Rapid Rope Training from HMS Monmouth's Lynx Helicopter
Pictured are members of the HMS Monmouth boarding team conducting rapid rope training from the ship's Lynx Mk 8 helicopter, call sign "Black Knight".
Royal Marines & sailors took it in turns to jump from the Lynx at various heights and kit different configurations.
The Type 23 frigate was deployed on counter piracy and maritime security operations in the Indian Ocean.
Photographer: LA(Phot) Stuart Hill
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