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Photos of the 20th Armoured Brigade in Afghanistan.




















 

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Royal Navy Type 45 Destroyer D37 HMS Duncan during the 100th anniversary day of Gallipoli Campaign from Çanakkale-Turkey




With the Turkish navy MEKO-200 TNI Frigate F243 TCG Yıldırım

 

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RAF Akrotiri is an airbase used by Britain's armed forces in Cyprus. Akrotiri is currently used by Britain's forces to airstrike ISIS positions in Iraq and Syria.
Aircraft deployed to Akrotiri
Tornado GR.4 : 10
Eurofighter FGR.4: 9
Boeing E-3 AWAC: 2
Raytheon Sentinel: 2
Airbus Voyager MRTT: 1
A400M: 1
C-130: 1
C-17: 1
Beechcraft Shadow R-1: 1
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Britain's future Ajax Armored Fighting Vehicle. The Ajax is planned to begin entering British Service in 2017 and full operation capability by 2019. The Main Armament is the newly developed CT-40 Cannon and secondary armament is the L94A1 Coaxial MG. The Ares variant of the Ajax will have the Kongsberg Protector Remote Weapon Station. Britain will order around 600 Ajax vehicles with deliveries to begin in 2017 with deliveries to end in 2026. In August of 2015 Germany's Rheinmetall Signed a contract with the UK to Manufacture the turrets while the British company Meggitt will produce the Ammunition.
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Britain's Operation Shader against the Islamic State. Since the start of Operation Shader Britain has carried out 2,200 sorties, 640 airstrikes and eliminated 1,200 ISIS Militants.
This is the list of equipment and troops involved in Operation Shader
1,000 troops
10 Tornado GR.4s
9 Typhoon FGR.4s
1 C-130
1 A400M
1 C-17
2 Raytheon Sentinels
2 E-3 AWACs
2 Voyager MRTTs
1 RC-135
1 Shadow R1
10 MQ-9 UAVs
HMS Defender
HMS St Albans
Astute Class or Trafalgar Class U-boat
RFA Fort Victoria
Unknown Number of Sea King Helicopters
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The UK army is shrinking from what I can see they don't spend that much of defense. What is their defense budget any idea?
 

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