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It would appear that this has come to light because one of the Marines was arrested in civvy street by the plod who then examined his laptop and found a video from a helmet cam shot in Afghanistan. The video allegedly shows the seven Marines with an injured talibanny who then ends up dead

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It would appear that this has come to light because one of the Marines was arrested in civvy street by the plod who then examined his laptop and found a video from a helmet cam shot in Afghanistan. The video allegedly shows the seven Marines with an injured talibanny who then ends up dead

The same copper should be sent out to Afghanistan and put on patrol with our troops. :evil:

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here are the rules

 

 

British Rules of Engagement

 

These are the rules of engagement for British and supporting troops in British sector They outline the situations where European governments have agreed to use force.

Rules of Engagement (ROE)

 

1. Conduct of simulated attacks against potentially hostile elements as a non-lethal escalatory warning option is authorised.

2. Designation of targets by use of Laser Target Designation equipment is authorised.

3. Designation of targets by fire control radar for the purposes of height finding by maritime forces is authorised.

4. Counter harassment to a similar extent and degree to that experienced by MND(SE) forces in the AO is authorised.

5. Counter harassment including riding off to a similar extent and degree to that experienced by any vessel is authorised.

6. Use of riot control means where necessary for the purpose of controlling detainees and internees, is authorised.

7. Use of riot control means where necessary for the conduct of Public Order Control is authorised.

8. Use of force up to but not including deadly force to prevent interference with MND(SE) personnel during the conduct of their mission is authorised.

9. Use of minimum force to defend designated non-MND(SE) forces/personnel is authorised.

10. Use of minimum force to prevent the taking possession of or destruction of MND(SE) property or the weapons and ammunition and explosives seized in the execution of the MND(SE) mission is authorised.

11. Use of minimum force to defend against intrusion into Military Restricted Areas or other areas designated by an authorised commander is authorised.

12. Use of minimum force to enforce compliance with diversion and/or boarding instructions is authorised.

13. Use of covert actions is permitted to the extent necessary for mission execution.

14. Deployment of indirect fire and crew-served weapon systems is authorised.

15. Use of indirect fire and crew-served weapon systems is authorised.

16. Use of demolitions is permitted.

17. Use of non-explosive obstacles is permitted.

18. Unrestricted use of ECM is authorised.

19. Laying of anti-personnel mines is prohibited.

20. Use of minimum force against elements demonstrating Hostile Intent against MND(SE) forces or elements under MND(SE) protection is authorised.

21. Use of minimum force against elements, which commit or directly contribute to a hostile act against MND(SE) forces or elements under MND(SE) protection is authorised.

 

 

AO = Area of Operations

MND(SE) = Multinational Division Southeast

ECM = Electronic Countermeasures

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