The UK now fields only 227 main battle tanks, a far cry from the 900 or so strong inventory only a couple of decades ago.
After a significant period of decline, Argentina has ceased to be a capable military force.
So great is the impact of larger aircraft carriers as a visible deterrent, they're often used as a geopolitical chess piece.
The Type 26 frigate represents the future backbone of the Royal Navy and a massive leap forward in terms of flexibility of surface vessels enjoyed by the service.
The Five Eyes brings the UK, the United States, Canada, Australia and New Zealand into the world's most complete and comprehensive intelligence alliance.
The Dreadnought class will replace the Vanguard class submarines from 2028 onwards and will host the United Kingdom's nuclear deterrent.
The class are not the largest class of carrier in the world but they are most likely the smallest and least expensive carrier the Royal Navy could build which still have the advantages that large carriers offer.
Two strong contenders for the Type 31e Frigate programme have emerged, let's take a closer look at the offerings.
The problem? The cost in gold and people makes all this very unlikely.
Challenger 2, aka the FV4034, is the UKs Main Battle Tank (MBT). Other world powers across the globe also use MBTs in their armies. How does it compare?