Now available the XVI edition of our Italian defence yearbook "Coccarde Tricolori". "Coccarde Tricolori 2016" includes: * Review of the most important facts, photos and news of the year 2017 in the air, sea, and land fields. * 29 illustrated in-depth articles on topical subjects. * Fact sheets on the Italian MoD and on all the Armed Forces and State Corps, including organizations, order of battle, data on personnel and balance. * Fact sheets on all the air, sea and land machines and equipment used by the Italian Armed Forces. * An English Summary Among the subjects of this edition: exclusive reports on the first Italian Air Force F-35 unit, the Brigata Alpina "Taurinense" (Italian mountain troops), the EU sea operation "Atalanta", the Eurofighter Typhoon in Swing-role operations, the Italian military satellite systems and programs, the new Leonardo P-72 Maritime Patrol Aircraft, two Army and Navy main depot and maintenance centres, the Italian Army sniper courses, and much, much more!