Come On Down!

THE PENTAGON HAS QUIETLY ARRANGED FOR THE USE OF AN Italian air base, just in case the Yugoslav conflict triggers international military action. Under an agreement signed in October, 12 American F-16 FIGHTING FALCONS would hop over from Germany and park at Gioia del Colle, south of Bari, Italy, when needed. The Italians have also agreed to allow expanded U.S. operations at Sigonella Air Station in Sicily.

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