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30,000-Man Joint Force Command Stands Up

April 03 2012

United Kingdom

The British military has just established a new Joint Forces Command, reports the Guardian (U.K.).

The command, which stood up on Monday, brings together the air force, army and navy for intelligence-gathering and contingency planning for future campaigns, officials said.

The 30,000-man command will also oversee the development of cyber weapons and recommend advanced equipment that might be useful for future operations.

One of its first jobs will be to complete a major...

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