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Exercise KHUKURI THUNDER in Brunei

12th May 2022

Exercise KHUKURI THUNDER with The Second Battalion, The Royal Gurkha Rifles

Out in Brunei, Support Company and A Company from The Second Battalion, The Royal Gurkha Rifles have just completed their final exercise in Brunei before the unit move back to Shorncliffe in the UK.

They will swap locations and roles with The First Battalion and become part of 16 Air Assault Brigade Combat Team.

The Second Battalion has had an additional 2 years extended tour in Brunei due to travel restrictions imposed by COVID-19 both in the UK and Brunei.

16 Air Assault Brigade are specially trained and equipped to deploy by parachute, helicopter and air-landing. Its core role is to maintain the Air Assault Task Force, a battlegroup held at high readiness to deploy worldwide for a full spectrum of missions, from non-combatant evacuation ops to war fighting. Its core role is to maintain the Air Assault Task Force, a battlegroup held at high readiness to deploy worldwide for a full spectrum of missions, from non-combatant evacuation ops to war fighting. It is at the forefront of developing interoperability with the US Army’s 82nd Airborne Division and the French Army’s 11e Brigade Parachutiste.

Exercise KHUKURI THUNDER with The Second Battlaion, The Royal Gurkha Rifles
Exercise KHUKURI THUNDER with The Second Battlaion, The Royal Gurkha Rifles
Exercise KHUKURI THUNDER with The Second Battlaion, The Royal Gurkha Rifles

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