POTD: FN SCAR-H PR – French Soldiers of Les Verts Company

POTD: FN SCAR-H PR - French Soldiers of Les Verts CompanyPOTD: FN SCAR-H PR - French Soldiers of Les Verts Company

Cpl Paul Squires (RLC). Copyright: UK MOD © Crown copyright 2023.

There’s a huge collection of firearms in TFB’s Photo Of The Day, and if you use the tags, you can search for more FN SCARs – in this case, the French FN SCAR-H PR. Today’s images of this rifle in the hands of French Les Verts Company soldiers are excellent, don’t you agree?

Ours was black, but TFB has reviewed this optic here: TFB Review: The 1-8×24 PM II ShortDot Dual CC – from Schmidt & Bender.

POTD: FN SCAR-H PR - French Soldiers of Les Verts Company

POTD: FN SCAR-H PR - French Soldiers of Les Verts Company

French soldiers of Les Verts Company observes the ground in front of them to identify any enemy approach. Les Verts Company consists of 200 soldiers from the 13th Battalion Chasseurs Alpins who in turn are part of the 27th Mountain Infantry Brigade of the French Army. Soldiers of NATO’s multinational enhanced Forward Presence Battlegroup (eFP BG) are training with the 1st Estonian Infantry Brigade (1 EST Bde) during Estonia’s annual exercise WINTER CAMP. The two week long exercise which started on the 28th January 2023 demonstrates the combined arms capabilities of UK, French, Danish and Estonian forces.

For the past five months, the current rotation of the UK-led eFP BG has consisted of the British Army’s King’s Royal Hussars Tank Regiment, B Company of the Scots Guards, 127 Battery and 176 Battery of the Royal Artillery and 3 Armoured Engineer Squadron deployed alongside the Army’s Viking Squadron and the Les Verts Company of the French Army’s Mountain Infantry Brigade.

The exercise also saw a further surge of troops including a company of Mountain Commados and a platoon of Chemical Biological Radioactive and Nuclear (CBRN) specialists of the French Army DeTere, the RAF’s Chinook Helicopters (CH47) of the Royal Air Force’s Aviation Task Force and High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) of the US Army’s 1st Infantry Division (1ID). (Source: UK MOD © Crown copyright 2023)

Source: Captions and photos: Cpl Paul Squires (RLC). Copyright: UK MOD © Crown copyright 2023.

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