Rome: IED Discovered, Destroyed In Front of Stadio Olimpico Ahead of 2020 Euro Game

The homemade bomb was allegedly reported as a suspicious-looking package on a car in the Prati area, just a couple of miles from the stadium. According to Italian news outlet Il Messaggero, it was a “machine with some suspicious threads” Read More …

Representatives of 12 countries discuss mine action in Ukraine

An international online conference on mine action in Ukraine was held at the Ivan Chernyakhovsky National Defence University of Ukraine with the assistance of the Defence Education Enhancement Programme (DEEP). “The participants discussed the mine action system in Ukraine, the Read More …

Libya, Italy sign military cooperation agreement

The Government of National Accord (GNA) and Italy signed a military cooperation agreement in Rome on Friday as an effort to develop and build capabilities. Libya’s Defence Minister Salah Al-Din Al-Namroush and his Italian counterpart signed the agreement concerning establishing Read More …

Virtual Battlespace 3 Provides Training Opportunities During Coronavirus Restrictions

Vicenza, ITALY — Since the implementation of COVID-19 related restrictions in Italy, U.S. Army paratroopers assigned to the 173rd Airborne Brigade have relied heavily on the Virtual Battlespace 3 program at the Vicenza Mission Training Complex on Caserma Ederle. Virtual Read More …

Belgium, Italy and Slovakia Contribute to Humanitarian Clearance in Iraq

The United Nations Mine Action Service (UNMAS) is continuing its life-saving work in Iraq. UNMAS is grateful for the support it received from three generous donors. The Governments of Belgium (USD 1.6 million), Italy (USD 784,000) and the Slovak Republic Read More …

Italian police seize ‘astonishing’ stash of explosives, guns and drugs in mafia stronghold

Italian police said on Wednesday they had found over 2.5 kilos of explosives, over a kilo of cocaine and 14 weapons, including machine guns, in a mafia stronghold. The haul was discovered in a garage by a sniffer dog during Read More …

Italy donates 585,000 euros to explosive hazard clearance in Iraq

Italy has committed a further 585,000 euros to UNMAS, the UN’s mine clearing agency, to support efforts to clear Iraq of landmines and unexploded remnants of war, allowing displaced families to return. Years of war with ISIS have left the Read More …