Desert disruptive pattern combat jacket worn by Corporal Mark Hardy, 2004 (c)
Hardy wore this jacket during Operation Telic, the British Army's deployment to Iraq (2003-2011). Soldiers wore this pattern of uniform (known as No. 5 Desert combat dress) in both the Gulf War of 1990-1991 and the more recent Iraq conflict. It was replaced in 2010 by Multi-Terrain Pattern uniform.
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