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The GCP (Groupement des Commandos Parachutistes – Commando Parachute Group) are the elite operational pathfinders units within the 11th Parachute Brigade of the French Army. In this photo from Exercise Baccarat in September 2020, a forward observation and reconnaissance team rappels from an NH90 helicopter in the Alps near Grenoble at an altitude of more […]

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Finland Prepared For The Worst: Battlefield 2020

“Battlefield (2020)” is an educational film created by The Finnish Defence Forces specifically for conscript training. The film is part of the combat training material provided in the beginner period and in the non-commissioned and reserve officer courses. In addition, the video is used in the training of reservists and staff. The purpose of the […]

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Royal Marines Storm Tanker In Return To Regular Duties

Royal Marines stormed a tanker off Plymouth as they sharpened their board and search skills – crucial in the wars against drug-running and terrorism. Marines from 42 Commando and 47 Commando (Raiding Group) headed into Plymouth Sound to practise maritime interdiction operations – the art of intercepting, boarding and securing vessels suspected of involvement in […]

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LeapFest 2020 Cancelled

The Rhode Island National Guard’s 56th Troop Command has announced that the Leapfest-International Airborne Competition for 2020 has been cancelled as a consequence of the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Teams that have already registered for Leapfest 2020 will be notified by the command and will receive full reimbursement of their registration fees. To […]

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Royal Marines Go Full Commando In Norway

Over the past couple of months Britain’s Royal Marines have been training across a wide spectrum of Arctic warfare scenarios. This training has been capped off over the past week and half with the exercise “Cold Response 2020”. After it was announced just over 3 months ago that the Royal Marines would be undergoing a […]

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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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U.S. 19th Special Forces Group Soldier lands after a Military Free Fall June 19, 2019, as part of Exercise Trojan Footprint 19. Trojan Footprint, hosted by U.S. Special Operations Command Europe, brought together 1400 SOF from ten nations for training over land, sea and air across Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania and the Black Sea. U.S. Army […]

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