Sadly, on December 8, the initial Gunner and Sapper (Royal Engineer) reconnaissance party from FOB 'Edinburgh' was struck by an improvised explosive device, which tore one of their vehicles in two leaving a Gunner and Sapper corporal with life-threatening injuries.
What does RP stand for?
RP stands for Reconnaissance Party
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We have 105 other meanings of RP in our Acronym Attic
- Reading Period (Hwa Chong Institution Singapore)
- Real Points
- Really Pretty
- Realm Point (Dark Age of Camelot online game)
- Rear-screen Projection
- Received Pronunciation (BBC English)
- Reception Party
- Recommended Practice
- Reconciliatio et Paenitentia
Samples in periodicals archive:
An unidentified explosive device detonated on the roadside when servicemen were being on a combat engineer reconnaissance party," the source said.
Within just hours of the tragedy, the reconnaissance party from the Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) was airborne and en route to Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
A reconnaissance party has already been to the area.
One day, while on duty in the trench, my father noticed a reconnaissance party had been assembled, consisting of 10 regular soldiers and an officer,' says Mansel.
The 35-year-old, from Tanfield Lea, near Stanley, County Durham, was selected to drop a reconnaissance party into the heart of enemy territory in Iraq in March - while thousands of miles away at home his family were celebrating his son's first birthday.
The reconnaissance party, led by Major General John McColl and including representatives from the US, Canada and Italy as well as Britain, is due to meet key ministers - the authority's chairman Hamid Karzai, foreign minister Dr Abdullah Abdullah and defence minister General Mohammed Fahim - to urge them to accept a significant foreign military presence on Afghan soil.
The small reconnaissance party, led by Major General John McColl, was meeting key ministers in Kabul in an attempt to persuade them to accept a significant foreign military presence on Afghan soil.