MoD Afghanistan Village

Theming and Scenic

Our shopping list was….3,500 Pashto labelled cans, 1,200 sacks of grain, 50 tin chests, 1,500 Pashto labelled bottles, 4 carcasses of beef, 50 sandals made from car tyres, bicycles, water pumps, market stalls, water containers, lanterns, bundles of clothes, cooking pots, artificial fruit and vegetables, scales.

At the Stanford training area near Thetford in Norfolk we helped to create complete replica of an Afghan village. The £14m mock war zone recreates the sights, sounds and smells that British troops will encounter on patrols against the Taliban. Its 12 acres contain a maze of alleyways, dusty streets, compounds and bustling markets selling Afghan goods. The call to prayer at the mosque is heard across the village.

Afghans act out the roles of villagers and insurgents. Lieutenant Colonel Simon Lloyd said “I’ve served in the Middle East and the likeness is uncanny. We have replicated everything but the heat!” The village will prepare 11,000 troops each year for service in Afghanistan. The village at Stanford began life as a German village in 1942 and has since been a village in Northern Ireland, and in Bosnia. 

Our client: The Ministry of Defence

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Get me on this Marc

1 day ago   ·  1

It will all go swimming with our manager Mr John myers taking control of it im sure hope to be working on this one when I get bk from kuwait 👏

1 day ago   ·  1

Do you need a Rigger lol

21 hours ago

Oi! Your already assigned!

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