Troops Go On A ‘Digital’ Deployment

An innovative blend of simulations has been transforming training rooms into synthetic towns and cities to enable troops to evaluate and evolve their tactics for conducting operations in built-up areas. Headquarters staff from 1st Battalion, The Royal Welsh in Tidworth were among the latest personnel to plan and wargame urban missions using a QinetiQ-supplied cache… Read More

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What is Urban Warfare?

Introduction Urban warfare is combat conducted in urban areas such as towns and cities. Urban combat differs from combat in the open at both the operational and the tactical levels. Complicating factors in urban warfare include the presence of civilians and the complexity of the urban terrain. Urban combat operations may be conducted to capitalize… Read More