Royal Marines Commandos
preparing to abseil down from a Royal Marines Lynx Mk7 helicopter from 847 Naval Air Squadron (NAS)
. Lynxes from 847 NAS are owned by the Army but flown by Navy and Royal Marines pilots. They are used as utility helicopters in support of 3 Commando Brigade
. They can also act as attack helicopters with the addition of 2 pods of 4 TOW wire-guided anti-tank missiles.