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Abacot

A nice picture, courtesy of 21 Engineer regiment Royal Engineers The caption After arriving in Afghanistan and completing the familiarisation package, I was ready to

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Panama City Rollers

No, not some dodgy 70’s rock band but the IED pre-detonating rollers used in Afghanistan, usually mounted on a Mastiff armoured vehicle.   Many people

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Talisman on Operations

In our earlier posts on the subject, we have lamented the timeliness of the Counter IED programme called Talisman and asked if it is too

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Flails and the Pookie

Commenters and my blogging contemporary at Defence of the Realm, Dr Richard North, mentioned some interesting information that I thought worth exploring as a follow

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