TL8997 : Eastmere, Stanford training area

taken 2 years ago, 3 km from Merton, Norfolk, Great Britain

Eastmere, Stanford training area
Eastmere, Stanford training area
Breckland scenery from Eastmere.
Eastmere
Eastmere on STANTA was formerly a replica of a west European village (aka German) used to train soldiers for Fighting in Built Up Areas (FIBUA). It was subsequently rebuilt as an Iraqi village. This was never really used in anger as it was completed after the British withdrawal from Iraq.
The walls of the compounds are lower than an Afghan village; however the buildings are up to three storeys. These are constructed from shipping containers then covered with wood and sprayed with concrete.
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TL8997, 9 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Thursday, 30 July, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 7 August, 2015
Geographical Context
Grassland  Defence, Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 890 971 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:32.3847N 0:47.1645E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 892 972
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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