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Joint Helicopter Support Squadron (JHSS) is a highly deployable unit with a specialised skill set in Helicopter Handling (HH). These skills are utilised within the UK and throughout the world on numerous operations and exercises where support from the Joint […]

Exercise Nordic Eagle 2018

Just like clockwork January came around and CHF training personnel were in Bardufoss, Norway in sub-zero temperatures in the depths of winter. This year it wasn’t Ex CLOCKWORK but Ex NORDIC EAGLE… don’t ask but it was for a very […]

Puma Force delivers on Op RUMAN

The first Readiness State 2 (R2) contingency operations deployment for Puma 2 saw the Puma Force, represented by 33 Squadron A Flight, carrying out tasking in the wake of hurricane Irma just four days after being given the green light […]

847 Naval Air Squadron return home following participation in Caribbean Disaster Relief Operations

In August three Wildcat helicopters from 847 Naval Air Squadron (NAS) from the Commando Helicopter Force based at Yeovilton deployed on HMS OCEAN to participate in the Standing NATO Maritime Group No 2’s multinational maritime and amphibious exercises off the […]

Ex Eagle Snapper

Ex Eagle Snapper

Engineers have parachuted into their first major exercise since their Regiment’s name was changed to reflect their airborne role and heritage. 23 Parachute Engineer Regiment jumped into Exercise Eagle Sapper as it rehearsed its role providing close combat engineering to […]

845 NAS on Exercise Joint Warrior 151 LDZD Magazine

845 NAS on Exercise Joint Warrior 151

In April this year a detachment of 4 Sea King Mk4s and 83 personnel from 845 Naval Air Squadron (NAS) of the Commando Helicopter Force (CHF) embarked in HMS OCEAN for Exercise JOINT WARRIOR 151. JOINT WARRIOR represents the very […]

Ex Joint Warrior Tests Our Ability to React LZDZ Magazine

Ex Joint Warrior Tests Our Ability to React

16 Air Assault Brigade and other elements of the Joint Helicopter Command have shown their ability to rapidly deploy to the right place at the right time and carry out a series of complex missions in a range of environments. […]

Redcaps Train for GlobalOperations LZDZ Online

Redcaps Train for GlobalOperations

Military police have gone back to the past as they train for future operations with the British Army’s rapid reaction force. Exercise Eagles Redcap has seen 156 Provost Company, 4th Regiment Royal Military Police (156 Pro Coy, 4 RMP) training […]

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