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Army unveils new command

By Western Daily Press  |  Posted: March 31, 2014

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The Army has showed off its new command at Upavon airfield in Wiltshire, during Exercise Griffin Herald.

Force Troops Command (FTC) set out its stall as part of the six-day-long interactive exhibition.

The media were treated to live demonstrations, including the military's working dogs apprehending insurgents and sniffing out detonators, and static displays which showed the huge range of capability that FTC will be responsible for providing.

Exercise Griffin Herald was a chance for 115 units and FTC headquarters to come together en masse for the first time to illustrate how they will work together and as discrete elements, providing combat, command and communications support.

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