A Royal Marine with 43 Commando Fleet Protection Group heads a mixed stack of Royal Marines and members of the U.S. Marines Security Forces Regiment. The Marines are preparing to enter and recapture a mock nuclear facility during Exercise Tartan Eagle 2014.
43 Commando provides s final denial of access to nuclear weapons at HM Naval Base Faslane and at Royal Naval Armament Depot Coulport in Argyll, Scotland. Working alongside the Special Escort Group (Ministry of Defence Police), 43 Commando also provide security for the movement of nuclear warheads via road convoy.
U.S. DoD photo by Master Sgt. Chad McMeen
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