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<br /> MAGAZINE OF THE BRITISH ARMY<br /> NEW<br /> SA80<br /> WHAT YOU<br /> NEED TO<br /> KNOW<br /> BROWNING, HOLEK, MAXIM, THOMPSON<br /> GUARDS<br /> GEAR UP<br /> FOR THE<br /> MIDDLE<br /> EAST<br /> PT SPECIAL<br /> CONDITIONED<br /> FOR COMBAT<br /> Putting the science into soldiering<br /> ❱ Smash the gym basics ❱ How to handle injury<br /> ❱ Where's your workout going wrong?<br /> <br /> <br /> CONTENTS<br /> FEATURES<br /> 20 On track in Iraq<br /> Guards prepare for Shader tour<br /> 24 Aiming for excellence<br /> Rifle upgrade unveiled<br /> 26 Killer cache<br /> Infantry weapons on display<br /> REGULARS<br /> 7 The Informer<br /> Top stories from across the Service<br /> 40 Need to Know<br /> Essential tips for today's personnel<br /> 47 Talkback<br /> Ruminations from the ranks<br /> 53 Bullet Points<br /> <a title="SOLDIER MAY 2018 page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/99548139?page=1"> MAGAZINE OF THE BRITISH ARMY NEW SA80 WHAT YOU </a> <a title="SOLDIER MAY 2018 page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/99548139?page=2"> </a> <a title="SOLDIER MAY 2018 page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/99548139?page=3"> </a> <a title="SOLDIER MAY 2018 page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/99548139?page=4"> CONTENTS FEATURES 20 On track in Iraq </a> <a title="SOLDIER MAY 2018 page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/99548139?page=5"> 13 61 7 0 71 44 The result comes o</a> <a title="SOLDIER MAY 2018 page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/99548139?page=6"> </a> <a title="SOLDIER MAY 2018 page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/99548139?page=7"> news@soldiermagazine.co.uk British troops' news a</a> <a title="SOLDIER MAY 2018 page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/99548139?page=8"> A taste of Army activity across the world 1. </a> <a title="SOLDIER MAY 2018 page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/99548139?page=9"> INTELLIGENCE FOR THE ATLAS? Brief the team now: </a> <a title="SOLDIER MAY 2018 page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/99548139?page=10"> </a> <a title="SOLDIER MAY 2018 page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/99548139?page=11"> news@soldiermagazine.co.uk A3 in full – page 24</a> <a title="SOLDIER MAY 2018 page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/99548139?page=12"> </a> <a title="SOLDIER MAY 2018 page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/99548139?page=13"> news@soldiermagazine.co.uk Picture: Cpl Rebecca </a> <a title="SOLDIER MAY 2018 page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/99548139?page=14"> ` A person</a> <a title="SOLDIER MAY 2018 page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/99548139?page=15"> news@soldiermagazine.co.uk Climbing back WALL</a> <a title="SOLDIER MAY 2018 page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/99548139?page=16"> SERVICE SCOUTS NORTH ■ SOLDIERS have given teenag</a> <a title="SOLDIER MAY 2018 page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/99548139?page=17"> news@soldiermagazine.co.uk EARLESS F FUNDRAISIN</a> <a title="SOLDIER MAY 2018 page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/99548139?page=18"> THE BIG PICTURE Cadet Training Centre, Frimley Pa</a> <a title="SOLDIER MAY 2018 page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/99548139?page=19"> www.soldiermagazine.co.uk APRIL 2018 19</a> <a title="SOLDIER MAY 2018 page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/99548139?page=20"> It's good we have soldiers who have</a> <a title="SOLDIER MAY 2018 page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/99548139?page=21"> Troops are maintaining the Middle East momen</a> <a title="SOLDIER MAY 2018 page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/99548139?page=22"> And this outing, in which the soldiers will t</a> <a title="SOLDIER MAY 2018 page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/99548139?page=23"> “There is obviously a threat but our focus is goi</a> <a title="SOLDIER MAY 2018 page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/99548139?page=24"> Words: Cliff Caswell Picture: Graeme Main </a> <a title="SOLDIER MAY 2018 page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/99548139?page=25"> Picatinny rail This has been extended and allows </a> <a title="SOLDIER MAY 2018 page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/99548139?page=26"> Pictures: Peter Davies Interview: Sarah Goldthorp</a> <a title="SOLDIER MAY 2018 page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/99548139?page=27"> </a> <a title="SOLDIER MAY 2018 page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/99548139?page=28"> THE STORY OF WEAPONRY …in five fearsome firearms </a> <a title="SOLDIER MAY 2018 page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/99548139?page=29"> EM-2 No 9 (Janson) Rifle Type: Bullpup assault r</a> <a title="SOLDIER MAY 2018 page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/99548139?page=30"> Vickers Machine Gun Type: Automatic machine gun I</a> <a title="SOLDIER MAY 2018 page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/99548139?page=31"> </a> <a title="SOLDIER MAY 2018 page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/99548139?page=32"> PT SPECIAL PEAK PERFORMANCE Physical training in</a> <a title="SOLDIER MAY 2018 page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/99548139?page=33"> physical training instructors. 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