Colour Sergeant Grant Smith in Afghanistan - Members of the Royal Gibraltar Regiment are currently augmenting other units in Afghanistan and playing an important part in operations while other soldiers from the regiment have recently been training for potential deployments.
Soldiers from D Company, 5th Battalion The Rifles, crossing an irrigation ditch whilst on a foot patrol [Picture: Sergeant Wes Calder, Crown Copyright/MOD 2011]
Soldiers from D Company, 5th Battalion The Rifles, conduct a foot patrol to uncover insurgent activity in the southern Nahr-e Saraj district, Helmand province [Picture: Sergeant Wes Calder, Crown Copyright/MOD 2011]
Sergeant Norton from D Company, 5th Battalion The Rifles, observes a compound of interest [Picture: Sergeant Wes Calder, Crown Copyright/MOD 2011]
Diver serving with 35 Engineer Regiment, wearing an MTP Diving Suit – Afghanistan, 5th November 2011 - Photos: Crown Copyright 2011
Canadian 105mm LG-1 firing at Taliban position in Afghanistan.
Royal Marine Commando’s of Zulu Company, 45 CDO RM
A commando from the 1st Commando Regiment and a member of SOTG’s Afghan partnering unit, the Provincial Police Reserve, discuss the finer points of the plan before an operation.
Commandos from the 1st Commando Regiment prepare for darkness as the sun sets behind snow-capped mountains in Southern Afghanistan
An Australian soldier with the Special Operations Task Group (SOTG) in southern Afghanistan takes a moment to reflect before heading out on another mission.
A member of Australia’s Special Operations Task Group (SOTG) waits patiently for the word to move out during operations in southern Afghanistan.
An Australian Soldier from the Special Operations Task Group (SOTG) fixes his gaze forward as he and his colleagues prepare to go outside the wire.