The Ulster Defence Regiment's first major operational deployment.

Event
Thursday, April 30, 1970

In the UDR's first major operation, the 2nd and 6th Battalion The Ulster Defence Regiment deployed 400 soldiers in an 8 (Infantry) Brigade operation along the border with the Republic of Ireland in Counties Armagh, Tyrone and Fermanagh. The mission was to intercept the movement of munitions into Northern Ireland.