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Italian Court Acquits Finmeccanica Executives of Bribery Charges In Chopper Deal

Italian Court Acquits Finmeccanica Executives of Bribery Charges In Chopper Deal

An Italian court on Thursday acquitted senior executives of military consortium Finmeccanica of corruption charges in the VVIP helicopter deal with India, but [India’s Central Bureau of Investigation, CBI] insists that the verdict would not adversely affect its ongoing criminal […]


AFSBn-Italy prepares MRAPs for transfer to Croatia

AFSBn-Italy prepares MRAPs for transfer to Croatia

The Croatian Army received more than two dozen military vehicles from excess Army inventory at a ceremony in Croatia, April 7. The 30 Maxx PRO Plus model Mine-Resistant Ambush-Protected vehicles, known as MRAPs, were being divested from Army inventory and […]


Alenia Aermacchi Roll-Out First M-346 for Israel

Alenia Aermacchi Roll-Out First M-346 for Israel

The first M-346 advanced trainer for the Israeli Air & Space Force was rolled out today in a ceremony held at Alenia Aermacchi’s plant in Venegono Superiore, Italy. In July 2012, Alenia Aermacchi, a Finmeccanica company, was awarded a contract […]


First Italian Air Force AW101 Helicopter Makes Its Maiden Flight

First Italian Air Force AW101 Helicopter Makes Its Maiden Flight

AgustaWestland is pleased to announce that the first AW101 for the Italian Air Force, designated the HH-101A “CAESAR”, made its maiden flight at AgustaWestland’s Yeovil facility in the UK today in the presence of the Italian Air Force Chief of […]


Delivery of the First NH90 Step B to Italian Navy

Delivery of the First NH90 Step B to Italian Navy

NHI is proud to announce that the first NH90 NFH Step B has been delivered today to the Italian Navy. This fully operational naval helicopter will be assigned to the 5th Helicopter Squadron of the Italian Navy at the Sarzana-Luni […]


Italy becomes first EU state to ratify UN arms treaty

Italy becomes first EU state to ratify UN arms treaty

Italy’s parliament on Wednesday ratified the UN’s Arms Trade Treaty, which is intended to stop arms supplies to countries at war or that abuse human rights. The treaty was adopted by the United Nations in April to regulate the $80 […]


Crisis Response Marines Familiarize Italian Naval Aviation with Osprey

Crisis Response Marines Familiarize Italian Naval Aviation with Osprey

TARANTO-GROTTAGLIE AIR BASE, Italy: Members of Special Purpose-Marine Air-Ground Task Force Crisis Response, or SP-MAGTF Crisis Response, visited Taranto-Grottaglie Air Base, Italy, June 28, to familiarize Italian naval aviation leaders with the MV-22 Osprey and to also celebrate the 100th […]


First Italian Army ICH-47F Chinook Performs Its Maiden Flight

First Italian Army ICH-47F Chinook Performs Its Maiden Flight

AgustaWestland is pleased to announce that the first ICH-47F Chinook for the Italian Army successfully accomplished its maiden flight on June 24th at Vergiate in Italy. The aircraft took to the air for 15 minutes, performing as expected whilst carrying […]


First Italian FREMM Frigate Delivered

First Italian FREMM Frigate Delivered

The 29th of May 2013 was a great day for European collaboration and for Italy. One of the most significant FREMM Program High Level Objective was achieved. At Fincantieri-Muggiano premises (La Spezia) the Italian Frigate “Carlo BERGAMINI” was accepted by […]


 
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