06 Dec '17, 11am

Border force - Riflemen spill the beans on their Baltic mission. Read more here

Riflemen spill the beans on their Baltic mission FREEZING temperatures, dense forest and a seemingly-endless stream of visiting VIPs – it sounds like the perfect storm of training exercise scenarios but for anyone deploying to Estonia in the near future it is just the start of the challenges they will face. After a nine-month stint leading Nato’s enhanced forward presence to protect the country’s border with Russia, members of 5th Battalion, The Rifles have returned to UK soil. And as they explained to Soldier at their homecoming parade, being one of the most battle-hardened units of the British Army didn’t mean Operation Cabrit came without its fair share of tactical demands. Located in the small town of Tapa, the armoured infantry battalion deployed in two phases, undertaking numerous training packages under an Estonian brigade while exposing their Warrior vehicles to a ...

Full article: http://www.army.mod.uk/soldier-magazine/29227.aspx

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