More armour is not the answer vs. IEDs


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Last week Lieutenant Colonel Gordon Mackenzie, spokesman for Task Force Helmand, made the sad announcement that six soldiers had been killed in a massive IED explosion: "I have the tragic duty to report that six soldiers are missing, believed killed, during a security patrol. The six soldiers, five from 3rd Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment and one from 1st Battalion The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment, were on patrol in a Warrior armoured fighting vehicle when it was caught in an explosion in t...
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