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Nellie was the nickname given a unique trenching machine produced at the insistence of Winston Churchill during the early stages of WWII. When Germany invaded Poland in 1939, Neville Chamberlain appointed Winston Churchill to the…
Charles Edward Inglis designed the first dry gap prefabricated military bridge in service with any Army anywhere in the world. A description of his many designs
In the late Nineties, the British Army concluded it needed to develop and field a Medium Weight Capability that would enable it to arrive quicker than a heavy force, but have greater resilience and combat power than a light force. This is…
Mines are not only able to destroy shipping, but they can also deny large areas of sea to all traffic. A look at current and future RN MCM capabilities
UK maintains a broad array of amphibious combat capabilities; Royal Navy, Royal Fleet Auxiliary, the British Army and a number of civilian providers.
The areas around Umm Qasr and the Al Faw peninsula in Iraq were subject to a range of amphibious and mine clearance activities in 2003, it was a vital component of Operation TELIC
The Haiti earthquake is a rich source of study for anyone interested in the application of military capabilities in a disaster response but as can be seen, often there is no substitute, but equally often, they are not always best suited.
A look at the over the shore logistics from the San Carlos landings in the 1982 Falklands conflict to FIPASS, still there today.
Pebble Island lies to the north of West Falkland and in 1982, its 25 inhabitants were mainly involved with tending 25,000 sheep. Its small airstrip was subject to a daring raid by the SAS.
Ascension Island would play a decisive role in the 1982 Falkland conflict. Arguably, retaking the islands would have been impossible without it.