CVW-1 Exercises with Italian Air Force

December 4, 2018 – Aircraft from Carrier Air Wing One (CVW-1) embarked on USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) conducted integrated flight operations with the Italian Air Force, Nov. 29. The exercise utilized F/A-18s from CVW-1’s fighter squadrons, which integrated with Eurofighter Typhoon fighter aircraft from the Italian Air Force. “Every time we fly integration events with other countries, we learn about different ways to plan and communicate,” said Lt. Steven Lozano, assigned to CVW-1 strike operations. “Additionally, we gain valuable experience training with aircraft types other than our own…

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CVW-1 Exercises with Italian Air Force

From May 28 to June 7, aircraft from Carrier Air Wing One (CVW-1), embarked aboard USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75), are conducting integrated flight operations with the Italian Air Force. “Italy is a key partner in ensuring security and stability in the region, and this opportunity to integrate with the Italian Air Force helps us both to refine tactics and increase our interoperability as we work toward mutual goals,” said Rear Adm. Gene Black, commander, Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group. “We’re stronger when we can fight together, and…

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