04 April 2011

UK In Action: Deployment Training

A soldier from the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, 5th Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland (5 Scots) is pictured during a training exercise on Salisbury Plain in England. 16 Air Assault Brigade, one of the UK's prime Rapid Reaction Forces, was undertaking its final training exercise in preparation for Helmand Province, Afghanistan. Up to 4,000 troops and 400 vehicles took part in the final training exercise on Salisbury Plain Training Area ahead of their deployment in October 2010 until March 2011.

img from UK MoD

By: Widow 6-7

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