Explorers train in Sicily

(To Army Majority State)

In these days, in the province of Trapani, the training activity involving the "Aosta" brigade with the 6th Bersaglieri Regiment, the Aosta Lancers Regiment (6th) and the 4th Engineers Regiment, with the competition of an explorer platoon from the 1st Bersaglieri regiment of the “Garibaldi” brigade.

The activity aimed to increase the main capabilities of the reconnaissance units, involving the scouting platoons of light and medium infantry, the scouting platoon of the line cavalry, as well as a platoon Advanced Combat Reconnaissance Team of genius.

The objective, dictated by the training directive of the "Acqui" division, was to improve the level of training of the personnel in the application of technical-tactical procedures (TTPs), in communications, in the movements and exploitation of the land within the platoon, as part of offensive and enabling tactical activities.

The opposing party exercise was divided into day and night training sessions and saw the participation of about 150 soldiers who used the simulation systems supplied to the units.

During the exercise, the procedures for issuing orders by platoon and squad commanders, the search for improvised explosive devices, as well as the training of military rescuers in the stabilization and transport of wounded were tested.

The activities were organized and conducted in full compliance with the Covid-19 contagion prevention measures.