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  • Help for Heroes
    9th Dec 2008
    Help for Heroes
    Mr Russ Laye, a coordinator for the charity Help for Heroes, is pictured receiving a cheque for £838 from Liz Cobbett of Sherborne and Col John McCardle Commanding Officer, Commando Helicopter Force.
  • Junglies Are Top Gear
    847 NAS, supported by the Mobile Air Operations Team of Commando Helicopter Force, recently played a starring role in the filming of Top Gear..
  • 847 Squadron Fly the Flag in Helmand
    Personnel and aircraft from 847 Naval Air Squadron (NAS), usually based at Yeovilton, are working around the clock to support military operations in southern Afghanistan.
  • Honours and Tributes for 847 Naval Air Squadron
    It was with a tremendous sense of pride that Royal Marines and Royal Naval personnel of 847 NAS paraded in front of their families and friends for the presentation of their Op TELIC Campaign Medals..
  • 847 Naval Air Squadron Return from IRAQ
    847 Naval Air Squadron, part of the Commando Helicopter Force based at RNAS Yeovilton, is preparing to take a well earned break following a successful 4 month tour in Iraq. Based in Basra, the Squadron carried out a wide variety of tasks ranging from 'top cover' for ground convoys and patrols to MEDEVAC using the wheeled version of the Battlefield Lynx - the 'Mark 9'
  • 847 Naval Air Squadron Return From Iraq
    847 Naval Air Squadron, part of the Commando Helicopter Force based at RNAS Yeovilton, is preparing to take a well earned break following a successful 4 month tour in Iraq.
  • 847 NAS Pre-Deployment Training for Op Telic And Beyond
    Despite the tragic loss of one of its helicopters and crew, including the Squadron CO, in May 2006 over Basra, the Squadron has successfully rebounded and has undergone rigorous pre-deployment training.
  • Over the last 2 weeks of June 07, 847 Naval Air Squadron deployed 3 aircraft to the French Armee de Terre base at Gap-Tallard in the sunny climes of Southern France.
  • Hot and Cold Spells For the Commando Helicopter Force In 2007
    On Tuesday 16th January 2007, a total of five Commando Sea King MK4 helicopters from 845 and 846 Naval Air Squadrons, and three Lynx MK7 Attack helicopters from 847 NAS, arrived at RNoAF Bardufoss, a Norwegian Air Force base located 160 miles inside the Artic Circle.
  • 20th Oct 2006
    Jumping For Wales
    Personnel from the Commando Helicopter and RNAS Yeovilton have responded generously to a national fundraising event to replace and upgrade 100 ambulances for St John Cymru -Wales.
  • The final elements of 847 Naval Air Squadron returned to their home base at Royal Naval Air Station Yeovilton this week after a successful but extremely demanding 6-month tour of duty in Southern Iraq. Among them were two individuals who have received special commendations for their bravery.
  • Current holders of the Breitling Trophy, awarded annually for the best overall performance in a Naval Flying Standards inspection, 847 Naval Air Squadron (NAS) have had their work cut out in the first quarter of 2006 to maintain their impeccable standards – a challenge which they have taken in their stride