AQIS
On 3 September 2014 the head of al-Qaeda Central, Ayman al-Zawahiri announced to the Islamist world the birth of a new fighting group whose main purpose was to spread the ...
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The legacy of the daring
When we talk about the bold, two things immediately come to mind: the first is Govanni Messe, the second is Col Moschin. Giovanni Messe was the glorious commander of the 9th department of ...
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Arditi, 100 years of combat Made in Italy
The 2017 is the centenary of the birth of the Arditi !. A method of combat envied by the whole world. Antonio Merendoni, an expert on the combat with white weapons ...
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Carmelo Borg Pisani - a forgotten hero (part two)
Finally on the night between 17 and 18 May 1942, with favorable weather conditions, Carmelo embarked in Portopalo (Syracuse) on the MTSM 2141 of the Decima Flottiglia Mas ...
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Carmelo Borg Pisani - a forgotten hero (first part)
At the 07,34 28 November 1942, on the gallows of the Maltese prison of Corradino, died Carmelo Borg Pisani (born in Senglea near Valletta, 10 August 1915) young ...
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The Marina of the Rising Sun, between the two world wars (1918-1941)
Japan is the best known and most unknown of the countries on earth. Deeply Asian and westernized beyond all limits and every forecast, traditionalist and ...
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The Californian aeronaval industry and the birth of a great power in great power
If the regions of the Great North (North-East and Middle-West), and the South were the architects of the independence and consolidation of US power, the West Coast was ...
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There were (once) the "embedded"
According to Aldous Huxley there are three types of intelligence: human intelligence, animal intelligence and military intelligence. But for a few years there is a fourth: the ...
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The succession of the Mullahs and the fate of the Taliban
Among the rare prominent figures that have marked the history of Afghanistan in recent decades, we certainly remember ...
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Divers and divers: the Comsubin operators
"A glorious story. A fundamental present for the security of Italy. An even more important future in a ...
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The IED threat: Iraq 2003-2006
In May of the 2003 the American troops concluded their advance towards Baghdad, definitively bending every ...
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"L" as "Made in Italy"
Whoever listens to Luciano Ligabue will find an obvious inspiration in the title of this article from the last album. This...
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Improvised explosive devices: daily threat of an old acquaintance
IEDs or Improvised Explosive Devices are among the most formidable weapons available to terrorists. They can be...
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The South of the USA between redneck tradition and aerospace supply chain
Having entered common use for a long time, the term redneck refers to the stereotypical image of the South peasant, ...
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VBM Freccia Porta-Mortar: a formidable weapon to avoid the Syrian "TOW-time"?
It happened last year in Cesano, near Rome, during an international exercise. I was visiting some ...
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The relationship between institutions and armed forces in the sculptural synthesis of Giulio Monteverde
When we talk about national unity we generally tend to remember its main protagonists. Next to the names of ...
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VIDEO: Online Defense takes you on board one of the most advanced units of the Navy, the "Alpine" FREMM
The 30 September has been delivered to the Navy the fifth unit class FREMM (European Frigates Multi program ...
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The first counterinsurgency experience for the US: the rise and fall of Ku Klux Klan
In his autobiography the Italian American manager Lee Iacocca (baptismal name to the Lido Antonio registry, whose ...
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"Centauro II" armored vehicle presented
This morning at the Army Transport and Materials School, in the military complex of Cecchignola in Rome, is ...
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The lethal arrows of the Entente: silent precursors of the aerial bombardment in the first world conflict
When in the German trenches one could hear the cry of warning that broke the throat to shout 'Pfeile' (...
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