Throughout the day you can visit the individual Military Villages for displays and activities, ask questions and learn more about the Force.
The Royal Navy village will be showcasing a huge range of dynamic and interactive displays and activities. Witness a Field Gun demonstration from the Senior ‘Runners’ from HMNB Devonport and are you able to navigate your way through a minefield using some of the mine detection equipment and learn about the various types of ammunition, small arms, missiles, and torpedoes.
Discover what it takes to work in the Defence Medical Group, children can get hands-on with the medical exhibits as well as exploring the Battlefield Ambulance. The MOD Police will have their RIB on display and will be on hand to answer any questions.
The recruitment team will be providing information on the many career opportunities within the Royal Navy and Royal Marines.
Find out about the Plymouth Sea Cadets:
The Royal Marines will be showcasing their military platforms and equipment which you can explore, including a large combat boat, quad bike and open top all-terrain vehicle with weapon system. There will be lots of hands-on displays, including various weapon systems ranging from pistols to machine guns.
Children can have a go at the children’s Nerf gun firing range, or try the body armour, scopes and binoculars. Chat to the Marines and find out how and when their equipment is used and in what situations.
Find out about the Royal Marine Volunteer Cadet Corps:
Tel: 01752 251578
Band of the Royal Marines Volunteer Cadet Corps:
Tel: 01752 836706
Come to the Army Village for fun activities, vehicles and equipment to explore!
165 Port and Maritime Regiment RLC will have their climbing wall and BB firing range to try. Test your reactions on the Batak wall or see how you would fare during a river crossing. Explore the equipment used by the Army to deliver logistic capability across the world.
Speak to students that are preparing for military life and the emergency services, have a go at some of the command tasks, test your aim on the airsoft range and meet the students’ delivering presentations and displaying their skills.
29 Commando Royal Artillery will have a variety of vehicles and equipment, including a weapons display, survival booth and interactive equipment to try, drones and simulators. Chat to the teams who will be on hand to give you advice and information.
Find out about the Devon Army Cadet Force:
Tel: 01752 261525
Royal aIR fORCE
Visit the Royal Air Force village and chat to the Regular and Reserve RAF personnel. Find out about the great range of full-time and part-time career opportunities, including: Aircrew, Engineering, Firefighter, Logistics and HR. Search #RAFCareers
Look out for the fly-pasts of iconic aircraft, travelling over Plymouth Sound in the afternoon!
Find out about the Royal Air Force Air Cadets:
Tel: 01637 857032