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Ex DIAMOND PEAK: Army aviators set to scale new heights.

Soldiers who operate the Army’s Apache attack helicopters are setting off to the Himalayas as part of celebrations of the Army Air Corps’ Diamond Jubilee. Across a demanding 20 days, Exercise Diamond Peak will see 21 soldiers – primarily from […]

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Winter Sports Season 2016/17

It had been a long time since 7 Avn Sp Bn REME made any kind of mark on the Winter Sports front.   So for this season we were determined to identify what talent we have and enter a team […]

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RFA ARGUS Deployment Feb 17: 132 Sup Sqn RLC Support 4 Regt AAC

Cpl Edge and Pte Shackleton deployed onto RFA ARGUS from the 29 January until the 5 February 2017 in support of 656 Sqn, 4 Regiment Army Air Corps. Whilst on ship the soldiers were responsible for a Deployable Spares Pack […]

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Exercise RACING ICE 2 Army Championships

SSgt Pervin RLC HQ Sqn 3AAC My emotions were running high whilst travelling to Exercise Racing Ice 2, the Army Skeleton Championships, held at the Olympic track Igls in Innsbruck.  My first experience of Skeleton was over 10 years ago. […]

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Sad Day for Suffolk 

Police Helicopter Station at Wattisham shuts down after 18 years Nearly two decades serving Suffolk from the skies on 30 March 2017 Suffolk’s only police helicopter station at Wattisham Airfield closed down. As a result of the closure of National […]

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Army Air Corps Basketball Chicago Tour 2016

Day 1 – Introductory brief and kit issue. First “light” training session with the whole team together conducted at Wattisham station gym. Coach K putting us through our paces, touching on basic drills and tactics to help endure the onslaught […]

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4 Regt AAC AGC (SPS) Detachment Triple Crown Competition

The Triple Crown Competition (TCC) is an annual AGC event held at Worthy Down. The first competition was held on 5 June 1998 which consisted of a March and Shoot across a 5 mile cross country course with a series […]

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Seaview Regatta

The Army Air Corps Greville Edgcombe Seaview Regatta is an annual event which takes place around May and was held at the Seaview Yacht Club. The aim of the AAC Regatta is to support the development of sailing within the […]

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