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La formazione degli ufficiali delle Forze Armate italiane nella prospettiva europea


The European dimension of the training of Italian military personnel is an important aspect of defence policy, particularly in relation to the country's role in the multilateral organisations of reference (EU and NATO), Italy's commitment to international missions and the industrial policy in the fields of aerospace, security and defence. This study focuses on the European dimension of current training programs in the individual armed forces and at the interservices level. The authors highlight five shortcomings: the lack of an educational focus on the European dimension; the insufficient Europeanisation of classes; the differences between Italian and European training programs; the question of the level of internal specialization of each armed force; and the insufficient economic resources available. The authors propose three groups of options to address these issues and improve the European dimension in the training of the Italian armed forces.