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- Ascent Joint Venture In Billion-Dollar U.K. Flight Training Pact. // Defense Daily;6/3/2008, Vol. 238 Issue 45, p6
The article reports that Ascent has a $.12 billion contract with the Army and Navy flight training in Great Britain. Baroness Taylor asserts that the partnership will bring together the Ministry of Defense (MoD) and industry skills to deliver a first class flying training capability. It is noted...
- Ready for the commercial flight. Bathhurst, Benjamin // Management Today;Apr94, p5
Focuses on the commercial approach in managing the British armed forces. Challenges imposed by macro changes; Defense as an effective business; Reappraisal of the size of the armed forces; Efficiency of managing the business.
- Operation GRAPPLE: British Armed Forces in United Nations Protection Force. Marshall, Roger D. // Military Intelligence Professional Bulletin;Oct-Dec96, Vol. 22 Issue 4, p25
Describes the deployment of British forces in Bosnia as part of the United Nations Protection Force. Background on Great Britain's Operation GRAPPLE; Challenges faced by British soldiers in Bosnia; Lessons learned from the experience.
- British sending 14,000 more troops to Gulf; New government likely to keep defense policy intact. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;12/3/1990, Vol. 133 Issue 23, p26
Announces that Great Britain is sending 14,000 additional troops to the Persian Gulf region, but is unlikely to change its conservative defense policy despite the election of John Major as the country's new prime minister.
- Britain played key role in allied success, retains lead in clearing mines from Gulf. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;3/11/1991, Vol. 134 Issue 10, p24
Summarizes Britain's key role in the success of Operation Desert Storm. Royal Air Force aircraft flew 6,500 sorties and dropped 3,000 tons of weapons. Royal Navy helicopters sank or disabled 15 Iraqi patrol craft, while British Army troops destroyed hundreds of tanks, armored vehicles and...
- Cyprus rape and killing case: Why is the army there anyway? Price, Christopher // New Statesman & Society;04/05/96, Vol. 9 Issue 397, p8
Focuses on the uncertainty about what British forces are meant to be doing in Cyprus. Reaction of authorities to the conviction of three British servicemen for kidnapping, raping and killing Louise Jensen, a 23-year-old Danish woman in Cyprus in 1994; Concerns on the role of British bases.
- Defense Forces. // United Kingdom Country Review;2009, p83
The article provides information on the structure of Great Britain's defense forces including the country's military branches, manpower in general population-fit for military service and mandatory service terms.
- Defense Forces. // United Kingdom Country Review;2011, p111
The article provides an overview on the defense forces of Great Britain, with details on military branches, eligible age to enter service and mandatory service terms.
- Observations on the 1906 Visit of the Queen's Westminster Rifles to New York City as Guests of the 7th Regiment. Gero, Anthony F. // Military Collector & Historian;Autumn2013, Vol. 65 Issue 3, p197
The article discusses visit by English rifle team Westminster Rifles to New York City in 1906 as guests of 7th Regiment of New York State's National Guard.