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Italian Air Force flies to South Africa to test Storm Shadow missiles

Rome, Italy -Three Tornados IDS and a C-130J of Experimental Division will leave in September

After having ordered 200 Storm Shadow missiles, the Italian Air Force (AMI) is about to make a test cycle of the new weapon system. To this purpose, three Tornados IDS and a C-130J will go to a mission in South Africa, where they will make some polygon launches to obtain the Initial Operative Capacity (IOC). With a 1300 kg mass, 5.10 mt length and 3 mt wingspan, the Storm Shadow is a missile that...

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