Research > Security and defence + Italy's foreign policy, Italy + Italy's military policy

  • The role of dual-use helicopters in the security and defence fields

    This study analyzed the possible future use of dual-use helicopters in military operations. At the same time, the project discussed the pros and cons for each use examined as well as the related...
    Start/End: 2013
  • Il ruolo dell'elicottero nel nuovo scenario militare: le prospettive italiane

    This research project started with an examination of recent military experiences and the strategic debate and moved toward consideration of the effective potentials of the helicopter in the new...
    Start/End: 1999
  • EU crisis management missions and the role of Italy

    The objective of this research project is to assess the evolution of EU crisis management missions and the participation of Italy. In particular, it aims to evaluate the effectiveness of EU missions...
    Start/End: 2009
  • The Armed Forces in the age of Information Communication Technology (ICT) and the Forza NEC Program

    The study focused on the transformation process of Armed Forces in the main NATO countries related to Information and Communication Technology (ICT), and therefore on the progressive realization of...
    Start/End: 2014
  • Education and training of Italian Armed Forces: challenges and opportunities

    The study focuses on the education and training of the Italian Armed Forces in the current operational context and in the 2015-2025 perspective, by analyzing challenges and opportunities to maintain...
    Start/End: 2014
  • Foreign investment in the emerging European security and defence market

    The aim of the study was to analyze the risks related to the purchase by foreign investors of industries operating in the security and defence sector. The study looked into supply and product...
    Start/End: 2008
  • Il sistema del supporto logistico delle Forze Armate. Problemi e prospettive

    The study examined the requirements pressing for a modern national logistics support system and the problems linked to implementing and managing it, in light of the international experience which...
    Start/End: 2000
  • Forza NEC programme and Europe

    The main goal of this project is to examine how the growing complexity of the international security environment, the increasing "joint and combined" dimension of military operations, and the new...
    Start/End: 2011
  • Defence Matters 2016

    The project aims at stimulating the Italian public debate over defence issues, in particular on the role of NATO in the current international context and Italy’s defence policy. Based on the...
    Start/End: 2016
  • Defence Matters 2015

    The project aims to stimulate the national public debate on a double focus: the Nato role in the current security environment, and the implication of the Italian White Book on International Security...
    Start/End: 2015
  • Defence Matters 2013

    The research project aims to analyze the Italian debate on military issues, in particular with respect to defence spending and Italian participation in mission abroad. Besides working on primary and...
    Start/End: 2013
  • Italy and the anti-ballistic missile defence programs

    The project analyzed the strategic, political, economic, technological and industrial implications of Italy's participation in the anti-ballistic missile defence programs proposed by the US and NATO...
    Start/End: 2008
  • MEDI (Mapping of the European Defence Industry)

    IAI role in MEDI was to support JRC (Joint Research Center) and the EU Commission's DG Market and Enterprise in gathering data and analyses related to defence industry and budgets in Italy, within a...
    Start/End: 2006
  • The role of the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) in Italy and Europe

    The research project aimed at analyzing Italy's and Europe's investment in the JSF aeronautical program, providing suggestions on how to improve the program's performance at the European level....
    Start/End: 2007
  • Defence and Security Matters 2017

    The project “Defence and Security Matters 2017: Italy”, funded by the NATO Public Diplomacy Division, contributes to the effort to communicate and discuss NATO purpose and role, particularly in...
    Start/End: 2017
  • Defence Matters 2014

    The project intended to enlarge and enhance the Italian public debate on defence issues, by focusing on the relation between national interests and the Atlantic Alliance. Based on the conclusions...
    Start/End: 2014
  • IAI report on Italian foreign policy

    Since 2014 the institute has been producing a comprehensive report on Italy's presence and interests in the international arena, the state of the art and the strategic priorities of Italian foreign...
    Start/End: 2014
  • Opinion survey on Italian foreign policy

    Since 2013 IAI, in cooperation with Centro Interdipartimentale di ricerca sul cambiamento politico (CIRCaP) of the University of Siena, has realized periodic surveys aimed at identifying and...
    Start/End: 2013
  • Italian foreign policy yearbook

    Published since 2010 to 2013 by il Mulino, the yearbook La politica estera dell'Italia [=Italy's foreign policy] examined Italy's role and action in a rapidly changing international scenario. Edited...
    Start/End: 2010
  • Italian foreign policy chronology

    From 2009 to 2011 (see Yearbooks 2010-2012), the IAI has published a detailed chronology of Italy's foreign policy that offered relevant and up-to-dated information on the international role of Italy...
    Start/End: 2009