The "Folgore" Paratroopers Brigade is one of the Great Units of the projection forces of the Armed Force.
It is formed by Volunteers in fixed conscription, brief or permanent service; for the particular training of its personnel, it represents an infantry force always available for the employment. It had got vehicles that guarantee the airlift and the air launches, but also some armoured vehicles.
It is located in Tuscany, Lazio and Veneto, with a Command and Support Unit, three basic army regiments, an artillery regiment, a cavalry regiment, an engineer regiment and a logistic regiment. Also the Parachute Training Centre depends on the Brigade.