ROYAL MARINE COMMANDOS IN NORWAY, JANUARY-FEBRUARY 1998 [Allocated Title]
Various elements of the Commandos, including 539 ASRM, 29 Commando Regiment Royal Artillery, 45 Commando Royal Marines, and 3 Commando Brigade Air Defence Group, on exercises in Norway.
(Tapes 1 to 7) January 1998. Bivouac exercises at Harstad. Setesmoen Camp, Andlesnes. Amphibious operations with Dutch forces. 45 Commando Milan Troop 29 Commando RA 105mm guns, Hjerkinn. 20 Commando Battery Rapier site overlooking Foddal Valley. Javelin and Stinger missiles. Royal Fleet Auxiliary ships in fjord.
(Tape 8) Members of 20 Commando Air Defence Battery Royal Artillery and 29 Commando Regiment Royal Artillery in Hjerkinn, February 1998. Marines (29 Commando ?) in BV 209 all-terrain vehicles. Activities in the snow: radio check, carrying boxes, operating Javelin missile, studying map. View of camp. Interior of BV in motion. Live firing drills with 105mm guns: afterwards, the guns are towed away by BV.
(Tape 9) Members of 20 Commando Air Defence Battery Royal Artillery and 29 Commando Regiment Royal Artillery at Hjerkinn, February 1992. 105mm light guns of 20 Battery are set up and fired (live firing); some of the guns are under camouflage nets. Views of the area from within a shell scrape. (Final, unrelated, sequence shows a lecture shot in Falklands Hall, CTCRM Lympstone.)