NATO: Bright Armored 22 exercise for Aries concluded

(To Greater Defense)

The commander of the Northern Operational Forces, general Salvatore Camporeale, accompanied by the commander of the 132nd "Ariete" armored brigade, Brigadier General Roberto Banci, attended the final event of the "Bright Armored 22" exercise, a multinational activity planned as part of the NATO Readiness Initiative (NRI) and conducted in the Cellina-Meduna training area.

The exercise, with the troops on the ground (live exercise), was developed in the period from 15 to 24 June 2022, under the leadership of the 132nd tank regiment, with the participation of a CBRN defense platoon of the Slovenian Army, an Albanian Army infantry platoon, two Montenegrin officers and other assets belonging to the permanent training company of the regiments of the “Ariete” armored brigade.

The activity aimed to test interoperability with other Nations contributing to NRI in a warfighting context and to deepen the knowledge of capabilities, equipment and procedures.

La Bright Armored 2022 was conducted on the premise of the next training commitment, the exercise Iron Armored.