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    DescriptionFollowing the attractive format and structure of its successful sister volumes "The Royal Navy Handbook" (Conway, 2003) and "The Royal Air Force Handbook" (Putnam, 2004), The British Army Handbook will be the premier resource for the layperson with an interest in the UK's ground forces. Widely acknowledged as one of the best-trained and effective fighting and peacekeeping forces in the world, the British Army forms an important component of the UK's defence forces and is instrumental around the globe in many different roles. This lavishly-illustrated handbook, compiled by the Ministry of Defence, details the many force structures both front-line and support, regiments, specialist forces including the SAS and the Parachute Regiment, current equipment and future projects including armoured vehicles - tanks, personnel carriers, recovery vehicles, light transport and special types - artillery and anti-aircraft batteries, The Army Air Corps' airborne transport and weaponry including Longbow Apache, infantry weapons and kit, communications systems, the Territorials and other reserves, and army careers information - all in an unbeatable, easy-to use yet totally comprehensive format. This is the complete work of reference for enthusiasts and professionals alike. Every component of the Army, and weapon system, is included with a brief background, exhaustive specifications and a colour illustration. The guide also includes details of the future procurement plans of the Army, and includes colour photographs of Army operations in the recent conflicts in Iraq and elsewhere.

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    The British Army Handbook
    The Definitive Guide by the MoD
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Great Britain: Ministry of Defence
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 200
    Width: 150 mm
    Height: 210 mm
    Thickness: 19 mm
    Weight: 788 g
    ISBN 13: 9781857533934
    ISBN 10: 1857533933

    BIC subject category V2: JW
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.4
    BIC E4L: WAR
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBK
    DC21: 355.00941
    BISAC V2.8: TEC025000, HIS027000
    Thema V1.0: JW
    Illustrations note
    Imprint name
    Brassey's (UK) Ltd
    Publication date
    31 December 2015
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    The handbook is compiled by the UK Ministry of Defence with a foreword and introduction by the Chief of the General Staff and the Secretary of State for Defence.