The amalgam camp of the “Pozzuolo del Friuli” Cavalry Brigade, carried out as part of the preparation of units for use abroad, was concluded at the permanent shooting range of Capo Teulada, Sardinia. In addition to the Brigade Command, the following took part in the training activity: the “Serenissima” lagoon regiment, the “Genova Cavalleria” regiment (4th), the III engineer regiment, the “Pozzuolo del Friuli” logistic regiment and the 11 ° transmissions regiment.
The exercises conducted during the amalgamation period, shooting with individual and department guns, the shooting school with medium 81 mm and heavy 120 mm mortars, firing platoons with “Centauro” busway, “Spyke” anti-tank missile shooting school, activities of firing by the nuclei of the chosen shooters, have allowed to consolidate the training of the units in anticipation of a future use.
In addition, theoretical and practical lessons were conducted related to Counter Improvised Explosive Device (C-IED) training, Cultural Awareness focused on the reference theater, chairs of “Stress Management”, relationship with the media and gender perspective.
The training was carried out both during the day and during the night, in order to familiarize with the equipment and means provided, operating in real environments and reacting to situations and events in compliance with the Standardized Tactical Incident Reactions (STIR).
The “Pozzuolo del Friuli” Cavalry Brigade, commanded by Brigadier General Filippo Gabriele, is the Great Army Unit called to make available assets and competences for the National Sea Projection Capacity (CNPM).