A small but highly-motivated team of Gurkhas is working hard behind the scenes with the RAF at Gioia del Colle, in southern Italy, to provide essential communication lines for the NATO-led missions over Libya.
Gurkhas help support Libya operations
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
Servicemen and women from 2 (Army Cooperation) Squadron have returned to RAF Marham from supporting UK missions over Libya, having handed over the command of the Tornado Force Element to 9 (Bomber) Squadron.
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RAF squadron hands over command of Tornado Force for Libya operations