Fraud Blocker Skip to main content

Home > Services > Royal Air Force

RAF Chinook Carrying Army Land Rover

RAF Chinook Carrying Army Land Rover


Choose from the following product ranges for this image

Canvas Prints
Fine Art Prints
Mounted Photos
Metal Prints
Cards
Housewares


We accept all major credit cards

Armed Forces

Wall Art and Photo Gifts from Armed Forces

RAF Chinook Carrying Army Land Rover

A Royal Air Force Chinook helicopter is pictured carrying an Army Land Rover as part of Exercise Wessex Thunder.
RAF Chinooks from RAF Odiham taking part in Exercise Wessex Thunder (Ex WT) on Salisbury Plain. Ex WT saw 2nd Battalion The Parachute Regiment (2 PARA) working with the Omani Western Frontier Regiment from the Royal Omani Army over a 2 week lonf exercise which concluded in a co-ordinated attack on the urban warfare training facility at Copehill Down. 2 PARA launched the initial assault with the Omani troops arriving by two Chinooks to reinforce the paras and complete the capture of the village.
The Chinooks also moved vehicles around the plain as underslung loads.
Royal Air Force Odiham is situated in North Hampshire, 46 Miles south west of London. The nearest large town is Basingstoke, 7 miles to the West. The working population of the Station is about 2, 000, of which around 100 are civilians.
Royal Air Force Odiham operates three Support Helicopter (SH) squadrons and one Army Air Corps (aC) Lynx squadron. A conversion flight is incorporated in one of SH squadrons. The flying units are supported by Forward Support Wing, which provides 2nd line aircraft, equipment engineering and logistics support, and by Base Support Wing, which manages the Station infrastructure, finance, welfare and other support tasks. Ops Wing is responsible for co-ordinating all aspects of operational and logistic output and also manages the airfield services.
Nos 7, 18 (B) and 27 squadrons, equipped with the Chinook HC2, HC2A and HC3 and No 657 Squadron (aC) with its Lynx AH7s, operate in support of NATO and UK interests worldwide, providing direct support to the Army. No 18 (B) Squadron additionally operates a training flight to convert pilots and crewmen to fly the Chinook. The Joint Helicopter Support Squadron is also based at Royal Air Force Odiham and deploys with the squadrons to provide specialist underslung load support and landing site management in

The British Army protects the United Kingdom's interests at home and abroad, providing a safe and secure environment in which all British citizens can live and prosper

Media ID 15228819

© Crown Copyright

Army Chinook Equipment Helicopter Odiham Royal Air Force Vehicle Land Rover Landrover Snatch


FEATURES IN THESE COLLECTIONS

> Armed Forces > Army

> Armed Forces > RAF

> Services > Royal Air Force


EDITORS COMMENTS
This print showcases a Royal Air Force Chinook helicopter in action, carrying an Army Land Rover as part of Exercise Wessex Thunder. The exercise took place on Salisbury Plain and involved 2nd Battalion The Parachute Regiment (2 PARA) working alongside the Omani Western Frontier Regiment from the Royal Omani Army. During the two-week long exercise, 2 PARA launched an initial assault, with Omani troops arriving by two Chinooks to reinforce their efforts and successfully capture a village. In addition to troop transport, the versatile Chinooks also undertook vehicle transportation across the plain as underslung loads. Royal Air Force Odiham, located in North Hampshire, serves as home base for three Support Helicopter squadrons and one Army Air Corps Lynx squadron. These units are responsible for providing direct support to NATO and UK interests worldwide while supporting the army's operations. The dedicated personnel at RAF Odiham consist of approximately 2, 000 individuals, including both military personnel and civilians. The station is supported by Forward Support Wing for aircraft maintenance and logistics support, Base Support Wing managing infrastructure and welfare tasks, and Ops Wing coordinating operational output. Sgt Ross Tilly captured this remarkable moment during Exercise Wessex Thunder—an impressive display of joint military cooperation between British forces and their Omani counterparts.

MADE IN THE UK
Safe Shipping with 30 Day Money Back Guarantee

FREE PERSONALISATION*
We are proud to offer a range of customisation features including Personalised Captions, Color Filters and Picture Zoom Tools

SECURE PAYMENTS
We happily accept a wide range of payment options so you can pay for the things you need in the way that is most convenient for you

* Options may vary by product and licensing agreement. Zoomed Pictures can be adjusted in the Basket.



redeem
Beautiful Photo Prints and Gifts
image
Professionally Printed
inventory
Photo Prints are in stock
thumb_up
Professional quality finish
diamond
Made with high-grade materials
inventory_2
Carefully packed to aid safe arrival



Related Images


RAF Chinook Helicopter
RAF Chinook Helicopter
US Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk Helicopter
US Sikorsky UH-60 Black Hawk Helicopter
Challenger 2 Main Battle Tank patrolling outside Basra, Iraq
Challenger 2 Main Battle Tank patrolling outside Basra, Iraq
HMS Ambush
HMS Ambush
Ministry of Defence Main Building, Whitehall, London
Ministry of Defence Main Building, Whitehall, London
Royal Navy Merlin Helicopter
Royal Navy Merlin Helicopter
HMS Ocean at sea
HMS Ocean at sea
HMS Monmouth
HMS Monmouth
HMS Pembroke
HMS Pembroke
HMS Cornwall
HMS Cornwall
A Chinook helicopter and a Royal Marine rigid-inflatable boat (RIB), off Studland Bay, Dorset, UK
A Chinook helicopter and a Royal Marine rigid-inflatable boat (RIB), off Studland Bay, Dorset, UK
Mk3 Chinook Helicopter at RAF Odiham
Mk3 Chinook Helicopter at RAF Odiham

+

Shipping

+

Choices

+

Reviews

+

Guaranteed




Related Collections


Royal Air Force
Royal Air Force
Browse 5,036 Prints
RAF
RAF
Browse 458 Prints
Army
Army
Browse 187 Prints