RUSI NewsbriefVOLUME 40ISSUE 1members only

War Without Tanks

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The British Army must re-examine its use of heavy armour.

What would the British field army look like with no heavy tracked vehicles, and thus no Armoured Infantry Brigades? The reason for this discussion is to explore future land capability investment, as it currently stands. Can the British Army still provide political utility if it divested itself from the conventional heavy force? The debate on tanks is often obscured by the incorrigible belief in their utility and the requirement for any land force to possess an operationall

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