RAF Force Protection Wing defends Camp Bastion during Taliban attack

Members of No 5 RAF Force Protection Wing, working alongside the US Marine Corps (USMC), have spoken about quickly regaining control of Camp Bastion Airfield following an insurgent attack on Friday 14 September, killing 14 and capturing one of the enemy.

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RAF Force Protection Wing defends Camp Bastion during Taliban attack

RAF Force Protection Wing trials the new Foxhound armoured vehicle

Members of No 5 RAF Force Protection Wing based at Camp Bastion in Helmand province, Afghanistan, have become amongst the very first Service personnel in the region to operate Foxhound, the MOD’s latest protected patrol vehicle.

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RAF Force Protection Wing trials the new Foxhound armoured vehicle

RAF protecting Camp Bastion

Personnel from Number 5 RAF Force Protection Wing, based at RAF Lossiemouth, have now been deployed at Camp Bastion for two months where they have responsibility for providing security at the main British base in Helmand province.

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RAF’s 6 Force Protection Wing returns from Afghanistan

6 Force Protection Wing (6 FP Wg), including 58 Squadron (58 Sqn) RAF Regiment, has returned safely to RAF Leuchars following a successful seven-month deployment to Afghanistan.

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