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UK Army Reserves ~ Exercise YORKSHIRE STRIKE

Reserve soldiers take part in training on 10/02/21 at Warcop Training Area as part of Ex YORKSHIRE STRIKE [Crown Copyright: Cpl Danielle Dawson]

The UK Ministry of Defence yesterday released a package of images of Army Reserves training last week on Exercise YORKSHIRE STRIKE.

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Released, 15 February 2021: 4 YORKS, an Army Reserve infantry unit based across Yorkshire, conducted Ex YORKSHIRE STRIKE serials on 10 Feb 21. This training package included cross-country driving, rifle ranges, and tactical skills as part of a Potential Junior Non-Commissioned Officer (PJNCO) course.

Reserve soldiers are briefed by two instructors before carrying out dry fire manoeuvre drills on 10/02/21 at Warcop Training Area as part of Ex YORKSHIRE STRIKE [Crown Copyright: Cpl Danielle Dawson]

The exercise was conducted across three counties – County Durham, Cumbria, and North Yorkshire. It also involved personnel from 4 LANCS and the QOY. Training like this demonstrates the Army’s commitment to developing its soldiers and continuing to ensure operational effectiveness during these difficult times.

Reserve soldiers take part in casualty evacuation (casevac) training on 10/02/21 at Warcop Training Area as part of Ex YORKSHIRE STRIKE [Crown Copyright: Cpl Danielle Dawson]

All training was conducted according to COVID-19 protocols. Personnel were bubbled together, with external visitors wearing masks and remaining socially distanced at all times. Travel was only conducted when it was deemed to be essential according to UK Government guidance.

A Land Rover is driven cross-country by a Reserve soldier in the snow at Catterick Training Area on 10/02/21 as part of Ex YORKSHIRE STRIKE [Crown Copyright: Cpl Danielle Dawson]
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