Members of 3 Rifles travelled across Romania, from the coast to the capital, on the way to Exercise Noble Jump.
Continuing the journey made from a port on the coast of Romania to Bucharest, 3 Rifles and attachments are pictured here driving their convoys of JACKALS, SV Man Trucks, Land Rovers, PFA and more the eight hours from CSC Bucharest to Cincu Training area in Central Romania.
This placed the 3 Rifles forces in place ready to begin Exercise Noble Jump.
“Weapon ranges were conducted by members off 3 Rifles to maintain existing skills and to nurture newly developed ones. Rifle and pistol ranges were conducted including transition shoots moving from rifle to pistol in quick succession were completed.
The 3rd Battalion the Rifles (3 RIFLES) are deployed on Exercise NOBLE JUMP in Romania, which is part of a wider exercise called Exercise Defender 21. The Support and Headquarters Companies of 3 RIFLES are at Cincu Training Area, Romania, to partner with the UK’s NATO Allies.”
The British Army say that 3 RIFLES are working alongside the 66th Turkish Brigade, as well as elements of the Italian and US Armies.
“The Exercise will see the soldiers of different nationalities conduct interoperability training together, as well as live fire ranges. Despite COVID restrictions, the Army is still conducting demanding training overseas, with covid 19 precautions in place. All personnel deployed had to have proof of a negative PCR covid test 72 hours before deployment.”