(Italian: Gruppo di Intervento Speciale, GIS)
Embroidered on camo cloth base.
Gruppo di Intervento Speciale is an elite airborne special operations counter-terrorism tactical response unit inside the Italian Carabinieri military police, first formed in 1977. In 2004 the GIS evolved into a special forces unit. The unit has taken part in counter-terrorism operations and VIP, executive and dignitary protection security details ever since the inception of the GIS.