Noteworthy UK Exercises, Demonstrations & Trials
Totals – Exercises 10 Operations 5 Demonstrations 11 Trials 1
DEMONSTRATION (7th – 10th May 1974)
RMCS demonstration in Blandford D13/R234 – Capt R D Abbott
DEMONSTRATION (25th – 27th May 1974)
Worcester Show – D13/R234. A Troop working to Krefeld, BAOR – S/Sgt (FoS) Spence
DEMONSTRATION (27th May – 3rd June 1974)
M-ONE at Aldershot for sales demonstration.
DEMONSTRATION (27th – 30th May 1974)
RMAS demonstration in Sandhurst D13/R234 – Capt R D Abbott
EX TURNOUT 2 (22nd – 26th June 1974)
E21/R241 E Troop at Droitwich– working to Cyprus – Capt C Heaps
EX NEW ENVOY – DEMONSTRATION (26th – 30th June 1974)
M-TWO at Aldershot.
EX SIGNAL VIEW (6th – 7th July 1974)
E21/R241 – E Troop and D13/R234 – A Troop in Norton Barracks. A Troop – Krefeld, BAOR and E Troop – Malta
OP SPACE RACE (9th – 12th July 1974)
M-TWO at Oakhanger.
DEMONSTRATION (12th – 14th July 1974)
M-ONE at Blandford for NATO Officers demonstration.
OP SPACE RACE (15th July– 30th September 1974)
M-ONE at Oakhanger.
EXERCISE (18th Jul y 1974)
Assistance to HMS FEARLESS on Ship’s FFR. D13/R234 – A Troop at Norton Barracks working to Portsmouth area.
OP SPACE RACE (19th July – 11th August 1974)
M-TWO at Oakhanger as back-up for M-ONE.
DEMONSTRATION (22nd – 26th July 1974)
NATO Sig Officers demonstration in Blandford) D13/R234 – Capt R D Abbott
EX FALLBACK 5 (23rd – 26th July 1974)
E2/R241 E Troop in Pontrilas – Stanbridge – Capt A M Lovatt
EX PASHA 2 (23rd – 25th September 1974)
D13 R/234 – A Troop in Westdown Camp to Malta – Capt R D Abbott
EX FALLBACK 6 (24th September – 4th October 1974)
D13/R234, – A Troop in Browndown Camp – Gibraltar – S/Sgt (FoS) Spence
DEMONSTRATION (1st – 3rd October 1974)
School s demonstration in Blandford) D13/R234 – Capt R D Abbott
OP SPACE RACE (1st October– 11th November 1974)
M-ONE at Oakhanger.
OP SPACE RACE (1st October – 19th December1974)
M-TWO at Oakhanger.
EX. TURNOUT 3 (1st – 10th November 1974)
E21/R241 E Troop in Droitwich working to Cyprus – Capt A M Lovatt
EX LONG POST (5th – 7th November 1974)
D13/R234 A Troop in Droitwich working to Malta – WO1 (FoS) Nickson
EX HIGH POST (15th – 22nd November 1974)
E21/R241 at Westdown Camp & 2 x D13/R234 in Winchester. E Troop worked to Belize. A Troop worked to Malta & Aberdeen Maj W E A Edmonds, Capt A M Lovatt, Capt C Heaps
DEMONSTRATION (16th January 1975)
Staff College demonstration in Blandford) D13/R234– Capt A M Lovatt
EX PASEA 3 (28th – 30th January 1975)
D13/R234 A Troop in Blandford working to Gibraltar – Capt C Heaps
DEMONSTRATION (20th – 21st February 1975)
RMCS demonstration in Blandford) D13/R234 – WO2 (FoS) Sant
TRIAL (3rd March – 9th April 1975)
M-TWO at Oakhanger for US/UK Maritime trials.
EX TURNOUT 4 (10th – 14th March 1975)
E21/R241– E Troop –working to Malta & D13/R234 A Troop working to Cyprus from Droitwich –S/Sgt (FoS) Spence, WO2 (FoS) Sant
Overseas Operations & Exercises
Totals – Exercises 6 Trials 1
TRIAL (16th May – 5th June 1974)
M-TWO in BAOR (Rheindahlen & Herford) for trials and demonstrations
EX DUCHY (30th July– 28Th August 1974)
E21/R241 – E Troop in Guadalcanal, British Solomon Islands) 3 Phases ASPIRELAY – Watsonia, Australia, UKCOMMCELL- Singapore, COMMCEN Hong Kong – Capt C Heaps
EX CHAPELGATE (11th August 1974)
WO2 (FoS) G H Nickson took over BELIZE Det from WO1 (FoS) P Cook
EX CHAPELGATE (13th October 1974)
WO1 (FoS) Falconer took over BELIZE Det from WO2 (FoS) G H Nickson
EX BOLD GUARD (6th – 18th September 1974)
E21/R241 (Boostedt – BAOR) E Troop working to Stanbridge/Lyneham – Capt A M Lovatt
EX GLEAM (28th October – 15th November 1974)
D13/R234 A Troop in St Lucia working to Nassau – Capt R D Abbott
EX CLOCKWORK (14th January – 26th March 1975)
D13/R234 A Troop in Bodo, Norway working to Stanbridge/Boddington – Capt R D Abbott
EX AVAST (25th January– 1st March 1975)
D13/R234 A Troop in Nanyuki, Kenya. – Capt A M Lovatt