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Jackal 2 - 40 Commando

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40 Commando - Jackal 2
Royal Marines with B Company, 40 Commando transverse the Helmand desert in Jackal 2 armoured vehicles. Officially categorized as Protected Patrol Vehicle class of vehicle, the Jackal 2 is a 4x4 armoured vehicle that can be employed in the patrol, fire support and recce role. The vehicle features blast shields to protect the occupants from mines and IEDs. A GPMG is typically mounted at the vehicle commander's station while the main gunner's station can accomodate a GPMG, Heavy Machine Gun or Grenade Machine Gun.
Image by LA(Phot) Si Ethell | © UK MOD / Crown Copyright 2010
Used under Open Government Licence
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