Saw use in the defense of Sicily, Naples, and Rome. Some were later seen over Berlin and Bucharest.
The First Unit
The first unit to receive the Re.2005 was the 362nd Squadron of the 22nd Group. They went to Sicily and were based at Capua from June until August 26, 1943.
Thirteen Re.2005s were captured and used by the Germans against Allied bombing raids in 1943. Some were seen defending the oil fields in Romania.