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Army sets up new brigade 'for information age'

The Army is setting up a new unit that will use psychological operations and social media to help fight wars "in the information age".

Head of the Army Gen Sir Nick Carter said the move was about trying to operate "smarter".

The 77th Brigade, made up of reservists and regular troops and based in Hermitage, Berkshire, will be formally created in April.

Lisa Hampele reports.

  • 31 Jan 2015
  • From the section UK
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