The secret to the British success in the Falkland War, the soldiers of the British Army were able to walk across East Falkland carrying all their equipment and then fight for the high ground around Port Stanley.
An official photo describing the kit of a British infantryman in 1939. Note that the gas mask ('respirator') and anti-chemical warfare cape are parts of the outfit, remnants of WW1 memories. In actual combat, and marching with full kit, the British infantryman would carry a pack known as a "valise" that contained more clothing and personal items. Officers wore the exact same uniform save for markings of their rank.
The AS-90 Braveheart is a lightly armoured self-propelled artillery piece used by the British Army. The AS-90 was first deployed by the British Army in 1993. 179 AS-90s were acquired to re-equip six of the eight self-propelled field artillery regiments (each 24 guns) in the 1 (BR) Corps, replacing the 105 mm FV433 Abbot SPG and older M109 155 mm Self Propelled Gun. It remains in UK service and will equip three field regiments supporting armoured infantry brigades for the foreseeable…
British Helmets and Other Equipment in World War Airborne Helmet From “The Elite: The Worlds Crack Fighting Men - The Airborne”, by Ashley Brown & Jonathan Reed, The National Historical Society Publications, 1989, (p 85)
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Bedford TK 4 x 4. This truck has British Army registration and is probably over 20 years old. The British Army had many of this type of vehicle followed by the Bedford TM but they had to be supplied by other companies as the company folded when General Motors pulled out in 1986. This truck was seen at Gravesend in 2006.