The defense participates for the first time in "outdoor expo"

(To Greater Defense)

The Ministry of Defense is participating for the first time in the event "Outdoor Expo.EU 2019", the event for lovers of sports, tourism and outdoor activities.

Land, air, fire and water: these are the elements that the men, women and vehicles of the Italian Armed Forces are going through every day and that unite them at the sport and tourism fair en plein air. From the 1 ° to the 3 March it will be possible to meet the Italian Army, the Navy, the Air Force and the Carabinieri, to get to know their experiences in contact with the four elements and to experiment with some of their training, through exercise paths and simulators. An important moment to learn about the dual capabilities of the personnel, the means and the military organization to operate in any condition and in every element, both in the case of military operations and in activities supporting the population.

At the 21 Pavilion of the Bologna Fair, visitors can get acquainted with the Military fitness Army, an athletic-sports path that simulates the basic training of the soldier where, through a circuit with obstacles and under the careful supervision of instructors, it will be possible to carry out exercises with various obstacles to test resistance, agility and strength physics.

Or try the fascinating sailing simulator of the Navy that will allow young and old to experience the wonderful sport of sailing, reproducing the maneuvers necessary to make the most of the direction and speed of the wind with military instructors by their side .

The air will be experimentable through the interactive flight simulator Typhoon of the Italian Air Force which, reproducing some sensations and the subjective view of the pilot, will give the opportunity to experience the thrill of flying in a few minutes.

Finally, with the carabinieri forest, who also have the task of protecting the fauna and the territory, you can visit the nature village, a representation of the world of biodiversity and natural resources to be protected. The Aprilia motorcycle will also be on display Caponord, enduro road transport means used by the ARMA in a mixed and uneven environment.

"Outdoor Expo" aims to bring together all the realities of the Outdoor world in one big event.