3 PARA is the 3rd Battalion, The Parachute Regiment, in the British Army. It is part of 16 Air Assault Brigade, roled as an airborne light infantry unit capable of a wide range of operational taskings. 3 PARA are based at Merville Barracks, Colchester.

Falcon Amarante

Pathfinders and French Paras on Joint Exercise Soldiers of the Pathfinders and Groupement des Commandos Parachutistes (GCP), the advance forces of 16 Air Assault Brigade and 11e Brigade Parachutiste, about to practise fast roping from a French Army Puma helicopter during Exercise Falcon Amarante. British and French paratroopers are showing their readiness to deploy together […] To see the original post visit Combat.Camera – The Magazine of Military Photography…

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