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Forum: TO&Es March 31st, 2016, 09:24 AM
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Posted By IronDuke99
Re: British Forces since 2000

The British Army (and Royal Marines) faces the problem that on the one hand large scale armoured battle is back on the agenda after years of counter insurgency stuff, because some members of NATO...
Forum: TO&Es February 19th, 2016, 02:28 AM
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Posted By IronDuke99
Re: British Forces since 2000

RAF transport aircraft: The eventual fixed wing transport force will be

8 C17 Globmaster
14 C130J Super Hercules
22 A400M Atlas

Both the Super Hercules and Atlas will be able to drop paras.
Forum: TO&Es February 19th, 2016, 12:38 AM
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Posted By IronDuke99
Re: British Forces since 2000

FRES/Ajax.

Ajax along with Ares (APC) and Athena (command) Apollo, Atlas and Argus (assorted engineer types) will replace most of the CVR(T) types (but not Stormer) starting in 2017.

Ajax will...
Forum: TO&Es February 18th, 2016, 10:11 PM
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Posted By IronDuke99
Re: British Forces since 2000

There has been some recent talk around in some, generally non Tanker, sections of the British Army about Challenger 2 getting long in the tooth.

In fact it probably still has the best armour of...
Forum: TO&Es February 17th, 2016, 07:09 PM
Replies: 27
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Posted By IronDuke99
Re: British Forces since 2000

It seems Challenger 2 MBT is going to get an upgrade to extend its service life out to about 2035, including improved turret systems and optics, but not a new gun (ie, it will retain the 120mm rifled...
Forum: TO&Es February 11th, 2016, 11:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,874
Posted By IronDuke99
Re: British Forces since 2000

Have to say that following, the latest upgrade, extractor/Spike is not on my copy of SPMBT, nor is it in the Mobhack editor.
Forum: TO&Es February 11th, 2016, 09:58 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,874
Posted By IronDuke99
Re: British Forces since 2000

In British use Spike would seem to be mainly an off map artillery weapon in game terms. Although perhaps less so when used on a M113 in Iraq and in Afghanistan.
Forum: TO&Es February 11th, 2016, 11:23 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,874
Posted By IronDuke99
Re: British Forces since 2000

Towed launcher seems what UK will mainly use.

UK sees Spike as a very accurate Royal Artillery asset...
Forum: TO&Es February 11th, 2016, 10:55 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,874
Posted By IronDuke99
Re: British Forces since 2000

Interesting, British Special Forces( SAS and SBS) are almost always a special case in terms of weapons...
Forum: TO&Es February 11th, 2016, 10:48 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,874
Posted By IronDuke99
Re: British Forces since 2000

As I said seems to be a four tube launcher (shown on a Pakistani military site, and one or two others) and it seems it is mainly a Royal Artillery weapon in UK Service accurate and unlikely to cause...
Forum: TO&Es February 11th, 2016, 10:05 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,874
Posted By IronDuke99
Re: British Forces since 2000

PS can you give me a link to 691 and 692 please?
Forum: TO&Es February 11th, 2016, 09:51 AM
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Views: 4,874
Posted By IronDuke99
Re: British Forces since 2000

I have merely posted what I have been told, and read, recently including on ARRSE, etc, etc, etc. i believe it to be reasonably accurate.

British TA battalions often had odd orbats, depending on...
Forum: TO&Es February 11th, 2016, 08:31 AM
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Posted By IronDuke99
British Forces since 2000

Just a few points about British Forces since 2000, for the people who run the game to consider, maybe for the next update...

Mortar platoons in the British Army and Royal Marines are now eight...
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