Gurkhas

Watch: Becoming a Gurkha - the final test

On the final leg of their 39-week journey to becoming a soldier, the trainees were put through their paces at Otterburn training camp.

More than 300 Gurkha recruits have been going through their final exercise of basic training.

On the final leg of their 39-week journey to becoming a soldier, the trainees were put through their paces at Otterburn training camp. 

The Gurkhas have cultivated a reputation as one of the most formidable fighting forces and joining their ranks is a long-held ambition for this group of recruits.