Friday, 11 October 2013

Rapier Forty years of service and still going strong.
























Forty years of service and still going strong, the Rapier ground-to-air missile system is the mainstay of the air defence umbrella of any Royal Air Force deployed operating base.Pictured: LBdr Robert Nyirenda (right) of 32 Bty, 16 Regt Royal Artillery oversees the reloading of a Rapier Air Defence System on Ex Capable Eagle on 10th Oct 2013.




Credit: Crown Copyright /  Ex Capable Eagle/ Ministry of Defence.