image of the day

2 11 2010

Via Defence News

Picture: Sergeant Rupert Frere, Crown Copyright/MOD 2010

Note the continued use of US 6 colour desert (“choc-chip”) camouflage mesh, seventeen years after it passed out of service in the US military! Also of note is the L22A2 carbine version of the standard British 5.56mm rifle, issued to vehicle crews.


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27 02 2011
Piet Bess

Funny– poppies in the non-On Flanders Fields sense seem to play a role in recent conflicts in Asia.

30 05 2011
Hal Jorden

Nice shot I’m liken the color contrast.

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