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Body armour used by Captain Chris Carling, Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, Iraq, 2006 (c)

During Operation TELIC 9 this Opsrey body armour was worn by Captain Chris Carling. While based in a contingency operating base just outside Basra he wrote 'we have incoming [rockets] every day. The only up side is that I get to lay down a lot, the down side is that I have my body Armour and helmet on.'

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 2006-05-6-1

Copyright/Ownership

National Army Museum Copyright

Location

National Army Museum, Army gallery

Object URL

https://collection.nam.ac.uk/detail.php?acc=2006-05-6-1