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Ex Maltese Mission – Cambridge University Air Squadron

Unit: Cambridge University Air Squadron
Location: Malta
Date: March 2016
Activities: Diving
Day 1 saw a total of 8 members of Cambridge University Air Squadron (CUAS), travel to Malta for Exercise Maltese Mission after meeting at Cambridge Headquarters at an early time of 03:30 before heading to Luton Airport for the flight to Malta. After about an hour's delay due to fog...

Ex Submerged Battlefield (Dragon) – Army Training Unit (West Midlands)

Unit: ATU(WM)
Location: Malta
Date: August 2015
Activities: Diving
“Oh, I could never do that…I can’t even bear to put my face underwater.” Curious to know who had commented on Justin Maker’s near perfect forward roll into the blue waters of the Mediterranean, I turned round to see a middle-aged British tourist sitting with two of her friends on the...

Ex Dragon Valetta 30 Nov – 10 Dec 2013

Unit: 143X and 49X
Location: Malta
Date: November 2013
Activities: Rock Climbing
In the first week of December I was fortunate enough to attend adventure training Exercise DRAGON VALETTA in Malta with personnel from 143 (West Midlands) Brigade.  Malta is a beautiful island pushing it’s way up from the Mediterranean, with some great opportunities for both rock climbing and open water diving...