01/07/2016: Personnel from the Sydney based 1st Commando Regiment conducted parachute training into the waters off Manly Beach on Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th December 2015, as part of Exercise Red Pegasus.
The training was conducted to ensure the regular and reserve personnel serving within 1st Commando maintained currency as part of their Commando skills.
The role of the 1st Commando Regiment is to maintain and sustain collective and individual Special Forces, specialist personnel and special operations capabilities to conduct, command, support and reinforce Special Operations.
The training was enabled by Royal Australian Air Force C-130J Hercules aircraft and military watercraft.
Credit: Australian Ministry of Defence12/7/15