Aviano America’s fighter town in Italy

Riccardo Niccoli visited Aviano Air Base, home to the F-16-equipped 31st Fighter Wing and learns about its training and importance to NATO

Aviano Air Base plays an important role for the United States and NATO and has a significant economic impact on the local economy. Its location within short flying time of many of the world’s trouble spots may well mean its future is assured for years to come.

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