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German Fortifications in the Channel Islands, Nottingham

  • Lecture
  • Nottingham
  • 18 September 2018
  • 18:00 - 20:30
German Fortifications in the Channel Islands, Nottingham

About this event

This talk will describe a recent Battlefield Study undertaken by 66 Works Group RE to study German Fortifications on the Channel Island of Jersey. Participants examined the engineering techniques and innovative solutions employed, to foster a better understanding of the tactical, operational and strategic decisions surrounding the occupation of the Channel Islands. German FPE designs were analysed against a range of historical and contemporary threat weapons using modern modelling software and techniques.

502 STRE (FPE). 502 Specialist Team Royal Engineers (STRE) is Defence’s technical specialists in Force Protection Engineering (FPE). The team provides threat and vulnerability assessments for UK Government Infrastructure as well as bespoke designs for FPE and security engineering to mitigate these threats. The team is only 20 strong but is in high demand, deploying regularly around the world. Deployments in the last 6 months have taken the team to Cyprus, Bahrain, Afghanistan, Somalia and Libya as well as a number of tasks within the UK.

Please note Photo ID (Passport or Driving Licence) will be required for entry. Names of people attending need to be confirmed before the event for security reasons in addition to having photo id.  If you have decided not to book but still wish to attend, please contact the organiser via e-mail or telephone by 17 September 2018 at the latest.

Speakers

Major Rob Hamilton is Officer Commanding 502 STRE (FPE)

Major Tony Strachan is Second in Command of 502 STRE (FPE) and organised the Battlefield Study to Jersey

Event venue

Chetwynd Barracks
Chilwell
Nottingham
Nottingham NG9 5HA
United Kingdom

For more information please contact:

Fiona Turner

e: ice.eastmidlands@ice.org.uk
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