Italian Eurofighters complete enhanced air policing in Romania

Photo: Italian Eurofighters fly alongside Romanian MiG-21 LanceRs. Photo Giovanni Colla


On August 8 , the Aeronautica Militare (Italian Air Force) completed its ‘Black Shield’ mission, executing NATO’s enhanced Air Policing in Romania. During an official ceremony at Mihail Kogalniceanu Air Base, Maj Gen Constantin Dobre, Deputy Chief of the Romanian Air Force said farewell to the Italian Eurofighter detachment represented by Maj Gen Gianni Candotti, Chief of the Air Force Operational Command.

A full report will appear in the October issue of Combat Aircraft along with stunning photos from Giovanni Colla.

Photo: Giovanni Colla

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