Armament

Caproni Campini N.1: World’s Second Jet Aircraft

The Campini Caproni N1 jet, also known as the Campini Caproni CC2, was the first jet to come out of Italy. It was the world’s second jet plane.

Fiat CR.32 Biplane Fighter

The Fiat CR.32 biplane fighter performed exceptionally well during the Spanish Civil War. However, it was outmatched after Italy entered World War Two.

Fiat G.50 Freccia Italian Fighter

The Fiat G.50 Freccia was the first single-seat monoplane fighter designed and built in Italy in 1937. It was obsolete by the time World War Two started.

The Formidable Fiat G.55 Centauro

Many aviation experts consider the FIAT G.55 Centauro as the best single seat fighter made by the Italian air force in World War Two. Read more on Fiat G55.

Fiat CR.25 Overview and Specifications

The Fiat CR.25 was built in 1937. It served well in many multi-role functions such as long-range fighter, reconnaisance, light bomber, and passenger cargo.

Savoia-Marchetti SM.75 Marsupiale

Background on the Savoia-Marchetti SM.75 The Savoia-Marchetti SM.75 Marsupiale was a civilian airliner which the Regia Aeronautica primarily utilized for military personnel and cargo flights. Military version of the Savoia-Marchetti SM.75 ...

Caproni Ca.310 Overview and Specifications

The Caproni Ca.310 was an Italian reconnaissance and light bomber monoplane which first flew on 20 February 1937 and retired from service in 1948.

Cannone da 47/32 mod 1935

Background on the Cannone da 47/32 mod 1935 Austrian company Böhler originally designed and manufactured this 47 mm gun in 1935. Italy obtained a license to produce it as the Cannone da 47/32 mod 1935 in 1937. In fact, Italian production reached a ...

Obice da 75/18 Modello 34/35

Developed by the Italians in 1934, the Obice da 75/18 modello 34 was a sound and thoroughly useful little howitzer intended for the mountain role.

Obice da 210/22 Modello 35 Howitzer

The Obice da 210/22 howitzer was a nicely designed artillery piece which entered Italian service in 1938. However, only 20 were produced by autumn of 1942.

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