1st Mountain Artillery Regiment (Italy)

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Coat of Arms of the 1st Mountain Artillery Regiment

The 1st Mountain Artillery Regiment Italian: 1° Reggimento Artiglieria da Montagna) is a field artillery regiment of the Italian Army, specializing in mountain combat. Since their formation the Mountain Artillery Regiments had served alongside the Alpini, a mountain infantry corps of the Italian Army, that distinguished itself in combat prior to World War I to World War II. The Alpini and Mountain Artillery regiments share, besides their close history, the distinctive Cappello Alpino.

Current Structure[edit]

The regiment is part of the Taurinense Alpine Brigade and is equipped with FH-70 towed howitzers.

  • Regimental Command
    • Nappina artiglieria CG.png Command and Logistic Support Battery
    • Nappina artiglieria 40 btr.png 40th Target Acquisition and Surveillance Battery "Susa’d fer"
    • Nappina artiglieria.png Artillery Group Aosta
      • Nappina artiglieria 4 btr.png 4th Howitzer Battery "La pomonite"
      • Nappina artiglieria 5 btr.png 5th Howitzer Battery "La fulmine"
      • Nappina artiglieria 6 btr.png 6th Technical Support Battery "La Garibaldi"

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