The pilot of a Royal Navy Merlin helicopter makes a hard right turn during an exercise at sea. The Merlin, from 829 Squadron, was conducting a GPMG (General Purpose Machine Gun) shoot while in the air over the waters of the Gulf. The Merlin is fitted with 2 GPMG's and DAS (Defensive Aid System) flares. Photo: LA(Phot) Stuart Hill/MOD.

Aircrew of Royal Navy Merlin HM.1 Mk1

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The pilot of a Royal Navy Merlin helicopter makes a hard right turn during an exercise at sea. The Merlin, from 829 Squadron, was conducting a GPMG (General Purpose Machine Gun) shoot while in the air over the waters of the Gulf. The Merlin is fitted with 2 GPMG's and DAS (Defensive Aid System) flares. Photo: LA(Phot) Stuart Hill/MOD.

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