A Bombadier with 148 (Meiktila) Commando Forward Observation Battery
scans for activity with his SA80A2 rifle during an operation while attached to the 4th Battalion, the Highlanders, the Royal Regiment of Scotland, in Helmand Prcvince, Afghanistan, July 2011.
Forward Observers from 148 (Meiktila) Battery are experts at calling in air strikes and artillery fire. They typically support 3 Commando Brigade and the Special Forces.
US DoD Image by Petty Officer 2nd Class Jonathan Chandler
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