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UK army to spend 800m on 148 tanks

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https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-shropshire-57025266

An £800m contract has been agreed to supply the Army with 148 upgraded, fully-digitised tanks as part of a major overhaul of the armed forces.

The tank contract is part of a defence review which will see the Army's size reduced to 72,500 soldiers by 2025 as part of an increased focus on drones and cyber warfare.


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With all that, we could invade Russia :cheers:


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Sunderland Nut wrote: 09 May 2021, 02:15 With all that, we could invade Russia :cheers:
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Conventional wars with tanks and Spitfires are long gone and Dambusters are a thing of the past.


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Nockya wrote: 10 May 2021, 07:53 Conventional wars with tanks and Spitfires are long gone and Dambusters are a thing of the past.
These are modern tanks, with lots of computers and technology on board. I doubt there's anyone in them


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Weird but necessary still I suppose.


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