Mounted- Tanks of Chasseurs alpins

Bastille Day 2014 military parade on the Champs-Élysées in Paris. Motorised troops. [[wikicommons CC]]

he Chasseurs alpins (English: Alpine Hunters) are the elite mountain infantry of the French Army. They are trained to operate in mountainous terrain and in urban warfare.

Training includes climbing, cross-country skiing, plus winter and summer mountain leadership and mountain guiding skills. Traditional training included mountain survival skills such as to build an igloo shelter and to sleep in temperatures around 0°C.