The joint exercise concluded and coordinated by the Poggio Renatico Aerial Operations center was concluded, involving personnel from the 72 Stormo of Frosinone, the Campania Regional Service of the CNSAS (National Alpine and Speleological Rescue Corps) and the Italian Red Cross "Committee of Frosinone".
The training event, aimed at improving synergies in the field of search and rescue, saw the operators involved in theoretical and practical activities, aimed at the intervention of rescue teams following the simulation of a disaster, a plane accident or simply of missing / injured in a hostile environment.
The operations took place in the Campore area of the Municipality of Guarcino (FR), located in the Ernici Mountains at a height of about 1.500 meters above sea level. In the area, the base camp was built in which more than 50 rescuers joined, operating in unfavorable weather conditions, installed a mobile awning with the function of a command and control center for activities. The Stormo TH-500 helicopters were also used in the operations, which provided support to CNSAS operators.
At the end of the exercise, the commander of the 72 ° Stormo, Colonel Davide Cipelletti, expressed his profound satisfaction with the training objectives achieved; "these activities represent a fundamental moment of encounter between organizations and agencies that contribute to the management of emergencies and disasters, allowing to increase mutual knowledge and standardization of operating procedures, in order to obtain maximum effectiveness and safety if called to intervene".