Italy—Cavour Carrier Due To Begin F-35B Trials In February

Naval News | 01/13/2021

Italian naval officials say that the Cavour aircraft carrier will start F-35B qualification operations off the U.S. East Coast next month, reports Naval News. The Cavour is scheduled to arrive in Norfolk, Va., in a few weeks to begin preparations for F-35B operations, said Capt. Gianfranco Vizzini, the Italian naval attache. The campaign, primarily supported by the U.S. Marine Corps, is scheduled to run for six weeks. In May 2020, the Cavour completed a 16-month refit to integrate...

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