3rd Mountain Artillery Regiment (Italy)

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Coat of Arms of the 3rd Mountain Artillery Regiment
Alpini from the 3rd Mountain Artillery Regiment on patrol in Afghanistan with VTLM Lince

The 3rd Mountain Artillery Regiment Italian: 3° Reggimento Artiglieria da Montagna) is a field artillery regiment of the Italian Army, specializing in mountain combat. Since their formation the Mountain Artillery Regiments have served alongside the Alpini, a mountain infantry corps of the Italian Army, that distinguished itself in combat during World War I and 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 Julia Alpine Brigade and is equipped with FH-70 towed howitzers.

  • Regimental Command
    • Nappina artiglieria CG.png Command and Logistic Support Battery "Maria Plozner Mentil"
    • Nappina artiglieria 24 btr.png 24th Target Acquisition and Surveillance Battery "La Bella"
    • Nappina artiglieria.png Artillery Group Conegliano
      • Nappina artiglieria 13 btr.png 13th Howitzer Battery "La Lavine"
      • Nappina artiglieria 14 btr.png 14th Howitzer Battery "La Montane"
      • Nappina artiglieria 15 btr.png 15th Technical Support Battery

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