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Images Dated 3rd March 2006

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RAF Puma Helicopter on Exercise in Norway Featured 3 Mar 2006 Print

RAF Puma Helicopter on Exercise in Norway

Royal Air Force 33 Sqn Puma's conducted winter training which included snow landings and carrying underslung loads, in the mountainous region above Bardufoss, Norway. This image shows a Puma HC1 having just landed on the snow.
Exercise Clockwork 06 was a 14-week training exercise, which ran from December 05 to March 06 and was held at the Norwegian Air Force base of Bardufoss. Its aim was to prepare personnel from all three services to operate in extreme cold weather environments, such as might be experienced during winters in the Balkans or Afghanistan.
Throughout the flying phase of the exercise, Joint Helicopter Command Battlefield helicopter crews from the Royal Air Force, Army and Royal Navy, practiced such skills as snow landings in whiteout conditions, moving personnel from point to point and conducting navigation exercises. Personnel from 33 Squadron RAF Benson, also practised carrying under slung loads beneath their Puma helicopters, during both day and night operations.
The 3rd phase of the exercise, saw participants attend a cold weather survival course, during which they spent 5 days and 4 nights in the Arctic environment of the 500 metre high Norwegian mountains surrounding Bardufoss, where temperatures dropped as low as minus 32 degrees and visibility fell to just a few metres. Mandatory for all personnel who had not done survival training, they learnt how to survive in the sub zero temperatures by digging snow holes, navigating in the harsh terrain and responding to an enemy attack

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Triumph of Neptune, 2nd century Featured 3 Mar 2006 Print

Triumph of Neptune, 2nd century

Triumph of Neptune, 2nd century. Neptune, Roman god of the sea (Poseidon in the Greek pantheon) carrying his trident and riding in a chariot pulled by horses with dolphin tails. Mosaic from Sousse (Susah), Tunisia. From the Brado Museum, Tunis

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2nd Century, Animal, Animals, Art, Art Media, Arts, Century, Chariot, Color, Colour, Country, Deity, God, Goddess, Horse, Horses, Italy, Location, Mosaic, Neptune, Pointing, Poseidon, Print Collector1, Pulling, Religion, Religious, Road Transport, Roman, Rome, Transport, Transportation, Travel, Travelling, Trident, Tunisia, Tunisian

Aimable Jean Jacques Pelissier, French soldier, 1857 Featured 3 Mar 2006 Print

Aimable Jean Jacques Pelissier, French soldier, 1857

Aimable Jean Jacques Pelissier, French soldier, 1857. Pelissier (1794-1864) served in Spain, Algeria and the Crimea. During the Crimean War (1853-1856) he commanded the First Corps of French army which co-operated with the British at Sebastapol. His troops carried fort of Malakoff by storm in 1856. Pelissier was made a Marshal of France in 1855 and Duke of Malakoff in 1856. He was appointed Ambassador to Great Britain in 1850 and Governor-General of Algeria in 1860

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