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UK and French army medics rise to challenge

British and French military medics have trained to deploy together on operations around the world during a major exercise in Scotland.

Exercise Joint Warrior has seen troops from 16 Air Assault Brigade and the 11th Parachute Brigade, the British and French Army’s rapid reaction forces, respectively, training together to be able to deploy side-by-side on contingency operations ranging from disaster relief to war-fighting.

A key training task saw a soldier with a simulated gunshot wound follow the pathway from point of wounding to recovery in a field hospital.

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