Italy is member of the EATC
Thursday 4 December - 16:31h | News & Press updates
Today, on December 4th 2014, the leading Italian General in his function of the Italian Air Force, General Pasquale Preziosa signed the respective Note of Participation (NoP), making Italy immediately a member state of the European Air Transport Command. After Luxembourg and Spain, Italy is the third European nation to join the founding nations of the EATC. Its relatively modern AT- fleet consists of 37 tactical and strategic assets. Italy will transfer the authority to the EATC of all Boeing KC 767A, seven Alenia C-27 J Spartan as well as the whole Lockheed C-130 J Hercules fleet.
Words: Norbert Thomas
Pictures: Norbert Thomas, Italian Air Force, Martin Gesenhoff
The Italian Minister of Defence H.E. Roberta Pinotti, COM EATC MG Christian Badia and the
representatives of the EATC Participating Nationsin Rome
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