Established on 1 July 1991 in the Operative Group of Calabria of Arma dei Carabinieri, the Squadron helicopter "cacciatori of Calabria" (hunter of calabria) is a natural evolution of so-called squadrons. Operating in the difficult area of the Aspromonte and Barbagia since 1987, with responsibility for enforcement to the activities 'of the Calabrian and N'dranhgheta' s Anonima Sarda, the squadrons have quickly assumed a key role in search operations of the hostages and localization of fugitives belonging to both organizations.
Air Ports, Military - Bases
The squadron is stationed at Logistics Base Operations (BLO), located in the airport of Vibo Valentia. The presence in the same basis of the 8 ° helicopters, guarantees the quickness Hunters' d 'intervention and agility' on the go, on the whole 'area of Calabria, and especially on the rugged mountains of the' Aspromonte and so-called "Greenhouse Catanzerese"