2nd Alpine Artillery Regiment

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Coat of Arms of the 2nd Alpine Artillery Regiment

The 2nd alpine Artillery Regiment Italian: 2° Reggimento Artiglieria Alpina) was 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, which distinguished itself in combat during World War I and World War II. Besides their close history, the Alpini and Mountain Artillery regiments share the distinctive Cappello Alpino. The regiment was disbanded in 2013 and its FH-70 towed howitzers were transferred to the re-raised 185th Parachute Artillery Regiment Folgore of the Folgore Parachute Brigade in Bracciano.

Current Structure[edit]

The regiment was part of the Army's Artillery Command and was equipped with FH-70 towed howitzers.

  • Regimental Command
    • Nappina artiglieria CG.png Command and Logistic Support Battery
    • Nappina artiglieria 21 btr.png 21st Target Acquisition and Surveillance Battery
    • Nappina artiglieria.png Artillery Group Vicenza
      • Nappina artiglieria 19 btr.png 19th Howitzer Battery
      • Nappina artiglieria 20 btr.png 20th Howitzer Battery
      • Nappina artiglieria 41 btr.png 41st Technical Support Battery

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