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UK airborne Search and Rescue outsourced to US industry

From 2015 the familiar and reassuring sight of yellow Sea King search and rescue helicopters, manned by RAF and Royal Navy crews, will become a thing of the past. It has been announced, as widely expected, that the Bristow Group have won a ten year contract to provide...

Desert Rats, without Tanks?

In the widespread changes being made in the British Army, two of the most famous Armoured Brigades will become integrated into Infantry. It was announced that the 7th Armoured (Desert Rats) and the 4th Mechanised (Black Rats) will both lose their armoured role. Many...