Sorry mate, very little info available. These guys are from the South African Special Forces Brigade, colloquially known as the Recces. South Africa's principal special operations unit and counter-insurgency elite, specialising in long-range combat reconnaissance as well as unconventional airborne operations.
The photo is probably after a river crossing during training in the 90's
Rooivalk attack helicopter. Mass production was shelved due to the end of the Cold War, but a squadron of 12 were manufactured and 11 units remain in service. They have been deployed in combat to the DRC since 2013.
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