As daytime temperatures soar towards 50 degrees Celsius in the shade in Afghanistan the heat is on for the engineers who keep the fleet of helicopters in the air.
Helping keep the British public informed of the regular work the RAF is doing to support the UN resolutions in Libya from Italy is reservist Flight Lieutenant Tony Newton.
Soldiers who helped keep the Army’s communications running during 16 Air Assault Brigade’s deployment to Afghanistan were praised yesterday for their ‘courage, determination and adaptability’ by Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal.
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.