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Although there are many good examples of amphibious operations before WWII and in other WWII theatre’s one cannot look at the subject of over the shore logistics without considering the D Day Normandy landings of 1944 and beyond
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.
A little known aspect of the air war over the Falkland Islands in 1982 was the use of an austere Forward Operating Base (FOB) at San Carlos for Harriers and helicopters.
Supacat designed the vehicle but were not able to manufacture in quantity so entered into production sharing contracts and in the early eighties the fifteen ATMP’s were accepted into British Army and Royal Air Force service, all…
Multidrive Vehicles supplied a number of innovative solutions to the British Army but it was their failed Specialist Vehicles bid that was a real opportunity lost
Developed in the early eighties, Esarco produced a number of all terrain vehicles for civilian and military applications
The Royal Navy Type 31 General Purpose Frigate (GPFF) is a new class of vessel designed to provide a lower cost vessel in the capability space between the Batch 2 River Class OPV and Type 26 Frigate.
From Brimstone to Storm Shadow, complex weapons form the core of UK military capability.