The UK now fields only 227 main battle tanks, a far cry from the 900 or so strong inventory only a couple of decades ago

The present British MBT, the Challenger 2, had its origins in the Chieftain Replacement programme of the 1980s, when I was a staff officer at the Headquarters of the Director of the Royal Armoured Corps (HQDRAC) at Bovington Camp in Dorset. My personal previous experience of tanks had been primarily on the old Chieftain, aContinue reading “The UK now fields only 227 main battle tanks, a far cry from the 900 or so strong inventory only a couple of decades ago”

Video – How winter is affecting the war in Ukraine

Lt Col Stuart Crawford is a Defence Analyst and a former Army officer, author & broadcaster – sign up to his podcast at defencereview.uk  Have you signed up for the Defence Review Podcast?  https://open.spotify.com/show/4vHJsYgxfrDyTkKgMpGlqs  Lt Col Stuart Crawford’s latest book Tank Commander (Hardback) is available for pre-order now http://www.DefenceReview.UK @peoplemattertv @509298

The health resolutions you need for 2023

Cycle your carbs, don’t skip them Eat more fermented foods Include nuts everyday Include nuts everyday Drink more water Drink more water Drink more water Cycle your carbs, don’t skip them Are you still skipping carbs to try and lose weight and end up binging on them? Carbs don’t need to be the enemy, it’sContinue reading “The health resolutions you need for 2023”

In war, you have to keep your troops safe

Have you heard Lt Col Stuart Crawford’s latest podcast? ” In war, you have to keep your troops safe Lt Col Stuart Crawford is a Defence Analyst and a former Army officer, author & broadcaster – sign up to his podcast at defencereview.uk  Have you signed up for the Defence Review Podcast?  https://open.spotify.com/show/4vHJsYgxfrDyTkKgMpGlqs  Lt Col StuartContinue reading “In war, you have to keep your troops safe”