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2 Gurkhas - Saber Strike

17.06.2015

Here's a couple of videos showing soldiers with the 2nd Battalion Royal Gurkha Rifles (2 RGR) on exercise as part of Saber Strike 2015 which involves 6000 military personnel from 13 nations...



The Gurkhas have served in the British Army for 200 years. 2 RGR became a component of 16 Air Assault Brigade (16 AA BDE) in June of this year.

Gurkha with Javelin missile launcher
A 2 RGR soldier carries a Javelin missile launcher during exercise Saber Strike 15. Note the kukri (or khukuri) knife carried by the Gurkha.
Photo by U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Brooks Fletcher, 16th Mobile Public Affairs Detachment

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