ABOUT US

Online Defense is an independent journalistic headline (Royal Court of Rome No. 302 of 12 / 12 / 2013) specialized in the Defense and related industry sectors. With over 1 million pages visited in the month of July 2016 (data Google Analytics) is the most followed in Italy.

Expand your skills beyond information with geopolitical analysis, strategy studies and report made in different theaters of crisis. The editorial team consists of journalists, analysts and reporters alongside external collaborators including military service and leave or simply enthusiasts.

The goal of Online Defense is to spread a "defense culture" no longer as a niche phenomenon but as a reality accessible to all, without partiality or prejudice. Online Defense is an independent editorial project funded by sponsorships and donations from users. It is in no way bound to the Armed Forces, Arms Associations or Public and Private Entities. The views expressed reflect only the authors' thought.

The published material, unless otherwise specified, is of Online Defense property and is granted for personal use only. Any other use or retransmission, without prior authorization and indication of the source, is prohibited.

Andrea Cucco
Site Manager

ANDREA CUCCO

Journalist, graduated in law, holds a Master's Degree in International Strategic-Military Studies at the CASD (Center for High Defense Studies) in Rome.

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Francesco Bergamo
Deputy director

FRANCESCO BERGAMO

He studied demodoxology and open sources, followed FFAA in crisis areas as an embedded journalist. He contributed to the production of television documentaries on FFAA and collaborated with Defense and Defense Information Pages on Open Source Intelligence. Conference lecturer on demodoxology-Osint, has collaborated with the University of Trieste.

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Analysis

DAVID ROSSI

Graduated in Political Sciences with international and community orientation at LUISS Guido Carli in 1999, David is an expert in Strategic Studies with studies between Italy and Switzerland. He manages a British company that deals with training for international students, very active in the EMA region.

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Tiziano Ciocchetti
Military World

TIZIANO CIOCCHETTI

He graduated in Medieval, Modern and Contemporary History at the University of Rome La Sapienza. He studied military topics such as special forces, light weapons, armored vehicles and military history.

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Marco Valerio Verni
Right

MARCO VALERIO VERNI

Attorney-at-law, holds the same international law firm. He is experienced in Criminal Law and Military Criminal Law, as well as a Qualified Director of International Military Law for the Armed Forces. He has attended the "CSDP Orientation Course" and the Civil Security Aspects of Crisis Management course of the European Security and Defense College in Brussels, the 16 ° Corso Cocim (Civil-Military Cooperation) , 17 ° Course for Legal Adviser in the Armed Forces and 15 ^ Special Session (67 ^ Ordinary) of the IASD - Institute for Defense Studies. He is currently a member of the International Relations Division of the Rome Bar Association, as well as a member of the International Society for Military Law and the Law of War.

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Alessandro Rugolo
Cyber

Alessandro Rugolo

Graduated in Strategic Sciences and International and Diplomatic Sciences, he has acquired particular national and international experience in the field of Information and Communication Technology. He is author of two books and a number of articles on the blog: http://tuttologi-accademia.blogspot.it

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Gianluca Celentano
Means

GIANLUCA CELENTANO

Bus driver and guide instructor with wide views and interests. Defined by "his" a driving technician, Gianluca is sensitive to the social issues of the weakest. Former Vfp, he is a volunteer and every now and then he is engaged as a reservist.

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Francesco Fameli
Right

FRANCESCO FAMELI

Lawyer, is the owner of the homonymous law firm. He graduated magna cum laude from the University of Florence. He is an expert in administrative law, with particular reference to military law, the law of arms and the law of public procurement and urban planning. He is the author of scientific contributions in the fields of administrative law, military law, public employment and legal informatics (published, among other things, by New York University and, at national level, by the journal Informatica e Diritto of CNR-MIUR.

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Stefano Marras
Military World

STEFANO MARRAS

He graduated in historical sciences (specialistic degree) at the University of Bologna with honors and a scholar of military and geopolitical themes. He has collaborated with various online magazines, one of which in English is based in London.

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Maria Grazia Labellarte
Analysis

MARIA GRAZIA LABELLARTE

Born in Venezuela, she graduated in Political Science with a Master in Peacekeeping and Security, University of Roma Tre, with a final paper authorized by SME and UN Brindisi entitled Logistics of UN: Unifil and Logistics base Brindisi. He is also a Qualified Adviser for civilian and military personnel and for the application of the DIU in armed conflicts and in CROs. He is already the author of numerous analyzes and interviews with the military and security world. Already a Bosch multinational logistics planner. Former English Language Teacher Italian Army. She was nominated as Officer of the selected Reserve of the Navy, with attribution of rank and role.

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Mario Veronesi
History

MARIO VERONESI

Pavese, class 1949, naval and river navigation history scholar. Author of numerous articles published on prestigious industry magazines, including monthly: Military Magazine, Naval League, Marinas of Italy, and Maritime Magazine edited by the Military Navy State. The latest books published: Samurai on the Pacific, the Japanese imperial naval from origins to World War II (2013) - From Tsar to Soviets from the Russian Navy from 1600 to 1939 (2014) - The crew tells stories of sailors (2015) On the waterways, boats, men, goods, curiosities and legends on the big river (2016).

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Antonio Vecchio
Analysis

ANTONIO OLD

Journalist, graduated in Strategic Sciences, has been professionally trained in Italy, Germany, the Netherlands and the USA. He has operated in Somalia, Albania, Kosovo and Iraq in the framework of Peace Keeping and Peace Enforcing operations. She is interested in geopolitics, but not only.

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Giusy Federici
Military World

GIUSY FEDERICI

Professional journalist, photographer, freelance, degree in Literature with specialization in languages ​​and oriental cultures. He has made reports in conflict zones both as embedded and through open sources. He collaborates with Difesa Online, with periodicals of firefighters where he writes about urgent technical assistance including joint work between FF.AA and VV.F in case of disasters, with other national and foreign newspapers.

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