Italian Army Equipment

The Italian Army is the land-based component of the Italian Armed Forces of the Italian Republic. The Italian army has about 100,000 soldiers.

Portable Weapons

Pistol Glock

Pistol Glock 17
Pistol Glock 19
Used by Special Operations Forces

266 Submachine gun Heckler & Koch MP5
Used by Special Operations Forces

Shotgun Benelli M4
Used by Special Operations Forces

Combat Vehicles

Artillery

Helicopters

60 AW129 Mangusta (attack)

118 UH-1N Twin Huey (utility)
Being replaced by AW-169M

44 NH-90 TTH (utility)
15 in order

20 CH-47F Chinook (transport)

15 AW109 (multi-mission)
Being replaced by AW-169M

UAV

16 RQ-7B Shadow (Recon)