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Paras put through their paces on Ex Active Eagle

From helicopter assaults to dealing with public disturbances, the British Army’s rapid reaction force has been put through its paces.

Exercise Active Eagle has seen the 2 PARA Battlegroup (BG), which is based around the airborne infantry of Colchester-based 2nd Battalion The Parachute Regiment, undergo demanding and varied training at the STANTA Ranges in Norfolk.

The 2 PARA BG is currently serving as the Air Assault Task Force (AATF), which is ready to deploy anywhere in the world at short notice to conduct the full spectrum of military operations, from non-combatant evacuation operations to war fighting.

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Images by Cpl Obi Igbo; Crown copyright


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