RAF Chinook Helicopter
Chinook helicopter from18 (B) Squadron practising desert operations as the sun sets during Exercise Vortex Warrior.18 (B) Sqn are based at Royal Air Force Odiham, Hampshire
The exercise is being conducted at US Naval Air Facility, El Centro, in Southern California. The purpose of the intense training programme is to exploit similarities in climate and desert conditions between California and Afghanistan in order to prepare the Squadron pilots, aircrew, ground crew, and support personnel for imminent deployed operations.
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Challenger 2 Main Battle Tank patrolling outside Basra, Iraq
Soldiers of 1 A Squadron, Queens Royal Lancers (QRL) patrolling outside Basra, Iraq onboard a Challenger 2 Main Battle Tank during Operation Telic 4.
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Eroded sandstone rock formation standing out in plateau in the Sahara desert
Eroded sandstone rock formation standing out in plateau in the Sahara desert, Ennedi Natural And Cultural Reserve, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Chad. September 2019.
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