With government structures in place the UK-led Helmand Provincial Reconstruction Team (PRT) is concentrating on training and mentoring members of the district councils and line management, its head said yesterday.
Helmand reconstruction work moving quickly
Sapper Vasilis ‘Taz’ Tzanetis is the lead searcher in an elite team of Royal Engineers on 24-hour call to seek out improvised explosive devices (IEDs) in Helmand province.
Searching for IEDs – one of the most dangerous jobs in Helmand
A dawn patrol mission over Libya as part of NATO’s commitment to protect the civilian population recently saw an RAF Typhoon pilot rack up his 1,000th flying hour on the aircraft.
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Typhoon pilot clocks up 1,000 flying hours over Libya
Lucrative criminal industries on the coast of Sierra Leone are being smashed by the country’s burgeoning army, thanks to support from British personnel. Report by Joe Clapson.
UK military train Sierra Leone maritime defence force
The Ministry of Defence’s 2nd Permanent Secretary, Jon Day, explains what some of Lord Levene’s recommendations on Defence Reform will mean, and why we will see dramatic changes across UK Defence. Report by Lorraine McBride.
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MOD’s 2nd PUS discusses Defence Reform