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The Experimentation and Trials Group lead the way for the next generation

As the world adapts and changes to new technologies and the possibilities that they offer, the Experimentation and Trials Group lead the way in the need for adaptation and evolution.

Published: 25 May 2022

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British Army to receive extra 100 Boxer vehicles

The British Army will be provided with an additional 100 cutting-edge Boxer vehicles.

Published: 08 Apr 2022

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Eyes in the sky help paratroopers hit the target

Paratroopers have experimented with how they could use drones to spot targets and correct the fire of mortars during combat missions as the British Army’s global response force.

Published: 07 Apr 2022

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New Army technologies tested on Cyprus hills

Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion, The Yorkshire Regiment had the privilege of trialling a range of innovative systems on the Mediterranean island in March.

Published: 05 Apr 2022

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Black Horse Troop show off anti-tank weapons

Around 40 soldiers from the Royal Dragoon Guards took part in Exercise Hunter 22 in Lithuania, as part of a pre-planned bilateral exercise focusing on shared anti-tank capabilities.

Published: 01 Apr 2022

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Joint Services Adventurous Sail Training Centre sets sail under a new flag

In this, its 50th year the Joint Services Adventurous Sail Training Centre (JSASTC) transferred its command from the Royal Navy to the British Army. As the Army is by far the biggest customer for JSASTC it was clear that the logical step would be for the Army to run the centre ensuring it will still be able to send young men and women from the Royal Navy, Army and Royal Air Force sailing around the world on its global expeditions.

Published: 01 Apr 2022

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Army donates thousands of helmets to Ukraine Military

British soldiers have taken up the challenge to sort and pack 84,000 surplus helmets bound for the Ukrainian military in just two weeks.

Published: 31 Mar 2022

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Army Reservists prepare vehicles for a major NATO exercise

A team of 29 Army reservists from the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers (REME) have successfully completed Exercise Iron Horse Europe in Germany ahead of a major NATO Exercise planned for later this year.

Published: 28 Mar 2022

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British Army cut above at ceremony marking upgrade of Challenger 2

A major boost to military capability and delivering Future Soldier took place at a steel cutting ceremony marking a critical upgrade to the British Army’s Main Battle Tank, Challenger 2.

Published: 25 Mar 2022

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British Army Wildcat helicopters arrive in Lithuania

British Army Wildcat Reconnaissance Helicopters operated by 659 Sqn, 1 Regiment Army Air Corps have begun their 2-month deployment, arriving at Siauliai Air Base in Lithuania.

Published: 24 Mar 2022