JFCNP J-ENG Division visits the 22nd ITA AF Radar Squadron
Members from Joint Force Command Naples Joint Engineering pose for a group photo with the 22nd Italian Air Force Radar Squadron. Courtesy Photo.
Apr 24, 2017
Story by JFCNP J-ENG
NAPLES, Italy – About 20 representatives from the Joint Force Command Naples Joint Engineering Division, led by Brigadier General Serge Martigny, paid a visit to the 22nd Radar Squadron of the Italian Air Force located in Licola on April 20, 2017.
ITA AF Lieutenant Colonel Gianluca Capasso welcomed the group and gave a briefing on the 22nd Radar Squadron’s activities and its role in the NATO Integrated Air and Missile Defence System (IA&MDS).
The visit was part of the J-ENG Proficiency Training Program 2017 with the aim of developing awareness of Military Engineering support to Air Operations and enabling the delegation to see first-hand how IA&MDS works.
The visit concluded with a walk-through of the 22nd Squadron Radar’s infrastructure, focusing on the Operational Bunker Room, and ended with a hosted lunch at the local mess.
Visiting the neighboring bases is part of the campaign aimed at strengthening relations with local and regional institutions.