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British Army Announce New Psyops Brigade watch

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    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 General 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.

    It has been inspired by the Chindits who fought in Burma in World War Two.
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-31070114

    That's reassuring, thanks guys.
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    Well it's hardly a new concept.
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    And it's not like we've been doing it already.
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    (Original post by MatureStudent36)
    And it's not like we've been doing it already.
    Have you?
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    (Original post by n00)
    Have you?
    Yes.
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    (Original post by MatureStudent36)
    Yes.
    How'd it go?
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    (Original post by n00)
    How'd it go?
    Afghans don't use social media.
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    (Original post by MatureStudent36)
    Afghans don't use social media.
    Thats a ****er, guess it didn't go too well then?
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    Fighting via social media.

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    (Original post by thunder_chunky)
    Fighting via social media.
    The actual Chindits must be so proud.
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    The idea seemed a good one. Not to sure why their a successor to the chindits though

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    (Original post by Aj12)
    The idea seemed a good one. Not to sure why their a successor to the chindits though

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    Maybe they're expecting a high mortality rate? :unsure:
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    (Original post by n00)
    Maybe they're expecting a high mortality rate? :unsure:
    lololol
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    (Original post by MatureStudent36)
    Afghans don't use social media.
    Sooo..... How'd it go?
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    (Original post by n00)
    Sooo..... How'd it go?
    By very measure of humanity the country is in a better position now than it was before.

    My concern is we've stood up a brigade to do a job that's already being done.
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    (Original post by MatureStudent36)
    By very measure of humanity the country is in a better position now than it was before.
    And that's thanks to a bunch of porn-driven losers sat pissing about on social media?

    (Original post by MatureStudent36)
    My concern is we've stood up a brigade to do a job that's already being done.
    Why is that a concern?
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    (Original post by n00)
    And that's thanks to a bunch of porn-driven losers sat pissing about on social media?



    Why is that a concern?


    Porn driven losers haven't driven any improvements in AFG. But I'd agree with boris that are own brand of jelly heads do seem to look for a quick way of absolving their failures.

    It's a concern because that's the issue that's being talked about. Duplicating effort is never good.
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    (Original post by MatureStudent36)
    Porn driven losers haven't driven any improvements in AFG.
    So wtf were we paying them for?

    (Original post by MatureStudent36)
    But I'd agree with boris that are own brand of jelly heads do seem to look for a quick way of absolving their failures.
    I'm lost, which bunch of jelly head losers sat in their masturbatorium posting propaganda on social media are we talking about now?

    (Original post by MatureStudent36)
    It's a concern because that's the issue that's being talked about. Duplicating effort is never good.
    The more the better no?
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    So they're going to 'tweet' the enemy to death?
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    (Original post by ImNotMe)
    So they're going to 'tweet' the enemy to death?
    Soggy biscuit, best of 3.
 
 
 
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