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ifts a deep dive into the joint italian air force leonardo training centre
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IFTS: A Deep Dive Into The Joint Italian Air Force – Leonardo Training Centre

One of the Leonardo-owned M-346s of the International Flight Training School. (Photo: Leonardo) The IFTS will train up to 80 pilots per year using dedicated infrastructures, training ranges and reserved airspace. The International Flight Training School (IFTS) has become internationally renowned, throughout its four years of operations, as one of the most advanced and state-of-the-art …

lessons learned in ukraine helped shape falcon strike 22 the 5th gen centric european red flag
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Lessons Learned In Ukraine Helped Shape Falcon Strike 22, The 5th Gen-Centric ‘European Red Flag’

Italian F-35A and F-35B closely follow a C-130J during a photographic session for Falcon Strike 2022. (Photo: Alessandro Fucito) Designed for 5th gen fighter jets, Falcon Strike 2022 increased interoperability and cooperation to obtain the air dominance, taking also into account the lessons learned from the current situation in Ukraine. Exercise Falcon Strike 2002, held …

u s and dutch f 35s have flown without radar reflectors during first week of falcon strike 2022
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U.S. And Dutch F-35s Have Flown Without Radar Reflectors During First Week Of ‘Falcon Strike 2022’

U.S. Air Force F-35A landing at Amendola without RCS Enhancers (All photos: Stefano D’Urso/The Aviationist) Some of 5th gen. aircraft have operated in “full stealth mode” to train in the most realistic scenarios. As we already reported, F-35s from Italy, United States and the Netherlands are training together at Amendola Air Base, in southern Italy, …

f 35s from italy u s and the netherlands train together during falcon strike 2022
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F-35s From Italy, U.S. And The Netherlands Train Together During ‘Falcon Strike 2022’

An Italian Air Force F-35A of the 6° Stormo (Wing) takes off for the daily main wave of the Exercise Falcon Strike 2022 at Amendola Air Base. (All photos: Stefano D’Urso/The Aviationist) The large-scale exercise focuses on fifth and fourth-generation integration, with F-35s flying both as Blue and Red Air. From November 15 to 28, …

dissecting the italian defense planning document for 2022 2024
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Dissecting The Italian Defense Planning Document For 2022-2024

An Italian Air Force F-35B during a joint training mission with an Italian Navy F-35B. (Photo: Aeronautica Militare) The Italian MoD is continuing the modernization of the military, with investments in many areas that will also sustain the national industry. The Italian government published, during the summer, the new multiyear defense planning document (Documento Programmatico …

follow me youre in a prohibited area a slow mover intercept as seen from the targets point of view 38
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‘Follow Me, You’re In A Prohibited Area’: A Slow Mover Intercept As Seen From The Target’s Point Of View

An F-2000 in clean configuration as it catches up with the slow mover. In the box, an HH-139 helicopter appears through the starboard side window as he closely monitor the zombie. (All photos: Stefano D’Urso/The Aviationist) We have taken part in a scheduled Slow Mover Intercept exercise during which we were intercepted by Eurofighter F-2000 …