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They provide Detection, Identification, Monitoring, Analysis and Decontamination and provide advice to the commander on the ground. Operating from specially modified Pinzgauer 6 x 6 vehicles, the equipment is organised so they can deploy forward to cover every eventuality from vehicle mounted to fully man portable tasks. Produced by Defence Public Relations (ARMY).

62 mm machine guns (not standard) 59 60 Landing Craft and Assault Boats Aircraft Desert Hawk Desert Hawk is an extremely versatile and small UAV designed for discrete operations. It is operated normally at the company level but is equally well employed above and below this. It has an extremely good proven record supporting Brigades in Afghanistan. It provides an excellent ‘over the hill’ view for commanders on the ground. LBdr Kirsty Cox trained as a pilot and commander of the Desert Hawk for her first tour.

Smaller boats are used to patrol harbours, rivers and lakes and help bridge-building and ferrying operations. 61 62 Landing Craft and Assault Boats Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear Defence 63 Combat Support Boat The Combat Support Boat (CSB) is a powerful, versatile craft whose major role is to support both bridging and amphibious operations. Assault Boat Mk 6 Water jet propulsion allows high thrust at shallow draught. It can also be used as a general-purpose working boat in support of diving operations, ship-to-shore re-supply and inland water patrols.

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