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2 PARA - Combat

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2 para - combat
A Paratrooper with B Company, 2 PARA (the 2nd Battalion, the Parachute Regiment), armed with a SA80a2 with UGL attachment, takes cover after throwing a grenade during a combat mission in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, 2008.

2 PARA are part of 16 Air Assault Brigade, Britain's rapid response formation. The Brigade reguarly deploys on tours to Afghanistan.




Image by Sgt Anthony Boocock, RLC | © UK MOD / Crown Copyright 2016
Used under Open Government Licence

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