A Brief Overview of 16 Air Assault Brigade’s Urban Training Facility

Introduction 16 Air Assault Brigade has a remit of being able to engage the enemy, or conduct rescue missions, anywhere in the world at a moment’s notice. This requires sharp close quarter battle (CQB) fighting skills which must be learned and then practised on a regular basis. With this in mind, the brigade has installed… 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