18 July 2011

UK In Action: Mercian Machinegunner

A soldier of the 3rd Battalion the Mercian Regiment is pictured with a GPMG (General Purpose Machine Gun) on Operation Omid Haft in Helmand, Afghanistan. Hundreds of Afghan soldiers, supported by British and coalition forces have taken part in a major operation in Central Helmand to clear out insurgents from one of their last remaining strongholds. Operation OMID HAFT has been planned and executed by the Afghan National Army (ANA) partnered by International Security Assistance Force (ISAF)

img from UK MoD

By: Widow 6-7

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