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<br /> MAGAZINE OF THE BRITISH ARMY<br /> MAY 2019<br /> £3.50<br /> NORDASS, OLAFSEN, TERRILL, THOMSEN<br /> BOXERS<br /> REGAIN<br /> SERVICES TITLE<br /> KAYAKERS<br /> SWELL THEIR<br /> RANKS<br /> FUTURE FIGHT<br /> The clever software allowing troops to test<br /> themselves in ways a training area never could<br /> <br /> <br /> CONTENTS<br /> FEATURES<br /> 30 A state of mind<br /> Troops go for their green berets<br /> 34 Your face here...<br /> Army's naval gunfire experts in action<br /> 41 Megabyte missions<br /> How the Army is embracing new tech<br /> 42 Future fight<br /> Virtual reality set to shake up training<br /> 44 Soldiers on speed dial<br /> Apps are the latest battlefield tool<br /> 50 24 hours in ITC<br /> Gurkha recruits' first taste of the UK<br /> REGULARS<br /> 7 The Informer<br /> Top stories from acro<a title="SOLDIER MAY 2019 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/592d11e2?page=1"> MAGAZINE OF THE BRITISH ARMY MAY 2019 £3.50 </a> <a title="SOLDIER MAY 2019 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/592d11e2?page=2"> </a> <a title="SOLDIER MAY 2019 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/592d11e2?page=3"> </a> <a title="SOLDIER MAY 2019 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/592d11e2?page=4"> CONTENTS FEATURES 30 A state of mind </a> <a title="SOLDIER MAY 2019 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/592d11e2?page=5"> 30 46 42 44 30 78 65 74 On-sc</a> <a title="SOLDIER MAY 2019 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/592d11e2?page=6"> </a> <a title="SOLDIER MAY 2019 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/592d11e2?page=7"> news@soldiermagazine.co.uk British troops' news a</a> <a title="SOLDIER MAY 2019 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/592d11e2?page=8"> A taste of Army activity across the world 1. 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