The Special Forces
"You are not a special department just because you have a glorious, epic past, nor can the adjective special be enough to justify the allocation of huge economic resources ...
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The Vespa was also an anti-tank
Before telling you about a glorious and "atypical" two-wheeler that has never seen our military yards, let us recall with some embarrassment that the Armed Forces have also done ...
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VTMM "Bear": the national (life-saving) beast
Thanks to the availability of the Engineers Command we discovered the VTMM (Medium Multirole Tactical Vehicle) "Bear", also classified as an MPV (Medium Protected Vehicle). A...
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ANAI celebrates its centenary under the Madonna: XXX wet and lucky gathering
Born in Milan shortly after the end of the First World War, the National Autieri of Italy Association celebrated on 29, 30 and 31 October, the centenary of its ...
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USSOCOM would like Amphibious Capability for Hercules: the anti-Chinese version
During the last operations in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria the American forces, both conventional and special, have always been able to count on absolute air superiority. In...
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The Marines rifle squad
The United States is increasingly concentrating strategic resources in the South Pacific. It is hardly a secret that many military analysts almost certainly give one ...
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COMSUBIN: the GOS (Underwater Operational Group)
During the visit to COMSUBIN we had the opportunity to interview the commander of the Underwater Group of the GOS (Gruppo Operativo Underacquei), the frigate captain ...
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4x4, news and tips to face the "General winter"
Simple or refined, but certainly useful for the safety and mobility of the vehicle, four-wheel drive systems are a complicated sector even in terms of abbreviations. The older ones ...
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The 150 Chinese fighters in 4 days and the Taiwanese "porcupine" defense
The news of the creation within the CIA of a department dedicated to China1 did not surprise the ...
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Maria la Bailadora and the battle of Lepanto
October 7th is the anniversary of the battle of Lepanto and to remember the many fighters of what, however ...
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COMSUBIN: the weapons supplied to the GOI (Raiders Operational Group)
"In any case, despite the budget allocated to our sector, a strategically priority element, it is not ...
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Some clarifications regarding the article on COFS
As we anticipated, our writings have attracted some criticism. Few indeed and pretentious. There is...
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Trends and implications for Italian Security and Defense: Future Scenarios Concept
With this title, a few months ago, the document came out which, born from the application of the so-called Open Innovation ...
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COMSUBIN: the Historical Hall
“The Soldier as such is at the service of the Nation and is extraneous to ideologies and partisan commitments; the...
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A gold medal among the Italian integral: the Panda 4x4
It is said that Giorgetto Giugiaro designed, together with the designer Aldo Mantovani, the Panda in Porto Cervo during ...
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COFS: special forces and… maybe special
Established in Rome on 1 December 2004 (at the Francesco Baracca barracks), the COFS (Joint Force Command for ...
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Do unused media age? We learn from the military
The vehicles in use by the Armed Forces, in addition to those assigned to aid agencies, Regions, municipalities and public ...
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What is a Special Operation
With this article we open a chain of services dedicated to Special Operations. The choice might seem like a ...
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The Australians torpedoed the French
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison is expected to announce, shortly, the abandonment of the contract awarded to ...
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Serbia: after 58 years, farewell to Mig 21 Fishbed
A formal ceremony was held last May at Batajnica Air Base, home of 101 Lovacka ...
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