The well-oiled contingency operating base in Italy from where RAF missions over Libya have been launched over the last few months was set up by and keeps running like clockwork thanks to a team of Army experts. Report by Joe Clapson.
Army experts help keep base for Libya operations running
Personnel from 2nd Battalion The Parachute Regiment (2 PARA) joined military parachutists from around the globe to exercise in Ukraine. Report by Joe Clapson.
2 PARA in Ukraine for Exercise Rapid Trident
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
Six years ago, Sierra Leone was a failing state receiving assistance from 10,000 United Nations troops. Now, with the republic’s growing stability and the assistance of British military mentors, its armed forces could soon be part of a UN force helping to keep the peace in Sudan.
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Sierra Leonean army comes of age under British direction