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MoD to issue combat soldiers with armour made from grandfather’s pocket watches

The Ministry of Defence has swooped on antique shops across Britain after discovering that most Great War survivors had been saved by a future heirloom in their pocket, usually a fob watch or cigarette case, deflecting a Jerry bullet.

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Posted: Apr 5th, 2011
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Red Arrows on standby for No-Fly Zone Grand Finale spectacular

aaaand... Break!The organisers of Farnborough Air Display have announced a ‘very special event’ this year, with the show relocating from its traditional Hampshire setting to the ‘vast, empty skies above Libya’. ‘Rusting, burnt-out tanks with their drooping gun barrels casting long shadows across the arid desert will provide a backdrop of natural beauty,’ said the show’s artistic director, Raphael Nureyev. The decision to take the air display to Libya was one of the lesser-reported outcomes of the recent London Summit. Foreign Ministers from across the globe agreed it would teach Gaddafi a lesson if he was made to sit through the entire weekend event, watching endless demonstrations of the world’s latest aeronautic wonders and fly-pasts by French fighter-jets.

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Posted: Mar 30th, 2011
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‘Choice’ at the heart of MoD reforms

From as early as 2013 countries in need of liberty, freedom and democracy will no longer have these changes delivered by an invading force. Instead they will be provided with the finance needed to purchase liberation services from whatever source provides the best value.

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Posted: Mar 4th, 2011
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Visit to Nan ‘needs clear exit strategy, measurable objectives’ says wife

take the presents and run!Effort was being undermined by confusion about the rationale for the family’s continued involvement in the annual visits.

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Posted: Dec 24th, 2010
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New defence industry consultant calls for ‘battle centric’ war strategy

Blue sky thinking defence consultant Zac Woodruff claims to have re-written the rules of engagement for Her Majesty’s armed forces, claiming that warfare is undergoing a ‘total paradigm shift’.

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Posted: Jul 2nd, 2010
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