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The Breda Model 35

The Breda Model 35 on its tripod platform

The Breda Model 35 was an anti-aircraft gun used by Italy during World War II. The design was developed in 1932 and it began being used in combat by the Italian military in 1935.

Cannone da 75/46

The Cannone da 75/46 in service

The Cannone da 75/46 was an anti-aircraft gun produced by Italy and used by Italy, Germany and the Allies during World War II.

Italy’s First Jet: Campini-Caproni CC.2

Campini-Caproni CC.2 by Martin.bergner

The Campini Caproni CC2 jet, also known as the Campini-Caproni N.1, was the first jet to come out of Italy.

FIAT CR.25

FIAT CR.25

Designed and built by Celestino Rosatelli’s team in 1937, the CR25 showed itself to be one of the best Fiat’s productions in the multipurpose field. The CR25 – a solid, elegant and well-finished aircraft – soon displayed its potentials. Thanks to its good characteristics, this unit showed itself as being so flexible, as to carry out several tasks: long range fighter, medium range fast reconnoiter, light bomber and even fast passenger cargo.

FIAT CR.32

FIAT CR.32

A biplane with wings of unequal span resulting from development of the CR-30, using the same fabric covered tubular metal structure – aluminum for the wings, steel and aluminum for the fuselage. W-type Warren bracing was used between the wings. The CR-32 was of smaller dimensions and had improved maneuverability and performance. The spatted, wide track, fixed undercarriage had hydraulic shock absorbers and pneumatic brakes.