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Italy Increases Defense Spending, Sees Decades of Jobs, Technology from F-35 Joint Strike Fighter

“The JSF (Joint Strike Fighter) program in Italy will ensure Italy continues to play a leading role in this multi-billion dollar program for decades to come.” - Giorgio Mulé, Deputy Minister of State for Defense


ROME, NEW YORK (Italian Ministry of Defense) -- Our interview with Giorgio Mulé for The Voice of Business covered topics such as Italy’s global role in the aerospace and defenseindustry, the increase in the country’s defense spending, and its participation in the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program. Italy spends about 1.4% of GDP, the highest in more than seven years.


In 2021, Italy ranks 11th in the world in defense spending, with of more than $28 billion, an increase of nearly 10%.

Among other comments, Mulé, noted that:


“The JSF (Joint Strike Fighter) program in Italy will ensure Italy continues to play a leading role in this multi-billion dollar program for decades to come.”

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