Lieutenant Colonel

Livio 

Rossetti 

Joint Air Power Competence Centre (2018-2022)

Lieutenant Colonel Livio Rossetti was commissioned in the Italian Army in 1993, as an infantry officer. After three years he transited to the Army Aviation schools and graduated as a rotary-wing pilot in 1998. He has served as Platoon Commander, Squadron Commander, and S3-cell Chief. He has flown utility helicopters: AB-206, AB-205, AB-212, AB-412, as well as, the AW-129 Mangusta combat helicopter. He has been deployed to the Balkans Peninsula (Albania, Kosovo), Middle East (Lebanon, Iraq), and Central Asia (Afghanistan) several times as an aircrew member or a staff officer. He is also a qualified CBRN (Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear) specialist, an airmobile instructor, and he is currently stationed at the JAPCC as the Air-Land Operations SME in the Combat Air Branch.

Information provided is current as of July 2022

From the Author

Human-Machine Interface: An Evolutionary Necessity

Developing Benchmarks for Future Driven Interface Designs
By Lt Col 
Imre 
Baldy 
By Lt Col 
Livio 
Rossetti 
Optimal pilot-aircraft interaction has always been considered a cornerstone for achieving effective operational performance while maintaining a high level of safety during a task or mission. As more and more complex flight tasks are carried [...]

Future Battlespace Management

Fighting and Winning in the Increasingly Complex Air Operations Environment of the Future
By Lt Col 
Livio 
Rossetti 
Robust Anti-Access and Area-Denial (A2/AD) structures, coupled with the proliferation of advanced technologies across multiple domains, will dominate the third dimension in the coming decades. Potential adversaries will blend conventional, asymmetric, and hybrid capabilities across [...]

Air-Land Integration – NATO’s Strategic Joint Challenge

The Importance of Education and Training for Improving Joint Force Interoperability
By Lt Col 
Sarah V. 
Fortin 
By Lt Col 
Livio 
Rossetti 
As airmen and soldiers working in a joint force environment, various definitions and associations come to mind when discussing the extensive and historically important topic that entails the military effects of Air-Land Integration (ALI). ALI [...]

Information Environment Panel Introduction

Competing in the Information Environment
By Lt Col 
Livio 
Rossetti 
According to the US Department of Defense’s 2018 National Defense Strategy, ‘we are facing increased global disorder, characterized by decline in the long-standing rules-based international order – creating a security environment more complex and volatile [...]

Manned-Unmanned Teaming

A Great Opportunity or Mission Overload?
By Lt Col 
Livio 
Rossetti 
In the next decade, a number of nations will replace or update their current helicopter fleets. Aware of this, the NATO community has set up different working/study groups, to determine the requirements for the new [...]

Mission and Vision of Italian Army Aviation

An Interview with General Paolo Riccò, Commander of Italian Army Aviation
By Brig Gen 
Paolo 
Riccò 
By Lt Col 
Livio 
Rossetti 
Over the last thirty years, without interruption, Italian Army Aviation has been employed in missions abroad and has operated in a broad spectrum of geographic and climatic locations. Army Aviation has adapted to combat multidimensional [...]

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