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On a jungle path, a white male British soldier is kneeling on the ground. He is wearing camouflage uniform and hat as well as camouflage cream on his face. He is holding a communication radio in his left hand, and a rifle in his right hand.      To his left on the ground is his bergen backpack. Behind him on the path is another kneeling soldier. There is dense jungle vegetation all around them. Innovation

Airborne signallers test Army’s new radio in the jungle

Airborne signallers are testing the Army’s new radios in the jungle, the most challenging environment for radio communications to work.

Published: 03 Feb 2023

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Armoured vehicles play central role in Future Soldier vision

As Britain prepares to send tanks to Ukraine in a military boost to the country, the British Army’s transformational industrial and equipment programmes remain at the very core of its vision for the future.

Published: 24 Jan 2023

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Defence Secretary announces combat power package for Ukraine

The Secretary of State for Defence today set out details of the most significant package of combat power to date to accelerate Ukrainian success in the war with Russia, including a squadron of Challenger 2 tanks.

Published: 16 Jan 2023

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New Apache trains to fight on the modern battlefield

The soldiers who operate the British Army’s Apache AH-64E Attack Helicopter are adapting their tactics to face the challenges of the modern battlefield and maximise the capabilities of the state-of-the-art aircraft.

Published: 09 Jan 2023

A bird’s eye view of a drone. Its design makes it look like a small plane. On the ground beneath the drone, you can see trees, grassland, and a woodland track in differing shades of brown.  Equipment

New portable and packable drones for British Army

A £129 million initial contract has been awarded by the Ministry Of Defence to deliver drones to the Armed Forces, of which 99 Stalker and 15 Indago models will be used by the Army.

Published: 16 Dec 2022

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Advanced radio systems to give advantage on the battlefield

Front line soldiers will soon benefit from a new wave of advanced radio systems.

Published: 25 Nov 2022

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Project Convergence 22: What is Sensor-Decider-Effector?

During October and November, 450 soldiers from the British Army, headed up by the 20th Armoured Brigade Combat Team, are working with US and Australian partners to conduct experimentation using innovative new systems and methods.

Published: 31 Oct 2022

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New Apache attack helicopter makes its debut in the field

Exercise Talon Guardian has seen 3 Regiment Army Air Corps take a 1,500km road trip over two weeks.

Published: 28 Oct 2022

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£45 million alliance between military and industry set to deliver life-saving protection

Soldiers, vehicles and UK military bases around the world will receive innovative digital protection against remote and radio controlled Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) through a £45 million contract with British industry partners.

Published: 28 Oct 2022

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All hands to the pump on the Isle of Wight

Planned by the Isle of Wight’s Emergency Management Team, Exercise Resilient Vectis was designed to familiarise the Fire & Rescue Service, HM Coastguard, the Environment Agency and Ambulance staff with the rules and procedures when working with military helicopters.

Published: 21 Oct 2022