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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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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The news was reported by NATO's Allied Air Command Public Affair Office. For the first time, fifth-generation aircraft will be deployed in NATO's Air Policing mission to protect Icelandic airspace for three weeks in October. Italy will be the first of the allies to deploy [...]

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