Exercise Cambrian Patrol is a prestigious British Army exercise which is organized annually in United Kingdom in Wales. Apart from teams from British Army, teams from military establishments all over the world are also invited to participate. It is a three days exercise in which the teams, comprising eight members, are required to infiltrate into simulated enemy lines and perform multiple tasks including obstacle crossing, close target reconnaissance and exfiltrate successfully in real time environments.
For Year – 2010, a total of 86 teams participated in the exercise, including 70 British and 16 teams from other countries of the world including USA, Canada, Germany, France and India etc. Rawalpindi Corps team represented Pakistan Army in Exercise Cambrian Patrol – 2010, held from 11-13 October 2010 and by the Grace of Allah, the team showed an excellent performance by winning a Gold Medal in the event, which is a big honour not only for Army but for the country as a whole.
Team returned to Pakistan yesterday. Commander Rawalpindi Corps and Inspector General Training and Evaluation (IGT&E) appreciated the efforts of the team during meeting held with team members. The “Team Manager” conveyed the feelings of all participating teams and Command echelons of United Kingdom Army, who appreciated the training standards of Pakistan Army and termed it capable of accomplishing its mission in the most trying circumstances.
Cambrian Patrol – 2010 held at Wales from 11-13 October and . (20-10-2010) – Photo ISPR