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    Post by magic2 on Fri Jan 13, 2012 12:52 pm

    I open a new topic of another force of the spear pierces the Italian armed 9° REGGIMENTO "COL MOSCHIN", add some photos taken by WebSite incursori.org and variousthat of the shoulders is an operator of the GOI
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    Post by magic2 on Fri Jan 13, 2012 1:03 pm

    The 9 th Parachute Assault Regiment "Col Moschin" is commonly called the Ninth. With the Regiment Folgore Parachute Brigade Moschin belongs to and takes custody of the flag of X Arditi Regiment, which inherited the year of establishment (1918) and tabs (black flames), readopted in 2006.
    Since 1995, as part of restructuring of the Italian Army, has gone from Battalion to Regiment.
    The central base of the Regiment at the barracks in Livorno "Vannucci". There is also a training center, called Training Base Commandos (BAI) to Pisa, in the Regional Park of San Rossore (former presidential estate) near the mouth of the river Arno, which is used for amphibious and underwater activities of the regiment.

    Before World War II history of the Regiment may be associated with that of certain units of the First World War Arditi, which the Department IX Assault. The bold is imposed on the military scene, earning a reputation thanks to their amazing acts of heroism and violence of their actions. The bold assaults were specialists with throw hand grenades and bayonet fighting in the enemy trenches. The ninth ward, in particular, distinguished himself on Mount Grappa, where he was the protagonist of the recapture of some Moschin Austrian positions on the Col, Col, and the Berretta sull'Asolone.
    The Second World War was formed July 20, 1942 in Santa Severa Arditi Regiment a few months later he was named X Arditi Regiment. The department, with blue flames from the flange, operates under the Office of Operations at. Used in operations behind enemy lines in Tunisia, Algeria, and Sicily by the Allies, it ceases to exist on 8 September 1943. The First Battalion stationed in Sardinia, reordering IX in 1944 to spearhead and participate in the War of Liberation, classified in Group Combat "wood."
    Postwar Demobilized in 1946, is reconstituted as a company at the School of Infantry in Cesano in 1953, and a year later became Saboteur Parachute Division. Assigned to the skydiving school in Pisa in 1957, became Saboteur Parachute Battalion September 25, 1961. Then follows the fortunes of the reborn Lightning, and in 1975 took the name of 9 th Parachute Assault Battalion "Col Moschin".

    The department has been featured in numerous military and counterterrorism operations around the world, and is the only one who has attended all the foreign missions of the Italian Army since the war.

    Recruitment and Training
    Applicants to the department are chosen through a selection procedure lasting two weeks, current training and through a long, lasting about two years. The selection and initial training are conducted with the candidates for the 185 ° Target Acquisition Reconnaissance Parachute Regiment "Folgore" and the 4 ° Alpini Parachute Regiment "Btg Matterhorn", and then continue the training at their target wards.

    Operator Basic Course for Special Operations
    Those who pass both stages of selection (preselection and physical training) was admitted to attending one of four or five (depending on availability of personnel and funds) OBOS courses (Basic Operator Special Operations) organized annually by the RAFOS (Department Special Operations Forces Training ) divided into blocks of about 25 students each (some seats are reserved for candidates for the 17 Wing Air Force Commandos). This course lasts 31 weeks, and currently includes:

    • 4 weeks dedicated to the achievement of the patent with the parachute bridle, for who is not the owner, at the CAPARICA of Pisa.

    • 8 weeks devoted to theoretical and practical training on the topography, the topographic speed, learning the techniques of land navigation and guidance.

    • 15 weeks on Technical Tactics Procedures (TTP) of the FOS. The phase PTT FOS is the heart of education and is intended OBOS individual and core training for combat and learning tactics and standard operating procedures of the FOS smaller units. Are treated in detail all aspects of the appropriate use of equipment, techniques, masking, camouflage, tactical movement, overcome obstacles and vertical mobility. Have acquired the necessary automation in the preparation of stops, the bivouac, in the process of automatic grading and immediate reaction in case of impairment. Three weeks are devoted to research, acquisition and monitoring of objectives, but to the direct actions of two tactical objectives. It continues with combat tactics and patrolling in an urban environment, establishment of helicopter landing zones and search techniques and deception.
    • 4 weeks of specific technical training: Broadcasting, a week on the procedures for first aid and medical tactics, and a course that follows the BLS (Basic Life Support) American, which is affected by restrictions in force in Italy on how to intervene promptly in case of gunshot wounds, the life-saving maneuvers and procedures of the cardio-pulmonary resuscitation, analysis on weapons and shooting (day and night) and planning of military operations.
    The course concludes with an exercise continuously for two weeks and final exams. Students begin the phase considered suitable specialization, different for each department of final destination. This year, after the internship selection, can be tried only once, but those who, for health reasons (eg incidents / accidents during the course), must abandon the OBOS, will start from where you are stopped in the next year.
    After successful completion of the Basic Operator Course Special Operations - OBOS, prospective raiders remain RAFOS to start specialist training. The process of specialization is divided into two phases: the degree Paratrooper spoiler 26 weeks, and the Advanced training of 36 Airborne Forces.
    Specialization spoiler Paratrooper
    The Paratrooper Major spoiler 80 / B, lasting 26 weeks, led, as nell'OBOS by highly experienced instructors assigned to the rotation of the RAFOS operating companies of the Ninth, the following candidates at any time of the training, providing teaching Technical, Tactical, and giving advice, encouraged the uncertain and continuously evaluating their profile, physical and moral, for specific subjects are supported by instructors fixed, the raiders usually marshals "elderly."
    Phase Specialization Paratrooper spoiler is held entirely at the RAFOS and is subdivided into three classes:

    • Survival, evasion and escape, resistance to interrogation, lasting 3 weeks, which teaches how to survive in any environment, the techniques of evasion and escape, and resistance to interrogation. Three weeks are very demanding, which often results in the elimination of those who had passed safely over the OBOS. Students are screened in an unknown environment, in absolute solitude, to face trials of survival that induces a deep sense of insecurity and isolation. It takes place in both Tuscany and Sardinia, and also includes a phase of survival at sea. A further period, generally addressed to the department then, is the survival in the mountains and snow in areas of harsh climate.
    • Explosives Handling Course, which lasts 8 weeks, which teaches the techniques and procedures for handling explosives, the techniques of sabotage and demolition expeditious. The complete training of all operators in this specific sector is seen by the officers of the Regiment as a factor of flexibility and a source of pride in the international community of the special forces.
    • Technical Procedures for Special Forces Tactics, lasting 15 weeks, for the deepening of the operational procedures of the detachment raiders in typical situations of use. The course includes a series of training courses lasting one or two weeks. Two are dedicated to mobility for FS, to learn the tactics of use and motorized security patrol, the use of which has become prominent in recent missions, and the arrangements to be implemented in case of contact (RIA media).
    • Two weeks further deepen the way aerocooperazione for FS, with particular regard to the use of helicopters, two relate to the direct action and counter-terrorist measures, two procedures for escort and close protection of personality (close protection and instinctive shooting); Finally, two techniques for mobility and fighting in the mountains for special forces.
    • Trainings specific themes that touch a week of operations in a NBC (Nuclear Biological Chemical - Nuclear Biological Chemical), medicine for FS advanced tactical, reconnaissance and special procedures HUMINT (Human Intelligence) collection information for special forces. In the remaining is thorough knowledge of all small arms supplied to the department and the students attend a series of lectures on photo interpretation of aerial photography.
    • A final week is devoted to the final exams of the course. At the end, received a patent Paratrooper spoiler, the student will face the next phase, the Paratrooper Forces Qualification Course.

    Improvement Forces Paratrooper
    Candidates who have successfully completed the first phase of specialization, they begin to Advanced training in Airborne Forces, lasting 36 weeks, which aims to complete the training of specialized staff and students, and render it capable of operating in different specific environments and usage scenarios of the Special Forces. The improvement includes a series of courses of varying lengths or directly managed by the RAFOS performed at outside educational institutions. And are the following:

    • Recognition Course Media and Materials, lasting 3 weeks, for the knowledge and recognition of weapons, vehicles and uniforms of some foreign forces. In the past it was mainly devoted to the materials of the Warsaw Pact countries, while today the matter has more general interest.
    Combat Course • Confined Environments (CAR) for a period of 5 weeks, which deepens further instinctive shooting techniques, and close to the acquisition of automation required to operate missions in counterterrorism and hostage. Making use of special structures, the so-called "killing house" (case of death), arising in the vicinity of Livorno, where they try and try again raids and operations in many different scenarios, targets placed inside buildings, buses, planes, trains etc..
    • Radio and Transmission Operator Course for Special Forces, which lasts 3 weeks, which enables the use of various sophisticated equipment for communications equipment, used by the Regiment, other than those provided to conventional bodies.
    • Course amphibious mobility, lasting six weeks, learning the techniques of amphibious operations, including day and night navigation exercises with rubber boats with outboard, swim practice of operating surface, launching and recovery of fast boats in motion, and theoretical and practical knowledge of water resources supplied to the department: hard-hulled boats, canoes, inflatable rigid hull with self-inflating. At the end of the course, which lasts seven weeks, is awarded a license for the use of smaller vehicles within 12 miles of the coast.
    The training is essentially entrusted to other bodies on the environmental mobility, which includes:

    • Parachuting Course with Free Fall Technique (TCL), exceeded the target of 20 throws with the technique of the bridle; takes place at the Parachute Training Centre (CAPARICA) in Pisa for a period of between five and six weeks, during which you make to throw open the command of a maximum height of 3-4000 meters (10,000 feet).
    • Mountaineering Training Course, at the Alpine Training Centre (CEALP) of Aosta, lasting 4 weeks, to provide fundamental knowledge about the techniques of mountain climbing and movement, necessary to confer the ability to operate in conditions in mountain environments of security. It is a basic step that does not cover purely tactical aspects, and therefore requires further investigation to the department for the inclusion of specific operational issues.
    • Basic Course Training Skiing, always at the CEALP of Aosta, which lasts four weeks dedicated to learning the techniques of movement in a snowy mountain: alpine skiing and cross country skiing, avalanche prevention and survival in cold climates. Even in this course, the topics learned will be included in a subsequent tactical exercises with the department.
    • Basic English Language Course, which lasts 5 weeks, at the SLEE (Army Foreign Language School) in Perugia, in schools or in Livorno agreement. The importance of international collaboration, and the frequent inclusion of operators in multinational structures, requires a general knowledge of that language, on which to base further investigation.
    At the end of this long training process, which lasts 93 weeks, the few remaining candidates receive the coveted patent Airborne Forces, and transit operating company in a detachment of which, supported by experienced colleagues, learn "hands on" the thousand secrets of their difficult job.
    More Training Courses of the raiders, who can never be defined over, even while continuing employment with the operating companies. With the frequency of further courses of specialization, both in Italy and abroad, individual operators can increase their knowledge, consistent with their own specific abilities and the needs of the department, organic, and widen their scope for action and to enhance specific skills.
    Those that take place in Italy are:

    • Diver Course, which lasts 12 weeks, at the COMSUBIN Varignano (La Spezia), to learn to operate safely in the marine environment, with a discussion of swimming techniques operating surface and underwater, and the qualification the use of diving equipment ARO (Self contained breathing apparatus with oxygen) and A.R.A. (Breathing Air Car).
    • Course mountaineering and skiing at the Alpine Training Center in Aosta, to the deepening of mountaineering techniques and learning the skills to act in the Arctic and high mountain environments, and raising the degree of operational mobility in particularly demanding conditions and in the presence of an opponent trained to operate in the mountains. The succession of courses can lead to obtaining the qualifications of the instructor or military instructor chose to ski and combat in the mountains.
    • Advanced Course Parachuting, lasting 3-4 weeks, learning the techniques to launch high-altitude (7000-11000 feet of) opening with oxygen at low altitudes - HALO (High Altitude Low Opening), or opening at high altitude and navigation under sail - HAHO (High Altitude High Opening).
    • Sharpshooter course, held at the Regiment, to enable the correct use of several sniper rifles included, derived from Sotic (Special Operations Target Interdiction Course) U.S., designed for the .308 caliber.
    • Course FAC (Forward Air Controller), to enable the missions related to the direction of ground attack aircraft and pilots to designate targets, held at the School of the Air Force Aerocooperazione, lasting five weeks (three and two theoretical practices). This qualification is limited to items in the possession of the necessary level of proficiency in English (which can be achieved with the frequency of the advanced course in Perugia SLEE). Normally, the course is followed by the Comptroller of the Fire Special Operations (CF / OS), a further three weeks. All this heralds the enabling function Laser Target Marking (FAC / LTM) for the use of laser designators that comes with the Regiment. Training on the use of laser designators is done with a couple of weeks of courses, which are held in the main allies polygons (in Sardinia and abroad), or even on the occasion of the external missions, during his stay in the theater of detachments .
    • Close Protection Course Stocks and personality, taking the Regiment, on the techniques of protection and escort of VIPs, lasting five weeks. Three are devoted to issues of close protection and instinctive shooting with handguns, and two fast learning driving techniques in a way anti-seizure.
    • Advanced course in English, the basic course of study, a thorough knowledge of English, at Perugia SLEE.
    Other courses are held abroad, should be preceded by an advanced course of English and Foreign Languages ​​held at the Army School of Perugia. Most of these courses are held at the International Center Special Traning

    - ISTC of Pfullendorf, Germany, NATO Special Forces school at the raiders who attend various courses, sometimes to cover shortfalls objective of the training at home, in other cases to get an education specialist who does not would organize and economic self-management because it is addressed to a very small number of operators.
    source incursori.org
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