"Primus nomine, factisque fulgentior"
This medium-transport helicopter Regiment has got the heaviest vehicles with rotating wing of the Armed Force. "Antares" is used at home and in overseas theatres; it has got great experience in summer campaigns against the forest fires.
The Regiment, with volunteer personnel, is based at the "Tommaso Fabbri" airport in Viterbo (VT). Its Banner is decorated with a Knight's Cross of the Military Order of Italy, a silver Medal for the Army Valour and a silver Cross to the Army Merit.
The holiday of the Regiment is celebrated on 10th May, that remembers the establishment of the first unit of the Specialty (1953).