''The willingness with which our young people are likely to serve in any war,no matter how justified,shall be directly proportional as to how they perceive the veterans of earlier wars were treated and appreciated by their nation'' --George Washington--
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.