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03:12 PM, April 11, 2017
Leonardo Delivers 500th Eurofighter Typhoon To Italian Air Force
500th Eurofighter Typhoon (Image: Leonardo)

The 500th Eurofighter Typhoon has been delivered today to the Italian Air Force during a special ceremony held at Leonardo Aircraft Division’s Turin site.

Lt. Gen. Gabriele Salvestroni, Logistic Commander of the Italian Air Force, took delivery of the aircraft in the presence of Filippo Bagnato, Leonardo Aircraft Division’s Managing Director, the company said in a statement Tuesday.

Filippo Bagnato, Leonardo Aircraft Division Managing Director, said, “We are now fully committed to completing deliveries to the Italian Air Force, to develop the capabilities of the aircraft, and to the activities envisaged by Kuwait’s contract, while continuing to pursue a number of significant market opportunities around the world.”

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