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The Power of 8 – Part 3

The need to rethink the ideal balance between mobility, protection and firepower Historically, the best tanks have always been those that provided a balanced mix

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The Power of 8 – Part 2

An audit of the UK’s existing vehicle fleet The UK has more than 2,000 frontline AFVs that were acquired before 1980. Some people might argue

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Army 2020 3rd (United Kingdom Division)

The Power of 8 – Part 1

Developing a coherent AFV strategy to support Army 2020 An Army Cut to the Bone Until 1989, the capabilities of Britain’s Armed Forces were almost

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Tanks for the memories

The need to rethink the UK’s Armoured Vehicle Strategy This is a post from Monty that I have been sitting on for a while, apologies

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Parachute

The Future of Airborne Forces

Another guest post from Monty Every now and then, some bright spark comes along and says that some established military paradigm has become redundant. We’ve

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