ROYAL TANK REGIMENT ASSOCIATION  

 

 MEDWAY BRANCH

 

  "Lydd Ranges 9 Oct 2010"


 

 

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Branch Meetings

 

A Branch Meeting is held every second Friday of the month at:

 

The King Charles Hotel

Brompton

ME7 5QT

 

at 1930 hours

With Raffle 

 

All members are welcome

 

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Lydd Ranges - 9 Oct 2010

 

 

Members assemble for a photo beside the Napoleonic War canon.

Roy adjusts his trousers.

 

Group Assembling

 

 

"Who sits Where?"

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Front row - Derek Melhuish, Ivan Goodban, RoyHill, Trevor Dady,

Bill Turk, Stan Sims, Dick Gash, KenAlfor

Back row - WO2 Graham Walford RRF,

Maj.(Retd) Pat O'Reilly (Range Officer),

Lt. Col (Retd) Graham Duthoit (Deputy Cmdt), Suzanne Turk,

Ron Cook, David, Whent, Steve Jerome,

Pete Evans, Patricia Turk, WO2 Steve Morrison SG.

 

 

Maj. Pat O'Reilly explains the Urban training area facilities

 

Inside the Urban training briefing room.

 

WO2 Morrison briefing us prior to entering the Urban training area.

 

 

Using a model, WO2 Steve Morrison shows us the layout of the

training area.

 

Inside the Urban training area. Although this area was the

original "Tin City" for Northern Ireland training, it has

   now been adapted to represent street scenes inAfghanistan.

 

Inside the Urban training area

 

 

 

Maj. Pat O'Reilly explains that we need to put on our ear

defenders as we are about to experience

IED (Improvised Explosive Device) explosions.

 

Maj. Pat O'Reilly briefs us on the "Arab Compound " we are

about to enter

 

 

Inside a "Patrol Sanger" where we experienced sound effects

and smoke as if we were under attack by insurgents.

 

Undergoing a briefing in the indoor range prior to shooting

with the laser weapons at moving targets on a screen

 

Even the Ladies had a go at shooting with very good results