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UK deploys info manoeuvre teams on first exercise

21 September 2017

An integrated British Army information manoeuvre team has deployed on its first major exercise to support troops training in Canada in future warfare concepts.

The team, which brings together cyber, electronic warfare, media, civil affairs, intelligence and military communications specialists, is a result of the June decision by the British Army to group its intelligence, signals, media operations, and other “soft power” capabilities under a single “information manoeuvre” two-star or divisional headquarters.

In August the British Army enhanced its work in this arena by setting up what it termed the Information Manoeuvre Project Team “to explore the synergies to be achieved by increased integration of the army’s information-centric brigades [1 & 11 Signals, 1 Intelligence Surveillance Reconaissance, and 77 Brigade]”.

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