Kit and equipment
Soldiers were well equipped for their environment, from basic weather proof clothing to the Osprey Body Armour and ballistic nylon helmets which did much to keep soldiers safe. Whilst most patrols were on foot a range of vehicles, from agile and versatile quad bikes to heavily armoured Mastiff patrol vehicles, were available to transport both people and equipment.
Rifleman Miller talks about the essential protection from ballistic glasses when an IED explodes.
Serjeant Kevin Foxton
Serjeant Foxton compares helmets and contrasts the amount of kit used by the British Army with that of the Afghan National Army.
WO2 Company Serjeant Major John Pepper
Company Serjeant Major John Pepper talks about the quality of kit 3 RIFLES had and used.
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