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Op HERRICK 13, 7 Para RHA

  7th Parachute Regiment Royal Horse Artillery (7 Para RHA) deployed on Op HERRICK 13 with clear tasks; the provision of joint fires to the Battle Groups, precision targeting, and to partner the Afghan National Army (ANA) Artillery. 7 Para RHA […]

America’s Green Zone, El Centro, USA

  661 Squadron of 1 Regiment Army Air Corps swapped the cool ranges of Gütersloh, Germany for the hot Californian desert. They have been honing their skills at El Centro Air Base where they can gain the most realistic training […]

Air Signaller Course

The first Flight Operations Assistants Rotary Course (FOARC) was delivered in June 2011 at the Central Air Traffic Control School (CATCS), RAF Shawbury. This brand new course is aimed at preparing personnel who will be employed in the dynamic world […]

Chinook ‘Stage 1 Drill’ Trainer

JHC has just taken delivery of a Chinook Stage 1 Drill Trainer, a simple but effective Simulator made from an ISO container and some Chinook seating canvas. It has successfully completed its first training session, teaching Stage 1 Drills (drills […]

Lynx Mk9A on OP HERRICK, Afghanistan

  The Lynx helicopter just keeps getting better and better! Designed to operate on the open plains of Northern Europe, it was not surprising to see that the old Lynx aircraft struggled to cope with the demands of flying in […]

16 Medical Regiment Op HERRICK 13

  From the formal Transfer of Authority from 3 Med Regt on 14th October 2010 the Regiment settled into its operational role quickly. Working under the name of the UK Close Support Medical Regiment, medics, drivers and comms specialists alike […]

UK & US Joint Operation Flushes Out Insurgents

  UK and US aviation and ground forces completed Operation Aero Hunter together in January. The operation consisted of two phases. The first was a patrol to flush insurgents out of a village; the second was a series of snap […]

Exercise Snowjack/Storm 2010 from Skier to Snowboarder

  In the start gate, board strapped on as tight as it will go… under starter’s orders… racers ready!!! After three weeks of training from a total novice Boarder to the top of the SBX (Snow-boarder cross) next to the […]

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