LWI - Land Warfare

British Army prepares for urban combat increase

6th February 2018 - 17:16 GMT | by Grant Turnbull in London


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The recent surge in fighting in densely-populated cities, particularly in Iraq and Syria, is leading Western armies to reassess how they train and prepare for urban warfare following years of counter-insurgency (COIN) operations.

Senior Western officers, including the US Army’s chief of staff Gen Mark Milley have noted that ...

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