Photos of Prince Harry's time in Afghanistan have been released by the Ministry of Defense.

Known as Captain Wales in the Army, Prince Harry, 28, has completed a five-month deployment where he served as an Apache helicopter pilot. Since his return home, the pictures have been made available to the public.

Here he is doing a background check of his helicopter before take-off.

Check out the full slideshow of Prince Harry in full military gear and hanging out on the base here.