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Photos: Technology fights 'friendly fire'

Testing new tech in the mud of Salisbury Plain
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Testing new tech in the mud of Salisbury Plain

Nato forces have been testing a range of combat identification technologies on Salisbury Plain. Above, a Challenger 2 tank used in the trial.

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This M1 Abrams tank forms part of the US forces used in the Nato "Urgent Quest" exercise.

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The tech on trial would warn troops if they were about to fire one of these anti-tank missiles at a friendly vehicle by mistake.

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This Bradley formed part of the US forces on display.

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This Warrior armoured vehicle was part of the British forces fighting their way through the mud and rain.

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