Newly trained British Army Gurkha Engineers

32 Gurkhas have just completed their initial trade training to become Combat Engineers in the Queen’s Gurkha Engineers. After completing 39-weeks training in Catterick, those selected to be Combat Engineers moved to Minley.

During the final leg of their journey, troops took on multiple phases of training scenarios, including section attacks, bridge-building, demolition, teamwork and time-pressured activities.

Their skills and drills are what turned them from civilians into Gurkhas sappers who will deploy alongside the Royal Engineers as part of the Queen’s Gurkha Engineers.

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