Joe Campion

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Dutch NH90s train for new role in UK

The NH90s of 860 Squadron, Royal Netherlands Navy have become an increasingly common sight in the UK as they work up to take on additional roles and missions. Joe Campion visited the unit while it was on exercise at RNAS Yeovilton

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Italian Air Force Panavia Tornados: everything you need to know

The Tornado has been in Italian service for more than 40 years and is set to bow out in 2025. Joe Campion details the type’s story

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What transport aircraft does the Italian Air Force operate?

The Italian Air Force flies several types of mobility and transport aircraft. Joe Campion breaks down the fleet 

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Italian Air Force and the Eurofighter F-2000A: the complete story

In Italian service, the Eurofighter F-2000A provides the backbone of its air-to-air fighting force. Joe Campion speaks to a pilot and explores the Italian Air Force's long-standing relationship with the Typhoon

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What helicopters does the Italian Air Force use?

Joe Campion details the rotary contingent of the Italian Air Force

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How Italy is leading the way with the F-35A in Europe

Lockheed Martin F-35A/B Lightning II operations for Italy are now a standard practice, with the country being the first European nation to operate the F-35A in 2016, achieving Initial Operational Capability (IOC) in 2018 and looking to reach FOC in December 2023. Joe Campion explores the country’s future plans for the next-generation aircraft

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How does the Italian Air Force train its pilots?

Joe Campion details the process prospective pilots undergo before becoming official military aircrew of the Aeronautica Militare.

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Italian Air Force Air Chief reveals his top priorities

In March, the Aeronautica Militare celebrated 100 years of operations. Joe Campion recently visited Italy to explore the air force’s current structure and its future aspirations

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A Typhoon pilot perspective on Spears of Victory

AFM gained an exclusive viewpoint from No 6 Sqn pilot, Flt Lt Matthews, as he returned from Saudi Arabia after taking part in the multi-national exercise, Spears of Victory.

USAF awards $2.25bn contract to Boeing for additional KC-46As

The USAF awarded Boeing a contract - worth $2.25bn - on January 27 for the manufacture and delivery of 15 more KC-46A Pegasus tankers under Production Lot 9