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Army Called Unprepared For Urban Combat

June 02 2011

United Kingdom

An internal study suggests that the British army is not properly prepared for urban warfare, reports London's Daily Telegraph.

The report, finalized after the eight-month Agile Warrior planning and assessment exercise, concludes that front-line units lack the appropriate vehicles and precision weapons needed for urban combat.

The report stemmed from the concerns of some senior commanders that future conflicts will not resemble the counterinsurgency campaign in Afghanistan and...

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