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  1. Also, don't fire rockets and missles from inside buildings! Unless it is the AT4 CS.
  2. Technically correct, the best kind of correct. It seems 21 & 23 left UKSF in 2014 and became part of the newly formed 1st Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Brigade, but were re-integrated in 2019. All of this is according to Wikipedia (apart from the quote I used from the MOD website you linked above), citing Jane's International Defence Review and an Army briefing note, (both not readable on the net at first glance), and an article in the Telegraph (behind a paywall).
  3. I think the British SAS went through a reorganisation relatively recently as well, they got rid of the volunteer regiment if I remember correctly, known as "The Artist's Rifles" which had been around for a long time that civilians could apply to join. I think it was absorbed into something else and the SAS just recruit from the serving military (mostly the Parachute Regiment and Royal Marines I would guess). A shame in a sense as it was a characteristic thing where you would have a certain type of person applying directly and going through selection. I'm not sure of the root cause, I seem t
  4. The 2017 document is supposed to be the spiritual successor to "Soviet Military Power" which was first published in 1981 as a public document for stated purpose of informing them as to the balance of power, and seems much more in-depth. The last long (164 pages) version I found was SMP1989: http://edocs.nps.edu/2014/May/SovietMilPower1989.pdf, with SMP1990: http://edocs.nps.edu/2014/May/SovietMilPower1990.pdf being a bit shorter, and the 1991 version being renamed "Military Forces in Transition": https://archives.nato.int/uploads/r/null/1/3/137881/0300_Military_forces_in_transition_1991_ENG
  5. The book "The Russian Way of War" I mentioned above references a document on a Russian hosting website "Motor Rifle (Tank) Brigade in Basic Combat" (2011) as a source, and it seems to have been drawn on a lot, with text translated and copied and the images redrawn, though it seems not to be a entire 1:1 copy (I noticed one drawing omitted after a quick look, and the book seems to draw from other sources). The original, again on a Russian website (beware), I link via (much worse) website translation by Google: https://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=ru&u=https://studopedia.info
  6. You're right, thanks, I didn't know (or forgot), there is a companion book "The Other Side of the Mountain", telling the Mujahideen side, the authors (one of whom helped edit the other book and who was a Colonel in the Afghan army, taught students who were part of the Mujahideen, fought himself, and was now working as a journalist) having travelled to Pakistan and Afghanistan to interview the Mujahideen at the behest of the USMC. Different times! I suppose this little book was widely distributed amongst those heading out to Afghanistan circa 2001... anyway I will add it to the list above.
  7. Firstly links which should fit you bill exactly, especially the first one: "The Russian Way of War" (2016): https://www.armyupress.army.mil/Portals/7/Hot Spots/Documents/Russia/2017-07-The-Russian-Way-of-War-Grau-Bartles.pdf "Russian New Generation Warfare Handbook" (2016): https://www.multibriefs.com/briefs/rcaa/Russian_New_Generation_Warfare_Handbook.pdf "The Tanks of August" a set of essays on the Russia-Georgia war in 2008 (2010): https://css.ethz.ch/en/services/digital-library/publications/publication.html/119867 "'Lessons Learned' from the Russo-Ukrainian Wa
  8. I have uploaded 69 of Kieme's mods to Google Drive, as well as a few others by Vein, BTR and Bil Hardenberger. Files will be taken down at request of author(s). Files were made JSGME ready (they were placed inside z, inside data, inside a folder with the same name) and then zipped. https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/1L_vto8k7s-AnIKR4VfAY1k0o3tGRTxox
  9. Although they don't look like they tell the story of the recapture, these two films (one is a remake of the other) are set there in 1945: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fires_on_the_Plain_(1959_film) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fires_on_the_Plain_(2014_film)
  10. I have his CMBS Russians, his special effects, and "RA-regulation standard(markings)" which I think are markings for russian vehicles but I'm not sure, and not sure they are by Vein.
  11. As far as I've seen, the highest setting for 3D model (?) gives the highest draw distance for things like trees. You can test this by changing it during a mission (check your hotkeys).
  12. If I see a destroyer with a tribal tattoo I am going to give up on the UK.
  13. John, the footage uses an auto-generated voice-over, and possibly an autogenerated script, and from the beginning is rather nonsensical. I think the tank is a MGCS/EMBT, basic details of which can be found here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Ground_Combat_System.
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