Friday Fotos

On 09/01, after identifying a terrorist rally in the Boulikessi region, 11th Airborne Brigade paratroopers of the Barkhane Force Commando Group guided an air strike, taking out several terrorists. The next day, a second terrorist gathering was identified in the same area: a ground assault backed by a reconnaissance and attack helicopter neutralized several dozens […]

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Cordura Goes Commando

A while back we reported on the Crye Precision GB4 uniforms that have been adopted by the Royal Marine Commandos, through a contract with Level Peaks in the UK. With this article we take a closer look at the fabric – thanks to the Cordura brand from Invista. Chosen for its durability and high-performance characteristics, […]

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Royal Marines of 45 Commando carry out mountain training in Scotland ahead of their Arctic deployment next year. At the heart of this is Future Commando Force. This bold modernisation is a restructuring that will overhaul how the world-famous green berets operate. It is about returning commando forces to their roots as raiders from the […]

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A drone drops a bag of supplies to a waiting Royal Marine during a recent exercise in Cyprus. The UK’s Littoral Response Group used the waters, shores and exercise areas of Cyprus to see how drones, autonomous systems, new vehicles and cutting-edge communications can transform the way the Royal Marines go into action in the […]

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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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