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    Problems with Military Equipment

    Hello All, I am currently studying A-Level Product Design, this involves identifying a problem and developing a product to solve it. As an aspiring officer (currently applying for the scholarship scheme) I have chosen to explore the theme of the military. I am therefore researching problems...
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    So I’m currently in basic training getting ready to go on a 5 day exercise in a few weeks. I’ve only been on one so far, and my boots are excruciatingly painful, the top of the boot bruised the whole part of my leg and made it extremely painful every time I walk in those boots. I asked my staff...
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    Opscore Helmets?

    Hey all - Been abit sick recently so ive found myself browsing the internet Ive been hearing about RMs using opscore helmets and the likes? is this true? I was linked a video and you can clearly see RM's wearings opcore helmets?? I was suggested that it might be members of the boarding teams...
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    Reme phase 2 kit help please

    Hi, due to head to phase 2 in next two weeks and my kit list to take includes a bergen and webbing(naive but assumed would be issued) ... In short what should I be looking for as an aspiring armourer, am I looking for something I'll rarely use, something to tide me over till I know what I need...
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    ***NEW***Silva Tactical Compasses!! Innovation for the military - About time!

    Three entrepreneurial brothers. One great invention. In 1933, Björn, Alvar and Arvid Kjellström invented the first ever liquid-filled compass, and the Silva began. Not only was it the first compass of its kind, but is also set the global standard for how navigation works. From this beginning, 85...
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    What things do you need to write on webbing, body armour etc.

    I see it all the time on body armour, webbing and Bergen's. Where people have letters, numbers, the lot in Sharpie. Imm just curious but what is it they write on them?
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    How do i stop pouches shifting?

    I bought a molle hippo belt and added my purchased pouches onto it, I'm currently in the acf as an adult and it's became an issue that they bounce around and create noise, does anyone know how to keep these still and stop the noise happening every time i blink.
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    Best mtp webbing?

    I've heard a lot of things about different types of webbing, I've been told to get a osprey belt and add on to it and I've also heard to get something from Dixie's corner or jay jays Brecon. Can someone give me a bit of help for what i should buy?
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    Apache contract going to Boeing..

    I have just read in the Sunday Telegraph that the contract for the next Apache is going to Boeing. I have read previously read that the Boeing version has a lower spec. Putting aside the effect of loosing critical skills by not giving the contract to a uk company, what are the real life...
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    Wanted Mtp virtus

    Wanted I'm looking for the source hydration bladder in Mtp if anyone has one for sale would like to have it thanks
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    Anyone have a clue what this is?

    I run the stores at an ACF detachment and the old commanding officer was a hoarder of all things related to the military. One day I got a bit curious and decided to go through some of this old kit and found seven of these green bags of a plastic / rubber substance containing a toll roll...
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    Best boot polish for magnums?

    I've just got a lovely pair of magnums (sorry Altbergians!) and i polished them withy a sample polish i got, i was told not to use it after by my OC and was told to get some new polish, now Leder gris is alright, however, it's not exactly cheap for what it is, i really dont want them to turn...