Eat your heart out, Star Wars. This long-exposure photo shows British Army soldiers being taught how to use the L12A2 para-flare during a training mission earlier this year. It’s quite something to look at.


The hand held device shoots bright, rocket propelled flares high up into the sky in order to signal the position of troops in an emergency. Because of the tiny—but still potentially dangerous—rocket inside, the training is important.

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