"Combined Impact Plus 2020" exercise

(To Army Majority State)

From 5 to 9 October last, at the "Garibaldi" barracks and the training area of ​​San Martino in Trignano, the "Combined Impact Plus 2020" exercise was held, organized by the 2nd "Cengio" grenadier battalion based in Spoleto in favor of VFP1 of the 4th block 2019 newly assigned to the departments of the “Granatieri di Sardegna” brigade.

The exercise, carried out in full compliance with the anti-COVID 19 provisions in force, provided for a series of training activities, and at the end of which a systematic team attack, both day and night, organized as Field Training Exercise, to opposing parties (Force on Force) with the use of the “MILES” simulation system.

The exercise, representing the final act of a 4-week training course, complementary to what was carried out at the RAVs, aimed at making young volunteers acquire the skills to work in pairs within the team and to conduct operations in offensive combat.

For the 2nd "Cengio" battalion, after a period of interruption due to the limitations imposed by the anti-COVID 19 containment measures, it was also an opportunity to exploit the educational potential of the "rock drill" classroom (with reproduction of the training in Trignano) and other classrooms dedicated to planning operations for smaller units.