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The British SA80 Assault Rifle: Was it ahead of its time?

It is no doubt that, despite serious issues, the SA80 was revolutionary in its design.

Amphibious capability celebrates 40th anniversary

A unique capability partnership that began 40 years ago has been further recognised when engineers from the Bundeswehr 130 Pionerbataillon and elements from 75 Engineer Regiment formed a 250m amphibious crossing across the River Elbe at Artlenburg near Hamburg.
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WATCH: Inside a Challenger 2 tank as the main gun is fired

Exclusive footage shows the inside of a British Army Challenger 2 tank as it fires its main gun.

MoD reveal progress on new ‘synthetic biology’ armour

Defence Minister Harriett Baldwin spoke about the new 'synthetic biology' armour project when she visited a defence research lab at Porton Down.

Amphibious capability celebrates 40th anniversary

A unique capability partnership that began 40 years ago has been further recognised when engineers from the Bundeswehr 130 Pionerbataillon and elements from 75 Engineer Regiment formed a 250m amphibious crossing across the River Elbe at Artlenburg near Hamburg.

2nd Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland deploy to Iraq

Soldiers from the 2nd Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland have deployed to Iraq as part of Operation Shader.

British troops awarded UN medals for South Sudan peacekeeping mission

Over 100 British soldiers on a UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan have been awarded their UN medals.

NATO launch course designed to prepare commanders ‘to counter marauding terrorist attacks’

With NATO support, a specialised course at the Ordnance School of the Irish Defence Forces teaches commanders how to end a terrorist attack with minimal casualties.

Royal Marines storm Greek airfield

Bravo Company, 40 Commando, deployed from HMS Ocean and stormed a Greek airfield.

UK extends peacekeeping efforts in South Sudan

The UK is extending the deployment of Royal Engineers to the UN Mission in South Sudan for an additional year, until April 2020.

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