The first take-off and landing in the history of a gyroplane? On an Italian military ship!
We are now used to seeing planes take off and land on aircraft carriers, at a fast pace, together with ultra-modern helicopters that take off with geometry once ...
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Takuba: yet another descent of breeches in front of France?
Yesterday, with the overflight of the Forward Operating Base (FOB) of Menaka, Mali, by three AH-129D attack helicopters and a CH-47F heavy helicopter, it was ...
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The Future Combat Naval System according to the Italian Navy
The Navy has released a document which summarizes the vision of the Armed Force about the maritime instrument of the future, focusing on the most prominent aspects and indicating ...
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The OTO AS 450 project
In July 1942, the OTO shipyard in Livorno proposed to the Italian Royal Navy the project of an innovative escort unit with a prevalent anti-submarine and anti-aircraft vocation ...
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The clandestine units of the Defense Intelligence Agency: occult resources and movie tricks
The news published by Newsweek of the existence of clandestine units of the Pentagon and of ...
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German maintenance. Example to imitate?
If we are looking for examples that work against the military, commercial or tactical vehicle fleet, it could be the Bundeswehr to suggest an effective strategy and, ...
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Special Forces Allowance: coal for raiders
Under the tree this Christmas, shoppers and rangers found a nice gift from SME. In fact, based on what was signed last December 23 by ...
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Putin welcomes the launch of Zircon
While the Western media denounces the Russian provocations on the border with the Donbass and Kiev invokes the help of NATO to save Europe from the expansionist aims of the ...
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NATO still fears the aging MIG-31. Why is the Foxhound considered the "terrible old man"?
Five years after returning to the Middle East with its own stable military base in Syria, albeit the ...
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A forgotten act of heroism by a young USN officer who became president
On that moonless night, with engines off so as not to be intercepted, the young commander of the PT -...
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Forty years of Blackjack
On November 25, 1981, an American spy satellite transmitted unclear images of a large bomber, with wings at ...
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Germany could return to the F-35A
The coalition supporting the new German government wanted to reaffirm Germany's full adherence to the ...
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Army maintenance: ingenuity and functionality. An anecdote ...
Although the reorganization of the Armed Forces and in particular the Army has changed or replaced several tasks with ...
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The eyes of the Guardia di Finanza: flying with the P-72B
In the last decade, the Mediterranean sea has assumed a central role in what we could define as a "problematic ...
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VTLM Lince 2: the "monster" is back!
It was 14 years ago that I saw the first photos of the effects of an explosion on a Lynx. I was at the CASD (Centro ...
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The Italian missions in Iraq and Kuwait: a strategic presence
On November 26, the visit of the Hon. Matteo Perego di Cremnago, member of the Defense Commission of ...
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ACISMOM and drones, a winning combination
The "new course" of the special auxiliary military corps of the Italian Army ACISMOM (Association of ...
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ZALA Aero's Lancet 3 Russian loitering munition
The Lancet 3 is a loitering munition produced by ZALA Aero subsidiary of the Kalashnikov group and evolution of the ...
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The secrets of the shotgun: heel, toe and a lot of sensitivity
It was April '89, and I was in Rome in the AUC battalion and volunteers at the Giuseppe Perotti barracks, headquarters ...
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The selection and training of the raiders: once upon a time there was the 80 / B course
This article presents technical, specific and "real life" information thanks to the collaboration of a former ...
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