning, at the request of the Prefecture of Nuoro, a 31-year-old girl was transported to [...]

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From December 12, applications are open to participate in the recruitment of 800 volunteers in the Air Force on a fixed one-year stay (VFP1). For the first time this year, the competition provides for the identification of 35 places to be allocated to the “Incursori” sector of use by the Special Forces of the Air Force. Applications for participation can be submitted by [...]

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The dream and at the same time the aspiration, the challenge of man to the laws of physics through the courage and progress of technique: it is flight, in its many forms, the leitmotif of "The dream of Icarus", on air from Monday 18 December at 19.00 pm on Rai Storia, in collaboration with the Air Force. A trip […]

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In the late morning of today, Wednesday 13 December, an AB 212 helicopter of the 80 ° Centro Combat SAR (Search And Rescue) of Decimomannu, employed by the 15 ° Stormo of the Italian Air Force, intervened to rescue an affected Korean passenger from ischemia aboard a cruise ship that was about 160 km to [...]

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(by Massimiliano D'Elia) The Lauretan Sanctuary was built in the place where, according to legend, the abode of the Virgin Mary was prodigiously transported by the Angels in the night between 9 and 10 December 1294. It dates back to the XNUMXth century of continuous pilgrimages and considered the Italian "Lourdes". The belief of this miraculous [...]

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A Falcon 50 of the 31 ° Stormo di Ciampino of the Air Force landed in the early afternoon of today at Ciampino airport, coming from Cagliari, with a six-month-old baby on board in imminent danger of life for a serious illness and in need of treatment immediate at the "Bambino Gesù" pediatric hospital in Rome. The mission, upon request [...]

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The Army Corps General Danilo Errico, Chief of Staff of the Army, "expresses to the Chief of Staff of the Air Force, Air Squad General Enzo Vecciarelli and all the personnel of the Air Force," his feeling of condolences for the death of Sergeant Major Mirko Rossi, engaged in the fulfillment of his duty, in a training activity of [...]

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(by Pasquale Preziosa) “The depth of meaning of the moral question that we have under our eyes every day still eludes us”. Littizzetto says on her show that each F35 costs 100 million euros, and with four less we could build 2000 houses. Picchio news reports the monologue held by Littizzetto within the program “Stasera casaMika”. [...]

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A medical transport from Alghero to Genoa has recently been completed in favor of a three-month-old girl in imminent danger of life. The young patient was transported to the Ligurian capital by a Falcon 50 of the 31 ° Stormo of the Air Force to be admitted to the Gaslini Hospital. The request for support was received from [...]

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The Israeli Air Force has its first female deputy commander of a fighter jet squadron. The commander-in-chief of the weapon, General Amikam Norkin, appointed her today, who also appointed two other women to top positions in the anti-missile system called the Iron Dome. The new deputy commander - whose name was not [...]

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The Air Force General Oreste Genta turns 106 today. The Armed Force proudly remembers the pilot officer who in his career has covered the history of the Air Force and who still today with out-of-the-ordinary clarity manages to cover the historic and decisive passages of the Arma Azzurra and Italy, during the darkest periods of [...]

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A C-130J aircraft of the 46th Pisa Air Brigade has just carried out a medical flight in favor of a newborn in urgent need of medical assistance. A medical transport carried out with a C-130J aircraft of the 46 ^ Air Brigade of Pisa of the Italian Air Force has recently been completed in favor of a newborn who needed [...]

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40th Anniversary of the birth of the Air Force Historical Museum The 40th anniversary of the establishment of the Air Force Historical Museum will be celebrated tomorrow at the military airport of Vigna di Valle, on Lake Bracciano, on the occasion of which there will be the ceremony of donation of the relics of the Gold Medals to Military Valor gen. Lordi and gen. Martelli Castaldi, [...]

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A medical transport carried out with a Falcon 50 aircraft of the 31 ° Stormo di Ciampino of the Air Force in favor of a 2-month-old girl in Imminent Danger of Life (IPV) on the Catania / Rome Ciampino route has recently been completed. The transport, requested by the Prefecture of Messina, was necessary because the child [...]

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The flight of a Falcon 50 of the 31 ° Stormo di Ciampino of the Air Force with on board a child of a few weeks in imminent danger of life has just ended. The medical transport was requested by the Prefecture of Cagliari to urgently transfer the little patient from the “Monserrato” hospital in Cagliari to the Gaslini hospital in [...]

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A medical transport carried out with a Falcon 50 aircraft of the 31 ° Stormo di Ciampino of the Air Force has recently concluded in favor of two patients in imminent danger of life. A 63-year-old man and a 20-day-old infant on board a thermal cot were boarded at the airport of [...]

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It is difficult to hold back the emotion listening to the words spoken by Don Fabrizio Cavone, parish priest of the San Domenico Savio parish and by Nicola Procaccini, Mayor of Terracina, dedicated to our Italian "top Gun" Gabriele Orlandi. Gabriele Orlandi, the 36-year-old Air Force pilot who tragically died during the Air Show in Terracina (Latina) and who [...]

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Two emergency medical flights were carried out yesterday, at the request of the Prefectures of Palermo and Reggio Calabria, received at the Top Situations Room of the Air Force Squad Command. The first flight took place in the morning, carried out with a Falcon 900, to transport a five-month-old baby from Palermo [...]

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Aeronautica Militare: double medical flight in a few hours to save two newborn girls in danger of life This afternoon the Air Force aircraft carried out two emergency medical flights in a few hours to transport two newborn girls in danger of life and allow their admission to specialized health facilities. On the first flight, a girl of just [...]

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An emergency medical transport from Cagliari to Rome was carried out in the late morning of today in favor of a 10-year-old girl in imminent danger of life. At 12:50 the little patient was boarded from Cagliari-Elmas airport, together with her mother and a medical team from the "Brotzu" hospital in Cagliari, aboard a Falcon [...]

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The Palazzo dell'Aeronautica, in Rome, will host the exhibition "Futurist Skies - from 10 to 17" organized by the Italian Air Force and the Italian Aeronautical and Space Medicine Association from 1916 to 1942 September to introduce the authoritative guests of the important conference international, a precious testimony of our artistic heritage expressly extended to the themes of Aviation and flight. The exhibition, curated [...]

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A 12-year-old girl in imminent danger of life was urgently transported this morning from Reggio Calabria to Rome-Ciampino with a Falcon 900 plane belonging to the 31st Wing of the Air Force to be admitted to the pediatric hospital "Bambino Jesus ”of Rome. The transport request, as happens in these cases, was received from [...]

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The 11th International Congress of Aviation and Space Medicine - (ICASM 14) will take place in Rome, from 2017 to 65 September 65, with the participation of more than 2017 scientists and experts in the sector. aero-medical from over 400 countries. The global aero-medical community will discuss both the [...]

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A 14-year-old girl in imminent danger of life was urgently transported this afternoon from Lamezia Terme to Brescia with a Falcon 900 aircraft of the 31st Wing of the Air Force to be hospitalized in a structure of the Territorial Social Health Authority (ASST) of the Civil Hospitals of the Lombard city. The transport request, such as [...]

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In Trentino-Alto Adige the tenth edition of the main Air Force air search and rescue exercise With the flag raising ceremony this morning, the "live" phase of the international air search and rescue exercise "Grifone" officially began. annually by the Air Force under the SAR agreement. Med. Occ (Search and Rescue Western Mediterranean). Flight crews [...]

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A newborn of just one day in imminent danger of life was transported urgently last night from Cagliari to Milan with a Falcon 900 aircraft of the 31 ° Stormo of the Italian Air Force. The little patient, inside a thermal cradle, was transferred to the Lombard capital to be hospitalized in the IRCCS (Institute of Hospitalization [...]

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The Italian ESA astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti, pilot officer of the Italian Air Force, the first Italian to inhabit the ISS, beating the European record of 199 days in space, joined 16 Chinese 'taikonauts' for training nine-day survival at sea off the coastal city of Yantai, China. [...]

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A medical transport carried out with a Falcon 50 aircraft of the 31 ° Stormo di Ciampino of the Air Force in favor of two women on the Alghero-Bologna route has recently been completed. The first transport had already been planned for a 20-year-old woman who had to be transported to the Imola hospital, when, just before take-off [...]

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A new section entirely dedicated to detailed forecasts on the conditions of the seas around Italy lands on the portal of the Air Force Meteorological Service (www.meteoam.it). In fact, for some days now, professionals and ordinary citizens have been able to access and consult new high-resolution maps that are intended to further enrich the offer of [...]

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Over 16000 liters of water dropped on Monte Catalfano, the mountain range that overlooks the municipality of Bagheria (Palermo) An HH-212 helicopter from the Air Force air rescue intervened this afternoon on Monte Catalfano to contribute to the extinguishing of a vast fire that developed on the mountain range overlooking the town of [...]

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The flight of a Falcon 900 Easy of the 31 ° Stormo di Ciampino of the Air Force with a two-year-old child in imminent danger of life on board has just ended. The medical transport was requested by the Prefecture of Sassari to urgently transfer the little patient from the “SS. Annunziata "of Sassari [...]

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The HH-212 helicopter of the Air Force air rescue landed a few minutes ago, which from 14,30 pm today operated in the Cautali area, in the municipality of Poggioreale (Trapani) to contribute to the extinguishing operations of a large fire also in this day of August. Over six hours in flight, with only two stops for quick refueling [...]

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Also in mid-August, the Air Force operates 24 hours a day for the safety of the country and citizens, guaranteeing control of the airspace and protecting national interests, even abroad. In compliance with political will and international agreements, the Air Force contributes to the security of the country and to the defense of vital national interests, conducting [...]

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An emergency medical transport from Elmas to Rome has recently been completed in favor of an 11-year-old child in imminent danger of life. A Falcon 50 of the 31 ° Stormo took off promptly from Ciampino (Rome) thanks to the crew already present in the field, thus greatly reducing the usual timing. It came after about [...]

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Since mid-July, the helicopters of the Air Force have been operating in Sicily as part of the defense device in support of the Civil Protection for the fight against fires. In particular, an HH-212 helicopter from the 80th CSAR Center (Combat Search and Rescue) in Decimomannu (Cagliari), equipped with a special bucket capable of loading about 700 liters of water, is [...]

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An emergency medical transport from Alghero to Bologna has recently been completed in favor of a two-year-old child in imminent danger of life. The little patient was transported to the Emilian capital, together with his father and a medical team from the San Michele di Cagliari, aboard a Falcon 900 of [...]

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The patient was transferred from the Bambino Gesù Hospital in Rome to the Niguarda in Milan on board a Falcon 50 Yesterday evening a young boy of about fourteen in imminent danger of life was transported from Rome to Milan on board an aircraft Falcon 50 of the 31 ° Stormo of the Italian Air Force. On [...]

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Two medical transports, which from the first light of dawn, involved the aircraft of the 31 ° Stormo of the Air Force in favor of people in danger of life. The first request for support, received from the Prefecture of Siena, involved a 66-year-old man destined to receive a heart transplant. The patient is [...]

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From the Trapani Birgi air base, home of the 37 ° Stormo, the commitment of the crews of the 80 ° CSAR Center (Combat Search and Rescue) of Decimomannu (Cagliari) continues in the fight against fires throughout Western Sicily. In these hours an HH-212 helicopter is engaged in firefighting activities in the Castellammare del Golfo (TP) area. The helicopter of the 80th Center is deployed [...]

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The child traveled on a Falcon 50 assisted by his parents and a medical team. Tuesday 25 July 2017. A humanitarian transport departing from Ciampino airport (Rome) with a Falcon 50 aircraft belonging to the 31st Wing of the Air Force with a 5-year-old child on board has just ended at the Galatina airport (Lecce). seriously [...]

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At the request of the Civil Protection, an HH-212 helicopter of the Italian Air Force is again operating in the Custonaci area, in the province of Trapani, to contribute to the extinguishing of the vast fire that has been ravaging the Sicilian town since yesterday. The helicopter, belonging to the 80th SAR (Search and Rescue - Research and Rescue) Center of Decimomannu (Ca), currently deployed at the Base [...]

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An HH-139 helicopter of the Italian Air Force present today in Lignano Sabbiadoro for the air show "W Lignano 2017" intervened in the afternoon, at the request of the Coast Guard, to rescue a man in imminent danger of life due to a heart attack that hit him while he was aboard a boat on the coast [...]

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Today the closing ceremony of the three-year course of the University of Rome Tor Vergata in English, Global Governance, is underway with the proclamation of graduates. The event was also attended by the Commander of the Schools of the Air Force, Air Squad General Ferdinando Giancotti who highlighted in his speech how "the Air Force has [...]

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Two F-2000 Eurofighter fighters of the Italian Air Force, in readiness for the airspace surveillance service, took off quickly in the early afternoon today from the Gioia del Colle air base (Ba), home of the 36 ° Stormo Caccia , to intercept a Belgian Embraer 450 aircraft, which took off from Ibiza (Spain) and headed for Larnaca [...]

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This morning a Falcon 50 aircraft of the 31 ° Stormo of the Italian Air Force transported a 9-year-old Italian girl suffering from a serious illness from Tirana, Albania, to Bari. The humanitarian flight was requested by the Italian embassy in Albania and authorized by the Presidency of the Council of Ministers to ensure the little patient the necessary [...]

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A C-130J aircraft of the 46 ^ Air Brigade of Pisa transported a baby girl of just 6 months from the Milan Polyclinic to Grottaglie in the early afternoon. The transfer involved boarding the ambulance inside the C-130J aircraft which contained the incubator necessary to guarantee the medical assistance it needs from a team [...]

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A Falcon 50 and two crews of the 31 ° Stormo engaged in a tight relay race with the islands to save two children in imminent danger of life. A Falcon 50 of the 31 ° Stormo di Ciampino transported a one-year-old girl in imminent danger of life from Catania to Rome today. The [...]

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Tested today in Taormina, at the municipal swimming pool, the first helicopter pad built by the 3rd Engineering Department of the Air Force of Bari to facilitate the movement of participants in the May G7. On board the HH139 of the 15 ° Stormo the Chief of Staff of the Air Force, Air Squad General Enzo Vecciarelli, who took the opportunity to [...]

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