26 May '12, 8am

Shooting Success for 42 Commando Royal Marines | Royal Marines

Eight teams of four from the Plymouth, Portsmouth and Royal Marine Commands along with members of the Royal Navy Reserve took part in the three day competition held at the Military Training Unit (MTU) within HMS Raleigh. Each competitor was tested on their ability to move fast over distances, using the equipment they would be issued with during an operational deployment, to engage the target from different positions. Trophies were awarded on a team and an individual basis with the top shots competing for a chance to represent their Command at the annual Central Skill at Arms Meeting held at Bisley. The Royal Marines of J Company 42 Commando had the most success winning four trophies, while the unit’s Military Transport Troop won two. The other winners were the Royal Marines of 43 Commando Fleet Protection Group, sailors representing Commodore Portsmouth Flotilla and a memb...

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