Italy to cut F-35 order, again?

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has said the country may reduce its order for 90 F-35 fighters as part of sweeping public spending cuts. "We will continue with our international programmes, we will continue with a strong air force but that [F-35] programme will be revised," he said in a Canale 5 television interview. Italy is looking to make 3 billion euros ($4.18 billion) worth of avings in its defence spend over the next three years. The F-35 programme is an easy target for thos...
To continue reading this story get free access