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Paras Fight Winter Weather

In January in the depths of a Northumbrian winter, Paratroopers battled heavy snow and freezing temperatures as they prepared for their role as the British Army’s rapid reaction force. 2 PARA were on Ex Eagles Nest at Otterburn Ranges. The two-week […]

Ex Askari Thunder 6

For most people in Kenya, nightfall on the 31st March 2012 was not very different from any other, the sun glowing red as it dipped behind the Aberdare mountain range. Not so for the 98 officers, soldiers and airmen of […]

Helicopter Masterclass for Airborne Medics

Airborne medics have trained with an RAF Chinook to refresh the specialist air skills that make them unique. Ex EAGLES SERPENT has seen 16 Med Regt troops learning the techniques of working with helicopters, from the basics of the dangers […]

Ex Cougar 12, Army’s Apaches Take to the High Seas

Ex COUGAR 12 was the deployment of a Maritime Task Group element of the Response Force Task Group (RFTG). Its primary purpose was to generate and maintain contingent capability whilst supporting defence engagement and regional capacity building. It also provided […]

Ex Cougar 12, Chinooks Build Bridges

Ex COUGAR 12 was the deployment of a Maritime Task Group element of the Response Force Task Group (RFTG). Its primary purpose was to generate and maintain contingent capability whilst supporting defence engagement and regional capacity building. It also provided […]

Ex Cougar 12, The Junglies Head Back to Sea

Ex COUGAR 12 was the deployment of a Maritime Task Group element of the Response Force Task Group (RFTG). Its primary purpose was to generate and maintain contingent capability whilst supporting defence engagement and regional capacity building. It also provided […]

Ex Cougar 12, Commandos Get to Grip with Fast Roping

Ex COUGAR 12 was the deployment of a Maritime Task Group element of the Response Force Task Group (RFTG). Its primary purpose was to generate and maintain contingent capability whilst supporting defence engagement and regional capacity building. It also provided […]

Ex Cougar 12, Junglies Make the French Connection

Ex COUGAR 12 was the deployment of a Maritime Task Group element of the Response Force Task Group (RFTG). Its primary purpose was to generate and maintain contingent capability whilst supporting defence engagement and regional capacity building. It also provided […]

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