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British Army kit "incomparable" with five years ago.

Infantry kit "incomparable" with five years ago.

Following improvements to the Urgent Operational Requirement system in recent years the personal kit of infantry soldiers has changed dramatically reflecting the needs of fighting counter-insurgencies in hot environments.

FIRST PICTURE

Today's kit: Cpl Warner, RAF Regiment, wearing the Osprey Body Armour, now used by all troops deploying to desert climates. Cpl Warner is also carrying the A2 rifle incorporating the Underslung Grenade Launcher (UGL) with thermal sight. In the background is a Warrior FV510 with additional protection (WRAP2) INTENSIVE Explosive Reactive Armour (IERA)

SECOND PICTURE

Back then: Cpl Hindhaugh, RAF Regiment, wearing the protective desert gear used up until 2003, incorporating the SA80 which was used in Afghanistan, Iraq and Kuwait.


The equipment issued to infantry soldiers has needed to deve

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Added: Sep-22-2008 
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  • ive seen some british and american weapons for sale in the markets of waziristan. they are always looted from the slaughtered infidels. i myself have a glock pistol that was carried by some western contractor i took it from his body after i slaughtered him in afghanistan, 3 miles from the border and about 15 miles from my home.

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    • You're soooo full of shiit it's coming out your goat fuking ears. If you did what you say, your swift death will come soon. You can run and hide, but you'll be found.

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    • you are the cooooolest guy ever, when your not out slaughtering infidels your surfing LL...check out the sexy section...lolll

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    • Yeah, how do you fit in the LL'n amongst all the jihadn you gotta do. You are really a master of time management. Why not use that glock for something good and put it against your forehead, n pull?

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    • Hey Pashtun? Keep looking over your shoulder.

      The infidels are coming.

      Going to take that glock and shove it where the sun don't shine!

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    • He needs to keep looking over his shoulder, but mainly for all the Taliban trying to bum him! He's from Bolton or somewhere in the north of England anyway and is either using a "fake" flag or has done what a lot of Pakis in England do , which is commit crimes like rape, hit and run or fraud and then has been smuggled back to his family's roots in Pakistan. He'll get his, don't worry!

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