A French sniper of the 8th Marine Infantry Parachute Regiment celebrates getting the top score on the range during Exercise Boar’s Head, Otterburn Training Area, Northumberland.

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A British sniper from 5 SCOTS (centre) and French snipers of the 8th Marine Infantry Parachute Regiment train together at Exercise Boar’s Head, Otterburn Training Area, Northumberland.

Exercise Boars Head was a company level live firing exercise which took place at Otterburn Training Area involving a British Army infantry company from 5 SCOTS, a unit of 16 Air Assault Brigade; and a company from 8th Marine Infantry Parachute Regiment a unit of the French 11th Parachute Brigade.

The exercise was part of the continuing relationship between French and British Army units following the signing of the Defence and Security Co-operation Treaty by Prime Minister David Cameron and French President Nicolas Sarkozy in November 2010. 

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    So this is why Oscar The Grouch was such a Grouch- he didn’t pass the sniper course….
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