03 Commando Helicopter Force in the Arctic

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Ground crew fight to stay on their feet as a British Merlin helicopter comes in to land during practice in the Arctic, picking up loads in the terrain near Bardufoss, Norway. <br />
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In 2019 the Arctic exercise Clockwork passed 50 years of training in Norway, and now has a permanent base within the Norwegian Air Force base at Bardufoss. <br />
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845 Naval Air Squadron is a squadron of the Royal Navy's Fleet Air Arm. Part of the Commando Helicopter Force, it is a specialist amphibious unit operating the Commando Merlin Mk3 helicopter and provides troop transport and load lifting support to 3 Commando Brigade Royal Marines.<br />
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