400 troops of the 5 RIFLES Battlegroup have deployed to Castlemartin Ranges in Pembrokeshire.
The deployment includes soldiers from D Squadron The Queens Royal Hussars (The Queen’s Own and Royal Irish) , A Battery (The Chestnut Troop) 1 Royal Horse Artillery and 5 Armoured Engineer Squadron, 22 Engineer Regiment.
The British Army say that over the duration of the training package they will conduct ACTs across all platforms and integrated AI live firing up to Platoon level – day and night packages.
“The aim of the training is for all elements of the 5 RIFLES BG to at the best standard possible ahead of their forthcoming deployment on Op CABRIT 7.”
Op CABRIT is the NATO enhanced forward Presence in Estonia a multinational battlegroup led by British troops.