Colonel Maurizio De Angelis currently serves as C4 ISR Branch Head at the Joint Air Power Competence Centre (JAPCC) in Kalkar, Germany. He joined the Italian Air Force Academy in 1990 and obtained a degree in Aeronautical Sciences from Federico II University of Naples.
He graduated as a Military Pilot in the U.S and was assigned to the 18th Fighter Squadron at the 37th Fighter Wing – Trapani Birgi (Italy) flying F104-ASA-M and F 16 A. He is a Specialised Air Defence Operational Tactics Instructor on both F-104 and F-16 with more than 2500 flying hours.
He has participated in many NATO operations and covered positions as SQ, Operations Director, Fighter Squadron Commander, Wing Flight Safety Chief and Wing Operation Chief. He also served at the Italian Air Staff 3rd Division “General Planning and Transformation”, then at the US Joint Staff – J7 “Joint Force Development” Directorate in Suffolk, Virginia (USA) and as Italian Air Warfare Centre Director in Poggio Renatico AFB (Italy).
Most recently, Colonel De Angelis has completed his assignment as R.S.S.T.A / A.W.T.I. (Air Weapons Training Installation) Commander to Decimomannu AFB (Italy).
Information provided is current as of February 2022
Joint Air Power Competence Centre Römerstrasse 140 47546 Kalkar Germany