Category: Weapons

OVP M1918 Submachine Gun

The Officine Di Villar Perosa - OVP M1918 submachine was a modifed double barrel OVP M1915 model from WWI. It functioned using two triggers firing 900 rpm.

Fiat-Ansaldo M 14/41 Details and Specifications

The Fiat-Ansaldo M 14/41 was an improved version of the M 13/40. Approximately 752 units were built between 1941 and 1942 and used in the Tunisian campaign.

Breda Model 35 Anti-Aircraft Gun

The Breda Model 35 was an anti-aircraft gun used by Italy during World War II. It was an effective weapon developed in 1932 and used extensively in the war.

Cannone da 75/46 C.A. modello 34

The Cannone da 75/46 C.A. modello 34 was an anti-aircraft gun produced by Italy. It was introduced in 1934 and was a reliable, and efficient weapon.

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 ...