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The article provides an overview of the entire chain of command and organization of the Italian Army after the reform of 1 October 2016 and includes all currently active units. The Armed Forces of Italy are under the command of the Italian Supreme Defense Council, presided over by the President of the Italian Republic. The Italian Army is commanded by the Chief of the Army General Staff or "Capo di Stato Maggiore dell’Esercito" in Rome.[1]

Chief of the Army General Staff[]

The Chief of the Army General Staff in Rome, a four star general, commands the entire Italian Army. However the Army General Staff itself is commanded by the Vice-Chief of the Army General Staff. The only two commands that are part of the office of the Chief of the Army General Staff are the Personnel Disposition Department and the Army Administrative Responsibility Center. All other functions are delegated to sub-commands.

Army General Staff[]

The Army General Staff in Rome is tasked with analysis, research, development and general tasks of the army.

  • Army General Staff in Rome (Lazio)
    • Vice-Chief of the Army General Staff Office
    • Administration Office
    • Special Operations Office
    • General Security Office
    • Document Transfer Office
    • General Financial Planning Office
    • Infrastructure Department
    • Central Surveillance, Prevention, and Protection Service Coordination Direction
    • Army Unified Salary Center in Rome (Lazio)
    • Army Selection and National Recruitment Center in Foligno (Umbria)
    • Military Penitentiary Organization in Santa Maria Capua Vetere (Campania)
    • Army Olympic Sport Center in Rome (Lazio)
    • Central Logistic Group in Rome (Lazio)
      • Command Battalion in Rome (Lazio) providing security and support to the Army General Staff
      • CoA mil ITA autogr manovra 11.png 11th Transport Regiment "Flaminia" in Rome (Lazio) providing transport for the Defense General Staff

NATO Rapid Deployable Corps - Italy[]

The NATO Rapid Deployable Corps - Italy (NRDC-IT) is a multi-national, deployable Corps Command assigned to NATO. It is located in Solbiate Olona and has a support brigade at its dependency.

  • CoA mil ITA brg NRDC IT.png NATO Rapid Deployable Corps - Italy in Solbiate Olona (Lombardy)
    • CoA mil ITA brg NRDC IT.png NRDC-IT Support Brigade in Solbiate Olona (Lombardy)
      • CoA mil ITA rgt trasmissioni 01.png 1st Signal Regiment in Milan (Lombardy)
        • CoA mil ITA rgt trasmissioni 01.png Battalion "Spluga"
        • CoA mil ITA btg trasmissioni 231.png Battalion "Sempione"
      • CoA mil ITA rgt logistico 33.png (33rd) Tactical and Logistic Support Regiment in Solbiate Olona (Lombardy)

Operational Terrestrial Forces Command - Army Operational Command[]

The Operational Terrestrial Forces Command - Army Operational Command (Italian language: Comando delle Forze Operative Terrestri - Comando Operativo Esercito , abbreviation: COMFOTER COE) is the operational command of the army. The command is headquartered in Rome. In case of war it would command the army's brigades.

Army Special Forces Command[]

The Army Special Forces Command (Comando delle Forze Speciali dell'Esercito (COMFOSE)) in Pisa commands the army's special operation forces:

  • CoA mil ITA COMFOSE.png Army Special Forces Command in Pisa (Tuscany)

Army Aviation Command[]

The Army Aviation Command in Viterbo trains and maintains the army's non-combat flying formations, and provides four operational helicopters regiment to COMFOTER COE.

  • CoA mil ITA AVES.jpg Army Aviation Command in Viterbo (Lazio)
    • CoA mil ITA centro aves.png Army Aviation Instruction Center in Viterbo (Lazio)
      • 1st Squadron Group "Auriga" in Viterbo (Lazio)
      • 1st Squadron Group "Sestante" in Viterbo (Lazio)
Army Aviation Brigade[]
  • Army Aviation Brigade in Viterbo (Lazio)
    • CoA mil ITA rgt aves 1.png 1st Army Aviation Regiment "Antares" in Viterbo (Lazio)
    • CoA mil ITA rgt aves 2.png 2nd Army Aviation Regiment "Sirio" in Lamezia Terme (Calabria)
      • 21st Squadron Group "Orsa Maggiore" in Elmas (Sardinia) with one AB 205A squadron
    • Emblema 3° Reggimento Elicotteri Operazioni Speciali “Aldebaran”.png 3rd Special Operations Helicopter Regiment "Aldebaran" in (Viterbo) (Lazio)
      • 26th Squadron Group "Giove" with one CH-47F "Chinook", one AB 412 and one NH90 squadron
    • CoA mil ITA rgt aves 4.png 4th Army Aviation Regiment "Altair" in Bolzano (South Tyrol)
      • 34th Squadron Group "Toro" in Venaria Reale with two AB 205A squadrons
Army Aviation Support Command[]

Army Aviation support regiments provide maintenance services and logistic support to the army's fleet of helicopters and airplanes.

  • Army Aviation Support Command in Viterbo (Lazio)
    • CoA mil ITA rgt sost aves 1.png 1st Army Aviation Support Regiment "Idra" in Manziana (Lazio)
    • CoA mil ITA rgt sost aves 2.png 2nd Army Aviation Support Regiment "Orione" in Bologna (Emilia-Romagna)
    • CoA mil ITA rgt sost aves 3.png 3rd Army Aviation Support Regiment "Aquila" in Orio al Serio (Lombardy)
    • CoA mil ITA rgt sost aves 4.png 4th Army Aviation Support Regiment "Scorpione" in Viterbo (Lazio)

Alpine Troops Command[]

Alpini from the Taurinense Brigade.

The Alpine Troops Command (Italian language: Comando Truppe Alpine , abbreviation: COMTA) commands the Mountain Troops of the Italian Army, called Alpini (English: Alpines). The command is headquartered in Bolzano.

Division Tridentina[]

The Division Tridentina is a non-deployable division command within COMTA in Bolzano.

  • Divisione Tridentina 2017.png Division "Tridentina" in Bolzano (South Tyrol)
    • Divisione Tridentina 2017.png Command and Tactical Support Battalion "Tridentina" in Bolzano (South Tyrol)
Alpine Brigade Taurinense[]
Alpine Brigade Julia[]

Alpine Training Center[]

The Alpine Training Center trains Italian troops in mountain warfare and winter warfare and its 6th Alpini Regiment prepares and manages the army's military exercises in the Puster Valley.

  • CoA of Centro di Alpinismo.png Alpine Training Center in Aosta (Aosta)
    • CoA of Centro di Alpinismo.png Training Center in Aosta (Aosta)
    • CoA mil ITA rgt alpini 006.png 6th Alpini Regiment "Bassano" in Brunico (South Tyrol)
    • CoA of Centro di Alpinismo.png Alpine Training Center - Sport Department in Courmayeur (Aosta)

Territorial Areas[]

The COMALP also controls five administrative Army Military Commands tasked with public duties, recruitment, administration of the reserves, public information, and promotional activities. The Army Military Command "Trentino-Alto Adige" covering the Trentino-Alto Adige/SouthTyrol region is an integral part of COMALP:

  • Army Military Command "Val d'Aosta" in Aosta, covering the Aosta Valley region
  • Army Military Command "Liguria" in Genoa, covering the Liguria region
  • Army Military Command "Lombardia" in Milan, covering the Lombardy region
  • Army Military Command "Piemonte" in Turin, covering the Piedmont region

Operational Forces Command North[]

An NH90 Helicopter of the Italian Army

The Operational Forces Command North (Italian language: Comando Forze Operative Nord , abbreviation: COMFOP Nord) commands the brigades in the North of Italy. The command is headquartered in Padua and successor to the army's V Army Corps.

Division Friuli[]

The Division "Friuli" is a deployable division command headquartered in Florence.

  • Divisione Friuli 2017.png Division "Friuli" in Florence (Tuscany)
    • Divisione Friuli 2017.png Command and Tactical Support Battalion "Friuli" in Florence (Tuscany)
Airmobile Brigade Friuli[]
  • CoA mil ITA airmobile bde Friuli.png Airmobile Brigade "Friuli" in Bologna (Emilia-Romagna)
    • CoA mil ITA airmobile bde Friuli.png Command and Tactical Support Battalion "Friuli" in Bologna (Emilia-Romagna)
    • CoA mil ITA rgt fanteria 066.png 66th Airmobile Infantry Regiment "Trieste" in Forlì (Emilia-Romagna) with VTLM Lince vehicles
    • CoA mil ITA rgt aves 5.png 5th Army Aviation Regiment "Rigel" in Casarsa (Friuli-Venezia Giulia)
      • 27th Squadron Group "Mercurio" with two NH90 transport helicopter squadrons and one A109A EOA reconnaissance helicopter squadron
      • 49th Squadron Group "Capricorno" with three A129D Attack Helicopter squadrons
      • Flight Support Group "Lupo"
    • CoA mil ITA rgt aves 7.png 7th Army Aviation Regiment "Vega" in Rimini (Emilia-Romagna)
      • 25th Squadron Group "Cigno" with three NH90 transport helicopter squadrons
      • 48th Squadron Group "Pavone" with three A129D attack helicopter squadrons
      • Flight Support Group
Cavalry Brigade Pozzuolo del Friuli[]
132nd Armored Brigade Ariete[]
Paratroopers Brigade Folgore[]
  • CoA of the Folgore Brigade.svg Paratroopers Brigade "Folgore" in Livorno (Tuscany)
    • CoA of the Folgore Brigade.svg Command and Tactical Support Battalion "Folgore" in Livorno
    • CoA mil ITA rgt cavalleria 03.png 3rd Cavalry Regiment "Savoia Cavalleria" in Grosseto (Tuscany) with Centauro tank destroyers
    • CoA mil ITA rgt paracadutisti 183.png 183rd Paratroopers Regiment "Nembo" in Pistoia (Tuscany) with VTLM Lince vehicles
    • CoA mil ITA rgt paracadutisti 186.png 186th Paratroopers Regiment "Folgore" in Siena (Tuscany) with VTLM Lince vehicles
    • CoA mil ITA rgt paracadutisti 187.png 187th Paratroopers Regiment "Folgore" in Livorno (Tuscany) with VTLM Lince vehicles
    • CoA mil ITA rgt artiglieria 185.png 185th Artillery Paratroopers Regiment "Folgore" in Bracciano (Lazio) with M56 105mm pack howitzers
    • CoA mil ITA rgt genio 08.png 8th Engineer Paratroopers Regiment in Legnago (Veneto)
    • CoA mil ITA rgt logistico folgore.png Logistic Regiment "Folgore" in Pisa (Tuscany)
    • CoA mil ITA centro paracadutismo.png Parachuting Training Center in Pisa (Tuscany)

Territorial Areas[]

The COMFOP Nord also controls eight administrative Army Military Commands tasked with public duties, recruitment, administration of the reserves, public information, and promotional activities. The Army Military Command "Veneto" covering the Veneto region is an integral part of COMFOP Nord:

  • Army Military Command "Abruzzo" in L'Aquila, covering the Abruzzo region
  • Army Military Command "Emilia Romagna" in Bologna, covering the Emilia-Romagna region
  • Army Military Command "Friuli Venezia Giulia" in Trieste, covering the Friuli-Venezia Giulia region
  • Army Military Command "Marche" in Ancona, covering the Marche region
  • Army Military Command "Molise" in Campobasso, covering the Molise region
  • Army Military Command "Toscana" in Florence, covering the Tuscany region
  • Army Military Command "Umbria" in Perugia, covering the Umbria region

Operational Forces Command South[]

The Operational Forces Command South (Italian language: Comando Forze Operative Sud , abbreviation: COMFOP Sud) commands the brigades in the South of Italy. The command is headquartered in Naples.

Division Acqui[]

Soldiers of the 6th Cavalry Regiment “Lancieri di Aosta”

Soldiers of the Sassari Brigade

The Division Acqui is a deployable division headquartered in San Giorgio a Cremano near Naples.

  • Divisione Acqui 2017.png Division "Acqui" in San Giorgio a Cremano (Campania)
    • Divisione Acqui 2017.png Command and Tactical Support Battalion "Acqui" in San Giorgio a Cremano (Campania)
Mechanized Brigade Granatieri di Sardegna[]
  • CoA mil ITA mec Bde Granatieri di Sardegna.png Mechanized Brigade "Granatieri di Sardegna" Rome (Lazio)
    • CoA mil ITA mec Bde Granatieri di Sardegna.png Command and Tactical Support Battalion "Granatieri di Sardegna" in Rome (Lazio)
    • CoA mil ITA rgt cavalleria 08.png 8th Cavalry Regiment "Lancieri di Montebello" in Rome (Lazio)
      • Armored Squadron Group (Battalion) with Centauro tank destroyers
      • Horse Squadron Group (Battalion) tasked with public duties in Rome
    • CoA mil ITA rgt granatieri 1.png 1st Granatieri di Sardegna Regiment in Rome (Lazio) with Dardo infantry fighting vehicles
      • 1st Battalion "Assietta" in Rome (Lazio) (3x mechanized grenadier, 1x manoeuver support, and honor guard company)
      • 2nd Battalion "Cengio" in Spoleto (Lazio) (1x staff and support, and 2x mechanized grenadier companies)
Mechanized Brigade Aosta[]
  • 25px Mechanized Brigade "Aosta" Messina (Sicily)
    • 25px Command and Tactical Support Battalion "Aosta" in Messina (Sicily)
    • CoA mil ITA rgt cavalleria 06.png 6th Cavalry Regiment "Lancieri d’Aosta" in Palermo (Sicily) with Centauro tank destroyers
    • CoA mil ITA rgt bersaglieri 06.png 6th Bersaglieri Regiment in Trapani (Sicily) with VCC-2 armored personnel carriers (currently being replaced with Freccia infantry fighting vehicles)
    • CoA mil ITA rgt fanteria 005.png 5th Infantry Regiment "Aosta" in Messina (Sicily) with VCC-2 armored personnel carriers (currently being replaced with Freccia infantry fighting vehicles)
    • CoA mil ITA rgt fanteria 062.png 62nd Infantry Regiment "Sicilia" in Catania (Sicily) with VCC-2 armored personnel carriers (currently being replaced with Freccia infantry fighting vehicles)
    • CoA mil ITA rgt artiglieria 024.png 24th Field Artillery Regiment "Peloritani" in Messina (Sicily) with M109/L self-propelled howitzers
    • CoA mil ITA rgt genio 04.png 4th Engineer Regiment in Palermo (Sicily)
    • CoA mil ITA rgt logistico aosta.png Logistic Regiment "Aosta" in Palermo (Sicily)
Mechanized Brigade Pinerolo[]
  • CoA of the Pinerolo Brigade.svg Mechanized Brigade "Pinerolo" in Bari (Apulia)
    • CoA of the Pinerolo Brigade.svg Command and Tactical Support Battalion "Pinerolo" in Bari (Apulia)
    • CoA mil ITA rgt carri 031.png 31st Tank Regiment in Altamura (Apulia) with Ariete main battle tanks
    • CoA mil ITA rgt bersaglieri 07.png 7th Bersaglieri Regiment in Altamura (Apulia) with Freccia infantry fighting vehicles
    • CoA mil ITA rgt fanteria 009.png 9th Infantry Regiment "Bari" in Trani (Apulia) with Freccia infantry fighting vehicles
    • CoA mil ITA rgt fanteria 082.png 82nd Infantry Regiment "Torino" in Barletta (Apulia) with Freccia infantry fighting vehicles
    • CoA mil ITA rgt artiglieria 021.png 21st Field Artillery Regiment "Trieste" in Foggia (Apulia) with M109/L self-propelled howitzers
    • CoA mil ITA rgt genio 11.png 11th Engineer Regiment in Foggia (Apulia)
    • CoA mil ITA rgt logistico pinerolo.png Logistic Regiment "Pinerolo" in Bari (Apulia)
Mechanized Brigade Sassari[]
  • CoA mil ITA mec bde Sassari.png Mechanized Brigade "Sassari" in Sassari (Sardinia)
    • CoA mil ITA mec bde Sassari.png Command and Tactical Support Battalion "Sassari" in Sassari (Sardinia)
    • CoA mil ITA rgt bersaglieri 03.png 3rd Bersaglieri Regiment in Capo Teulada (Sardinia) with VCC-2 armored personnel carriers (upgrade to Freccia infantry fighting vehicles planned)
    • CoA mil ITA rgt fanteria 151.png 151st Infantry Regiment "Sassari" in Cagliari (Sardinia) with VCC-2 armored personnel carriers (upgrade to Freccia infantry fighting vehicles planned)
    • CoA mil ITA rgt fanteria 152.png 152nd Infantry Regiment "Sassari" in Sassari (Sardinia) with VCC-2 armored personnel carriers (upgrade to Freccia infantry fighting vehicles planned)
    • CoA mil ITA rgt genio 05.png 5th Engineer Regiment in Macomer (Sardinia)
    • CoA mil ITA corpo automobilistico.png Logistic Regiment "Sassari" in Cagliari (Sardinia)
Bersaglieri Brigade Garibaldi[]

Territorial Areas[]

The COMFOP Sud also controls six administrative Army Military Commands tasked with public duties, recruitment, administration of the reserves, public information, and promotional activities. The Army Military Command "Campania" covering the Campania region is an integral part of COMFOP Sud:

  • Army Military Command "Basilicata" in Potenza, covering the Basilicata region
  • Army Military Command "Calabria" in Catanzaro, covering the Calabria region
  • Army Military Command "Puglia" in Bari, covering the Apulia region
  • Army Military Command "Sardegna" in Cagliari, covering the Sardinia region
    • CoA mil ITA rgt carri 001.png 1st Armored Regiment in Capo Teulada (Sardinia) managing the Capo Teulada Training Area
  • Army Military Command "Sicilia" in Palermo, covering the Sicily region

Operational Terrestrial Support Forces Command[]

The Operational Terrestrial Support Forces Command (Italian language: Comando delle Forze Operative Terrestri di Supporto , abbreviation: COMFOTER SUPPORT) in Verona commands the army's operational support units.

Artillery Command[]

The Artillery Command in Bracciano commands the specialized artillery regiments of the army and trains all officers and troops destined for artillery units:

Air-defense Artillery Command[]

The Air Defense Artillery Command in Sabaudia commands the army's air defense artillery regiments and trains all officers and troops destined for air defense artillery units:

  • CoA mil ITA b aca.jpg Air-defense Artillery Command in Sabaudia (Lazio)
    • CoA mil ITA centro contraerea.png Air-defense Artillery School/Training Regiment in Sabaudia (Lazio)
    • CoA mil ITA rgt artiglieria c a 004.png 4th Air-defense Artillery Regiment "Peschiera" in Mantua and Cremona (Lombardy) with 4x SAMP/T batteries
    • CoA mil ITA rgt artiglieria c a 017.png 17th Air-defense Artillery Regiment "Sforzesca" in Sabaudia (Lazio)
    • CoA mil ITA rgt artiglieria c a 121.png 121st Air-defense Artillery Regiment "Ravenna" in Bologna and Rimini (Emilia-Romagna) with 4x Stinger batteries

Engineer Command[]

The Engineer Command in Rome-Cecchignola commands the specialized engineer regiments of the army and trains all officers and troops destined for engineer units:

  • CoA mil ITA brg Genio.jpg Engineer Command in Cecchignola (Lazio)
    • CoA mil ITA scuola genio.png Engineer School/Training Regiment in Cecchignola (Lazio)
    • CoA mil ITA rgt genio pontieri.png 2nd Bridge Engineer Regiment in Piacenza (Emilia-Romagna)
    • CoA mil ITA rgt genio 06.png 6th Pioneer Engineer Regiment in Cecchignola (Lazio)
    • CoA mil ITA rgt genio ferrovieri.png Railway Engineer Regiment in Castel Maggiore (Emilia-Romagna) with two battalions
    • Multinational CIMIC Group in Motta di Livenza (Veneto), multi-national NATO CIMIC unit with troops from Greece, Hungary, Italy, Portugal and Romania
    • Counter-IED Center of Excellence in Cecchignola (Lazio)

Signal Command[]

The Signal Command in Anzio commands the army's signal regiments and trains all officers and troops destined for signal units:

  • CoA mil ITA b trasmissioni (2008).jpg Signal Command in Anzio (Lazio)
    • CoA mil ITA scuola trasmissioni.png Signal and Information School/Training Regiment in Rome-Cecchignola (Lazio)
    • Deployable regiments:
      • CoA mil ITA rgt trasmissioni 02.png 2nd Alpine Signal Regiment (Alpini) in Bolzano (South Tyrol) with the battalions:
        • CoA mil ITA btg trasmissioni 004.png "Gardena"
        • CoA mil ITA btg trasmissioni 042.png "Pordoi"
      • CoA mil ITA rgt trasmissioni 07.png 7th Signal Regiment in Sacile (Friuli-Venezia Giulia) with the battalions:
        • CoA mil ITA rgt trasmissioni 07.png "Rolle"
        • CoA mil ITA btg trasmissioni 107.png "Predil"
      • CoA mil ITA rgt trasmissioni 11.png 11th Signal Regiment in Civitavecchia (Lazio) with the battalions:
        • CoA mil ITA rgt trasmissioni 11.png "Leonessa"
        • CoA mil ITA btg ricel 08.png "Tonale"
      • CoA mil ITA rgt trasmissioni 232.png 232nd Signal Regiment in Avellino (Campania) with the battalions:
        • CoA mil ITA rgt trasmissioni 232.png "Fadalto"
        • "Legnano"
    • National support regiments:
      • CoA mil ITA rgt trasmissioni 03.png 3rd Signal Regiment in Rome (Lazio) with the battalions:
        • CoA mil ITA rgt trasmissioni 03.png "Lanciano" in Rome (Lazio)
        • CoA mil ITA rgt trasmissioni 43.png "Abetone" in Florence (Tuscany)
        • CoA mil ITA btg trasmissioni 047.png "Gennargentu" in Cagliari (Sardinia)
      • CoA mil ITA rgt trasmissioni 32.png 32nd Signal Regiment in Padua (Veneto) with the battalions:
        • CoA mil ITA rgt trasmissioni 32.png "Valles" in Padua (Veneto)
        • CoA mil ITA rgt trasmissioni 41.png "Frejus" in Turin (Piedmont)
      • CoA mil ITA rgt trasmissioni 46.png 46th Signal Regiment in Palermo (Sicily) with the battalions:
        • CoA mil ITA rgt trasmissioni 46.png "Mongibello" in Palermo (Sicily)
        • CoA mil ITA rgt trasmissioni 45.png "Vulture" in Nocera Inferiore (Campania)

RISTA-EW Brigade[]

The RISTA-EW Brigade in Anzio is the army's sole Intelligence, surveillance, target acquisition, and reconnaissance (ISTAR) & Electronic Warfare (EW) unit.

  • Coat of Arms Italian Army Electronic Warfare Brigade.png RISTA-EW Brigade in Anzio (Lazio)
    • CoA mil ITA rgt guelt 33.png 33rd Electronic Warfare Regiment "Falzarego" in Treviso (Veneto)
    • CoA mil ITA rgt cotie 041.png 41st Regiment "Cordenons" in Sora (Lazio), Surveillance and Target Acquisition unit with Raven UAVs and ARTHUR counter-battery radars
    • 13° Battaglione “Aquileia”.svg 13th Battalion "Aquileia" in Anzio (Lazio), Human Intelligence (HUMINT) unit
    • RISTA-EW (Training & Research) Center in Anzio (Lazio)

Logistic Support Command[]

The Logistic Support Command in Rome trains officers and troops destined for logistic units and provides operational logistic support with two specialized logistic regiments and four medical battalions.

  • CoA mil ITA Logistic Support Command.png Logistic Support Command in Rome (Lazio)
    • CoA mil ITA scuola tramat.png Transport and Materiel School/Training Regiment in Rome (Lazio)
    • CoA mil ITA btg logistico centauro.png Transit Management Regiment in Bellinzago Novarese (Lombardy) tasked with managing the deployment of forces for out-of-area operations with four battalions: one logistic, and one transit management battalion in Bellinzago Novarese and one logistic, and one transit management battalion in Bari
    • CoA mil ITA rgt trasporti 06.png 6th General Logistic Support Regiment in Budrio (Emilia-Romagna) with one transport, and one movement control battalion
    • 1st Medical Battalion "Torino" in Turin (Piedmont)
    • 3rd Medical Battalion "Milano" in Bellinzago Novarese (Lombardy)
    • 4th Medical Battalion "Bolzano" in Merano (South Tyrol)
    • 10th Medical Battalion "Napoli" in Persano (Campania)

Capital Military Command[]

The Capital Military Command (Italian language: Comando Militare della Capitale ) in Rome is tasked with managing army events in Rome and oversees the administrative "Lazio" Army Military Command tasked with public duties, recruitment, administration of the reserves, public information, and promotional activities in the Lazio region. Additionally the command manages the army's Monte Romano training range, the army's museums in Rome and the army band, as well as the Italian military's Geographic Institute.

  • Comando Militare della Capitale - new.png Capital Military Command in Rome (Lazio)
    • Military Geography Institute in Florence, (Tuscany)
    • Italian Army Band Rome (Lazio)
    • Infantry History Museum in Rome (Lazio)
    • Bersaglieri History Museum in Rome (Lazio)
    • "Lazio" Army Military Command in Rome, covering the Lazio region
    • Logistic Support Battalion "Monte Romano" in Monte Romano (Lazio)

Army Logistic Command[]

The Army Logistic Command (Italian language: Comando Logistico dell'Esercito , abbreviation: COMLOG) in Rome manages the entire logistics of the Army.

  • Army Logistic Command in Rome (Lazio)
    • CoA mil ITA rgt trasmissioni 44.png 44th Signal Support Regiment in Rome (Lazio)
      • CoA mil ITA rgt trasmissioni 44.png Signal Battalion "Penne"
    • CoA mil ITA rgt trasmissioni 184.png 184th Signal Support Regiment in Treviso (Veneto)
      • CoA mil ITA rgt trasmissioni 184.png Signal Battalion "Cansiglio"
    • CoA mil ITA rgt trasporti 08.png 8th Transport Regiment "Casilina" in Rome (Lazio), providing transport for the Army General Staff
    • K9 Battalion (Military Working Dogs) in Grosseto (Tuscany)
    • Heavy Maintenance Center North (POLMANT NORD) in Piacenza (Emilia-Romagna)
    • Heavy Maintenance Center South (POLMANT SUD) in Nola (Campania)
    • Light Weapons Maintenance Center (PMAL) in Terni (Umbria)
    • Telecommunications, Electronics and Optoelectronics Equipment Maintenance Center (POLMANTEO) in Rome (Lazio)

Army Formation, Specialization and Doctrine Command[]

The Army Formation, Specialization and Doctrine Command (Italian language: Comando per la Formazione, Specializzazione e Dottrina dell'Esercito , abbreviation: COMFORDOT) in Rome trains the army's troops and develops the army's doctrine and education policies.

  • Army Formation, Specialization and Doctrine Command in Rome (Lazio)
    • Army Simulation and Validation Center in Civitavecchia (Lazio) (Staff College)
    • Formation Command and Application School in Turin (Piedmont) (Military University)
    • CoA mil ITA scuola fanteria.png Infantry School in Cesano (Lazio)
      • CoA mil ITA scuola fanteria.png Training Regiment in Cesano (Lazio) training non-commissioned officers of the Infantry Corps
        • Training Battalion "M.O. Vannucci"
        • Training Battalion "M.O. Fasil"
        • Logistic Battalion "M.O. Mattei"
      • Volunteer Training Center in Capua (Campania) trains the army's volunteer troops
        • CoA mil ITA rgt fanteria 017.png 17th Volunteer Training Regiment "Acqui" in Capua (Campania)
        • CoA mil ITA rgt fanteria 085.png 85th Volunteer Training Regiment "Verona" in Verona (Veneto)
        • CoA mil ITA rgt fanteria 235.png 235th Volunteer Training Regiment "Piceno" in Ascoli Piceno (Marche) (training female recruits)
        • Support Battalion in Capua (Campania)
    • CoA mil ITA scuola cavalleria 1998.png Cavalry School in Lecce (Apulia)
      • CoA mil ITA scuola cavalleria 1998.png Training Regiment in Lecce (Lazio) training non-commissioned officers of the Cavalry Corps
      • Military Equestrian Center in Montelibretti (Lazio)
    • CoA mil ITA scuola fanteria.png Medical and Veterinary School in Rome-Cecchignola (Lazio)
      • Training Battalion in Rome-Cecchignola (Lazio) training members of the Medical Corps and the Veterinary Corps
    • CoA mil ITA scuola fanteria.png Commissary School in Maddaloni (Campania)
      • Training Battalion in Maddaloni (Campania) training members of the Commissary Corps
      • CoA mil ITA corpo commissariato dell'esercito.png Mobile Field Equipment Battalion in Maddaloni (Campania)
    • Military CBRN-Defense School in Rieti (Lazio)
    • Support Regiment "Cecchignola" in Cecchignola (Lazio) supporting the commands, schools and units based at the Cecchignola military base

Army Structure - Visual overview[]

Structure of the Italian Army after the 2016 reform (click to enlarge).

Army Geographical Distribution[]

Structure of the Italian Army is located in Italy
1 Cavalry
32 Arm.
132 Arm.
132 Art.
10 Eng.
187 Para.
185 Artillery
185° RAO
183 Para.
186 Para.
121 AirDef
Railway Eng.
3 Cavalry
66 Infantry
11 Bers.
5 Av.
5 Cav.
5 Art.
7 Aviation
2 Cavalry
4 Cav.
Horse Artillery
3 Eng.
8 Alpini
131 Armored
8 Artillery
1 Bersaglieri
8 Bersaglieri
21 Engineer
3 Bersaglieri
19 Cavalry
151 Infantry
152 Infantry
5 Engineer
5 Infantry
24 Artillery
6 Cavalry
6 Bersaglieri
62 Infantry
4 Engineer
1 Granatieri
6 Pioneers
8 Cavalry
7 Bersaglieri
9 Infantry
82 Infantry
21 Artillery
11 Engineer
1 Aviation
3 Aviation
2 Aviation
4 Aviation
7 NBC Def
28 PsyOps
4 AirDef
17 AirDef
2 Bridge Eng.
Unit Locations (Signal and Logistic units not included)

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