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    Default Operation Shafuq



    Grenadier Guards with 12th Platoon, Inkerman Company, patrol through Nad ĎAli, Afghanistan during Operation Shafuq, April 19. The soldiers were in an advisory role to the Afghan National Security Forces during the five-day operation.


    Sergeant Michael Fogg directs fire onto an enemy position in Nad ‚ Ali, Afghanistan, April 19.


    Grenadier John Attwood places his sights on an enemy target during a firefight in Nad ĎAli, Afghanistan, April 19. Attwood is a member of the Grenadier Guards with the Inkerman Company, who supported Operation Shafuq as advisors.


    Afghan National Police man tractors as they prepare to plow the poppy fields of Nad ĎAli, Afghanistan during Operation Shafuq, April 22. The operation called for the Grenadier Guards of Inkerman Company to support the ANP and Afghan National Army in an advisory role.


    A member of the Afghan National Police drives a tractor to the next poppy field during the poppy eradication phase of Operation Shafuq, April 22. The mission took place in the district of Nad ĎAli and lasted for five days.

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    Does anyone have some pics of 1 Royal Anglians from 2009-2010? Thanks.

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    Which ever F-35 variant we get, I look forward to seeing them flying in formation with the Eurofighter.

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    Default Op Shafuq in Nad Ali, Afghanistan



    Op SHAFUQ was an Afghan National Army planned and led operation to clear insurgents from the area north of Nad Ali in Helmand Province. It was supported by British soldiers from the Brigade Advisory Group.

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    Quote Originally Posted by HMS Diamond Fires Sea Viper Missile for the First Time
    With a flash of orange and an ear-splitting bang HMS Diamond has proved her fighting mettle by testing her missile system off the Outer Hebrides. The third of the Royal Navy's cutting edge Type-45 destroyers blasted her missile out of the silo at three times the speed of sound, obliterating the jet drone target out of the sky.
    There's also an interesting video report on HMS Dauntless by the BBC here.

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    Default New Colours for 1st Battalion And 7 Company The Coldstream Guards



    Queen Elizabeth II presents new colours to the 1st Battalion and No. 7 Company the Coldstream Guards at Windsor Castle, on May 3, 2012 in Windsor, England. Queen Elizabeth will celebrate her Diamond Jubilee a month from today.


    Queen Elizabeth II inspects the guards during a ceremony to present new colours to the 1st Battalion and No. 7 Company the Coldstream Guards at Windsor Castle, on May 3, 2012 in Windsor, England.


    Queen Elizabeth II inspects the guards during a ceremony to present new colours to the 1st Battalion and No. 7 Company the Coldstream Guards at Windsor Castle, on May 3, 2012 in Windsor, England.


    Queen Elizabeth II inspects the guards during a ceremony to present new colours to the 1st Battalion and No. 7 Company the Coldstream Guards at Windsor Castle, on May 3, 2012 in Windsor, England.


    Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh arrive to inspect the guards during a ceremony to present new colours to the 1st Battalion and No. 7 Company the Coldstream Guards at Windsor Castle, on May 3, 2012 in Windsor, England.


    Queen Elizabeth II presents new colours to the 1st Battalion and No. 7 Company the Coldstream Guards at Windsor Castle, on May 3, 2012 in Windsor, England.


    Members of the 1st Battalion and No. 7 Company the Coldstream Guards line up for inspection before being presented with their new colours by Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle, on May 3, 2012 in Windsor, England.


    Members of the 1st Battalion and No. 7 Company the Coldstream Guards march past the Queen after being presented with their new colours by Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle, on May 3, 2012 in Windsor, England.


    Members of the 1st Battalion and No. 7 Company the Coldstream Guards raise their bearskins as they give three cheers for Queen Elizabeth II after being presented with their new colours Windsor Castle, on May 3, 2012 in Windsor, England.


    Members of the 1st Battalion and No. 7 Company the Coldstream Guards march after being presented with their new colours by Queen Elizabeth II at Windsor Castle, on May 3, 2012 in Windsor, England.


    An Warrent officer shouts orders as members of the 1st Battalion and No. 7 Company the Coldstream Guards line up for inspection by Queen Elizabeth II before being presented with their new colours at Windsor Castle, on May 3, 2012 in Windsor, England

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    Default Olympics Missile Air Defence Systems Media Facility

    The missiles are part of Operation Exercise Olympic Guardian which is taking place in London over the next few days to test security for the London 2012 Olympic


    A red London bus backdropped by the Canary Wharf financial district passes a Rapier Missile Battery, which has been deployed at Blackheath on May 3, 2012 in London, England.


    A man walks his dog next to a Rapier Missile Battery, which has been deployed next to residential housing at Blackheath on May 3, 2012 in London, England.


    A High Velocity Missile Lighweight Launcher is manned by members of The Royal Artillery near residential housing at Blackheath on May 3, 2012 in London, England.


    A man walks behind a Rapier Missile Battery, which has been deployed next to residential housing at Blackheath on May 3, 2012 in London, England.


    A couple push a pram and walk their dog behind a Rapier Missile Battery, which has been deployed next to residential housing at Blackheath on May 3, 2012 in London, England.


    A man takes a photograph of a Rapier Missile Battery, which has been deployed next to residential housing at Blackheath on May 3, 2012 in London, England.


    A High Velocity Missile Lighweight Launcher is manned by members of The Royal Artillery near residential housing at Blackheath on May 3, 2012 in London, England.


    A Rapier Missile Battery is deployed next to residential housing at Blackheath on May 3, 2012 in London, England.


    A Rapier Missile Battery is deployed near to residential housing at Blackheath on May 3, 2012 in London, England.

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    Default Typhoons Arrive For Olympic Exercise At RAF Northolt

    The Typhoon jets will take part in operation Exercise Olympic Guardian, an eight-day training exercise over London and the Home Counties to help ensure an incident-free Games.


    A Royal Air Force Typhoon jet, which will be used to defend the skies over the Olympic Games, lands at RAF Northolt airbase on May 2, 2012 in London, England.


    A Royal Air Force Typhoon jet, which will be used to defend the skies over the Olympic Games, lands at the RAF Northolt airbase on May 2, 2012 in London, England.


    Four Royal Air Force Typhoon jets, which will be used to defend the skies over the Olympic Games, are station outside their temporary hangars at RAF Northolt airbase on May 2, 2012 in London, England.


    Four Royal Air Force Typhoon jets, which will be used to defend the skies over the Olympic Games, are station outside their temporary hangars at RAF Northolt airbase on May 2, 2012 in London, England.


    An Royal Air Force Typhoon jet, which will be used to defend the skies over the Olympic Games, is checked after landing at RAF Northolt airbase on May 2, 2012 in London, England.


    A Royal Air Force Typhoon jet, which will be used to defend the skies over the Olympic Games, is checked after landing at RAF Northolt airbase on May 2, 2012 in London, England.


    Four Royal Air Force Typhoon jets, which will be used to defend the skies over the Olympic Games, are station outside their temporary hangars at RAF Northolt airbase on May 2, 2012 in London, England


    An Royal Air Force Typhoon jet, which will be used to defend the skies over the Olympic Games, lands at the RAF Northolt airbase on May 2, 2012 in London, England.


    A Royal Air Force Typhoon jet, which will be used to defend the skies over the Olympic Games, is stationed outside it's temporary hangar at the RAF Northolt airbase on May 2, 2012 in London, England.


    A Royal Air Force Typhoon jet, which will be used to defend the skies over the Olympic Games, is stationed outside it's temporary hangar at the RAF Northolt airbase on May 2, 2012 in London, England.


    A Royal Air Force Typhoon jet, which will be used to defend the skies over the Olympic Games, lands at the RAF Northolt airbase on May 2, 2012 in London, England.


    A Royal Air Force Typhoon jet, which will be used to defend the skies over the Olympic Games, is stationed outside it's temporary hangar at the RAF Northolt airbase on May 2, 2012 in London, England.


    An Royal Air Force Typhoon jet, which will be used to defend the skies over the Olympic Games, lands at the RAF Northolt airbase on May 2, 2012 in London, England.


    An Royal Air Force Typhoon jet, which will be used to defend the skies over the Olympic Games, lands at the RAF Northolt airbase on May 2, 2012 in London, England.


    Squadron Leader Gordon Lovett of 3(F) Squadron wears his squadron badge featuring a Royal Air Force Typhoon jet at RAF Northolt airbase on May 2, 2012 in London, England.

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    Thanks Vor33 sterling work as always.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vor033 View Post
    (Might not all be Pathfinders, as another pic from the MOD calls a similar pic as the first 2 below a '' Forward Controller' - I was going of the Captions/weapons etc to call the Pathfinders, so now I am not sure)

    Hey vor033, do you have those Pics in HiRes? Great Posts anyway!

    cheers,

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    Thanks for the comments guys And swaff no sorry they are from a News Group so low-res only at the min.

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    Default HMS Ocean Sails Up The River Thames For An Olympic Exercise



    Royal Navy Helicopter Carrier HMS Ocean makes her way up the River Thames as part of security rehearsals ahead of the London 2012 Olympics on May 4, 2012 in London, England. The exercise is aimed at testing military capabilities to ensure operational readiness before the start of the Olympic Games.


    Royal Navy Helicopter Carrier HMS Ocean makes her way up the River Thames as part of security rehearsals ahead of the London 2012 Olympics on May 4, 2012 in London, England.


    Royal Navy Helicopter Carrier HMS Ocean makes her way up the River Thames as part of security rehearsals ahead of the London 2012 Olympics on May 4, 2012 in London, England.


    Royal Navy Helicopter Carrier HMS Ocean makes her way up the River Thames as part of security rehearsals ahead of the London 2012 Olympics on May 4, 2012 in London, England.


    Royal Navy Helicopter Carrier HMS Ocean makes her way up the River Thames as part of security rehearsals ahead of the London 2012 Olympics on May 4, 2012 in London, England.


    Royal Navy Helicopter Carrier HMS Ocean makes her way up the River Thames as part of security rehearsals ahead of the London 2012 Olympics on May 4, 2012 in London, England.


    A sailor stands guard at the bow of the Royal Navy Helicopter Carrier HMS Ocean as she makes her way up the River Thames as part of security rehearsals ahead of the London 2012 Olympics, on May 4, 2012 in London, England.


    A sailor stands guard at the bow of the Royal Navy Helicopter Carrier HMS Ocean as she makes her way up the River Thames as part of security rehearsals ahead of the London 2012 Olympics, on May 4, 2012 in London, England.


    Military personnel aboard the Royal Navy Helicopter Carrier HMS Ocean as she makes her way up the River Thames as part of security rehearsals ahead of the London 2012 Olympics, on May 4, 2012 in London, England.


    A sailor stands guard at the bow of the Royal Navy Helicopter Carrier HMS Ocean as she makes her way up the River Thames as part of security rehearsals ahead of the London 2012 Olympics, on May 4, 2012 in London, England.


    A helicopter hovers as military personnel walk across the deck aboard the Royal Navy Helicopter Carrier HMS Ocean maneuver helicopters as she makes her way up the River Thames as part of security rehearsals ahead of the London 2012 Olympics, on May 4, 2012 in London, England.


    Royal Navy pilots land a Sea King helicopter on the flight deck of the Royal Navy Helicopter Carrier HMS Ocean as she makes her way up the River Thames as part of security rehearsals ahead of the London 2012 Olympics, on May 4, 2012 in London, England.


    A Lynx helicopter hovers as military personnel work on the deck aboard the Royal Navy Helicopter Carrier HMS Ocean maneuver helicopters as she makes her way up the River Thames as part of security rehearsals ahead of the London 2012 Olympics, on May 4, 2012 in London, England.


    Military personnel aboard the Royal Navy Helicopter Carrier HMS Ocean maneuver helicopters as she makes her way up the River Thames as part of security rehearsals ahead of the London 2012 Olympics, on May 4, 2012 in London, England.


    Military personnel aboard the Royal Navy Helicopter Carrier HMS Ocean maneuver helicopters as she makes her way up the River Thames as part of security rehearsals ahead of the London 2012 Olympics, on May 4, 2012 in London, England.


    Military personnel aboard the Royal Navy Helicopter Carrier HMS Ocean maintain a helicopter as she makes her way up the River Thames as part of security rehearsals ahead of the London 2012 Olympics, on May 4, 2012 in London, England.


    Military personnel aboard the Royal Navy Helicopter Carrier HMS Ocean refuel a helicopter as she makes her way up the River Thames as part of security rehearsals ahead of the London 2012 Olympics, on May 4, 2012 in London, England.


    Military personnel aboard the Royal Navy Helicopter Carrier HMS Ocean maintain a helicopter as she makes her way up the River Thames as part of security rehearsals ahead of the London 2012 Olympics, on May 4, 2012 in London, England.


    A Lynx helicopter on the flight deck of the Royal Navy Helicopter Carrier HMS Ocean as she makes her way up the River Thames as part of security rehearsals ahead of the London 2012 Olympics, on May 4, 2012 in London, England.


    A police RIB escorts the Royal Navy Helicopter Carrier HMS Ocean as she makes her way up the River Thames as part of security rehearsals ahead of the London 2012 Olympics, on May 4, 2012 in London, England.


    A Lynx helicopter takes off from the flight deck of the Royal Navy Helicopter Carrier HMS Ocean as it is moored on the River Thames at Greenwich as part of security rehearsals ahead of the London 2012 Olympics, on May 4, 2012 in London, England.


    A Lynx helicopter takes off from the flight deck of the Royal Navy Helicopter Carrier HMS Ocean as it is moored on the River Thames at Greenwich as part of security rehearsals ahead of the London 2012 Olympics, on May 4, 2012 in London, England.


    A Lynx helicopter takes off from the flight deck of the Royal Navy Helicopter Carrier HMS Ocean as it is moored on the River Thames at Greenwich as part of security rehearsals ahead of the London 2012 Olympics, on May 4, 2012 in London, England.


    The Royal Navy Helicopter Carrier HMS Ocean moored on the River Thames at Greenwich as part of security rehearsals ahead of the London 2012 Olympics, on May 4, 2012 in London, England.

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    Default Changing of the guard - Royal Gibraltar Regiment



    [FONT=Verdana]Changing of the guard - Royal Gibraltar Regiment[/FONT] -[FONT=Verdana]28/04/2012[/FONT]

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    Default Exercise Scottish Lion readies 45 Commando for front line

    [FONT=Verdana]More than 750 Royal Marines and supporting units, together with three warships and Sea King and Chinook helicopters, have waged war in and around Galloway Forest Park in a week-long exercise to prepare 45 Commando for front line duties.[/FONT]

    [FONT=Verdana]The Arbroath-based Royal Marines are now the nation's 'Lead Commando Group', ready to deploy around the globe if required, having successfully completed Exercise Scottish Lion.

    Fresh from taking part in one of the biggest war games exercises in Europe this year, Joint Warrior, 45 Commando were thrust immediately into Scottish Lion, which saw the entire unit - more than 750 troops - put ashore south of Stranraer.
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    [FONT=Verdana]Scottish Lion covered ground from the ranges of West Freugh in the west to the ruins of 16th century Edingham Castle, near Dalbeattie, more than 40 miles (64km) to the east.[/FONT]

















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