VBM Freccia is an Armoured Infantry Fighting Vehicle, variant of the B1 Centauro. It is fitted with the Hitfist Plus turret (an evolution of that used on the Dardo IFV), which is armed with the Oerlikon KBA 25mm automatic cannon and carries 200 rounds of 25mm ammunition. Two 7.62mm NATO machine guns are also fitted. The vehicle can be further armed with a pair of Spike ML/LR anti-tank missiles, and eight 80mm smoke grenade launchers. The fire control system is the same as for the reconnaissance/anti-tank version. This variant is crewed by a crew of three which consists of a gunner, driver and commander, and can further carry an additional eight combat-ready troops. 249 units of the different types have been ordered by Italian government in 2006.