‘Afghan style’: British troops release music video spoof of Korean hit filmed at Camp Bastion
Soldiers from 21 Engineer Regiment have shot the latest spoof of Gangnam StyleThey hope that the video will raise money for the Swaledale Mountain Rescue Team
18:40 GMT, 18 December 2012
It's been parodied by everyone from a gang of Filipino prisoners, a group of jump jockeys, and even Royalty.
And a group of soldiers from 21 Engineer Regiment have shot the latest spoof of this year's surprise internet sensation Gangnam Style.
The soldiers from 7 Headquarters and Support Squadron, say their 'Afghan Style' version, filmed at Camp Bastion, has a regional twist.
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Parody: Soldiers from 21 Engineer Regiment have released a music video spoofing Gangnam Style
Afghan Style: Soldiers dance around a helicopter in the clip, filmed at Camp Bastian
Dancing: Soldiers from the regiment say that their version has a 'regional twist'
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Filmed with the help of the British Forces Broadcasting Service over a three-month period during downtime and after work, the video will raise charity funds for the Swaledale Mountain Rescue Team in North Yorkshire.
The hilarious video features soldiers dancing in a portaloo, sprayed by a fire extinguisher as they dance and larking around in a giant water butt.
There is even a festive twist with many of the dancers wearing festive fancy dress including one soldier dressed in an inflatable turkey costume and wearing a Santa hat.
Since it was released in July, the original version of the song by rapper PSY has seen a meteoric rise through the music industry.
Hilarious: Soldiers are sprayed with a fire extinguisher as they film their version of the internet craze
Acting up: Soldiers played the part of rapper PSY and his dancers
It has found its way to the tops of music charts in more than 30 countries, including the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Spain and Canada, while providing material for thousands of parody videos.
U.N General Secretary Ban Ki-Moon and royal Zara Philips are among the high profile names to get caught up in the craze and give its iconic dance a go themselves.
The insanely popular original is the most watched YouTube video of all time.
But'Afghan Style' has already been watched nearly 30,000 times on the site.
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Regional: Soldiers play volleyball and use Army equipment as props for their video
Funny: One soldier dances while being pulled along in a trailer
Charity: The regiment is raising money for Swasedale Mountain Rescue