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42 Commando - SA80A2

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42 Commando - SA80A2
A Royal Marine with 42 Commando takes aim with a SA80A2 rifle while on an operation in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, 2008. Note the Trijicon Advanced Combat Optical Gunsight (ACOG) TA31RCO 4 x 32 sight. An additional CQB red dot sight is mounted atop the ACOG for short range engagements.

42 Commando (" Four Two Commando") is a battalion-sized component of 3 Commando Brigade. 42 Commando is based at Bickleigh Barracks near Plymouth.
image by LA(Phot) Gaz Faulkner  | © UK MOD / Crown Copyright 2018
Used under Open Government Licence
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