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British Paratroopers inside the fuselage of an Armstrong Whitworth Whitley aircraft during training at RAF Ringway, Manchester, August 1942. The Whitley was the RAF’s largest bomber at the outbreak of war. In 1939 it soon became obsolete due to its slowness and vulnerability. It was then handed over to Airborne Forces, who used it for parachute […]

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Climbing on icy waterfalls is more than just an extraordinary sport. During various military operations, it may be necessary for soldiers to climb on such ice formations. That’s why Army Mountain Guides conduct annual training on climbing vertical ice in the Bavarian Alps in Mittenwald. Due to the cold and wet protection suits with winter […]

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The Royal Marines of Commando Helicopter Force put Joint Helicopter Command personnel through their paces during Arctic survival training ahead of flying sorties in the skies over northern Norway. Photo credit: Royal Marines, Crown Copyright 2020. […]

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Qatari special operations personnel conduct a military free-fall friendship jump during a static-line and military free-fall parachute training exercise over Qatar, Aug. 21, 2017. This marked the first event of its kind conducted between the U.S. and Qatar, allowing the enhanced interoperability between special forces personnel from both nations. U.S. Air Force photo by Staff […]

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A soldier with the Norwegian Armed Forces prepares to fire an M72 Light Anti-Tank Weapon alongside special tactics operators from 352nd Special Operations Wing, during a live-fire training. Photo: U.S. Special Operations Command Europe […]

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U.S. Army Capt. Jett Nelson, with the 56th Troop Command, watches for the landing zone while performing Jumpmaster duties on a CH-47F Chinook Helicopter during Leapfest 2019 at West Kingston, RI., July 31, 2019. (U.S. Army Reserve photo by Staff Sgt. Joshua E. Powell) […]

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A Ukrainian Special Forces designated marksman surveys his surroundings while acting as OPFOR as part of Exercise Combined Resolve XII, August 2019. Photo credit: U.S. Special Operations Command Europe […]

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