Aosta Mechanized Brigade

Aosta Mechanized Brigade

The Aosta Mechanized Brigade is a mechanized infantry brigade of the Italian Army, based on the island of Sicily. The Brigade is one of the oldest of the Italian Army and the name connects the brigade to its original area of recruitment the Aosta Valley.

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Aosta Mechanized Brigade - Today
6th Cavalry 6th Bersaglieri 62nd Infantry 4th Engineer Aosta Mechanized Brigade unit locations 2012 When in 1991 the Italian Army disbanded a large number of its mechanized brigades in Northern Italy ... Accordingly the brigade changed its name on 18 August 1992 to Aosta Mechanized Brigade ... In the same year the brigade began its six-year involvement in the Operation "Sicilian Vespers" a security and policing operation in Sicily undertaken by the Italian armed forces ...
Aosta Mechanized Brigade - Equipment
... The infantry regiments and the Bersaglieri regiment of the brigade are equipped with Freccia wheeled infantry fighting vehicles ... The Lancieri di Aosta regiment is equipped with Centauro wheeled tank destroyers and Puma 4x4 armored personnel carriers ...

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