ARMY Cadets from Taunton were given the opportunity to flaunt their stuff in front of royalty when The Countess of Wessex visited the Mendips.

Priorswood Platoon and other members of the Somerset Army Cadet Force gave a demonstration at Yoxter Cadet Training Camp involving command tasks that tested their fitness and leadership.

There was also an on-screen marksmanship test, where cadets used electronic and optical sensors for their rifles, flight simulator exercises and a demonstration of first aid training.