British troops in the territory of imitation training Afghan soldiers in the village (Figure)
2011 年 1 14, the British soldiers in Afghanistan is a replica of the village east of England to start training
BEIJING, Jan. 24, according to foreign reports on the 24th, the British Army side of a building in eastern England area of ??12,000 hectares of realistic Afghan villages, the soldiers see, hear and feel the same village in Afghanistan, to train them to fight in such an environment. The training ground this month to the Associated Press reporter disclosed.
this military training ground built in 2008, designed to mimic a typical Afghan village in Helmand province, including those with characteristics of local houses, shops and markets, market tops in wicker baskets in the fruit with plastic instead. About 120 Afghans in the UK on a walk through the market to play Afghan soldiers, police and local residents. An Afghan ‘village’ British soldiers also tried to move a gun for that bike.
British officials said, will be a replica of Afghanistan in the village, to the spring (March or April) will be deployed to frontline British troops in Afghanistan to provide critical training. Training, mainly in southern Afghanistan, including familiar culture, learning and contact with local residents of Afghanistan, met with tribal elders and so on. Most of these trained soldiers had never been to Afghanistan. A major, said, these “field” training will enable each level of the soldiers “how to master the operation in Helmand province,” the Afghans in the UK to play local Afghan residents, more added realism of a scene.
addition, the British soldiers used helicopters to evacuate the wounded to accept, in the forest after the raid was to find shelter and fight back, and other military training.
is not known when the replica of the village will be demolished. Reported that, as the British anti-war sentiment, Prime Minister Cameron has promised Britain will end in 2014, troops from Afghanistan.