The current Royal Marines Armoured Support Group (RMASG) is an element of the Royal Marines that operates the Viking BvS 10 All Terrain Vehicle. It is the successor to the Royal Marines Armoured Support Company, and is, in effect, on permanent loan from operational command of 3 Commando Brigade to the Battle Group currently in Afghanistan. It is based at Royal Naval Air Station Yeovilton in Somerset.
In the Second World War, the RMASG was formed to give British and Commonwealth forces heavy fire support in the opening attacks of the Normandy Landings.
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