Essential Kit for a Helmand Twitch

Birding reports from from our rep in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.
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Essential Kit for a Helmand Twitch

Postby Lesser Spot Finder » Fri Feb 10, 2012 4:40 am

SA 80 Rifle
150 rounds of 5.56mm ammunition
Mark 7 Combat Helmet
First Aid Kit (in two pouches)
Webbing
Osprey Body Armour
Pelvic Protection
Day sack (incl sleeping bag, 24 hour rations, spare kit)
Old Bausch and Lomb Binoculars
Birds of the Middle East Field Guide
Note Book

3 armoured vehicles with Force Protection

Lesser Spot Finder
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Re: Essential Kit for a Helmand Twitch

Postby Lesser Spot Finder » Mon May 28, 2012 1:14 pm

Lesser Spot Finder wrote:SA 80 Rifle
150 rounds of 5.56mm ammunition
Mark 7 Combat Helmet
First Aid Kit (in two pouches)
Webbing
Osprey Body Armour
Pelvic Protection
Day sack (incl sleeping bag, 24 hour rations, spare kit)
Old Bausch and Lomb Binoculars
Birds of the Middle East Field Guide
Note Book

3 armoured vehicles with Force Protection
I've just seen this nicked on a North Wales Birding Site. I'm humbled.


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