Israeli, Italian Air Forces hold joint drill

“Lightning Shield”, which began on Sunday, he held in southern Israel

Israeli, Italian Air Forces hold joint drill

An IAF F-35I “Adir” aircraft. Photo: IAF website

The Israeli Air Force is leading the international Lightning Shield exercise, which began yesterday in Southern Israel, together with the Italian Air Force. IAF’s F-35I “Adir” aircrafts are leading the exercise, alongside four Italian F-35 planes.

“This exercise is a major milestone in the continuous collaboration between our militaries, while strengthening the unique bond between our nations,” the IDF tweeted. “This exercise will contribute towards the operational competence of the “Adir” array and will assist in expanding its capabilities.”

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