mr.fred wrote:https://ukdefenceforum.net/viewtopic.php?f=42&t=376&p=93270#p93270Lord Jim wrote:We need to make a step change in the weight of artillery we use with the 120mm Mortar replacing the 81mm weapon at Battalion level in most units and replacing the 105mm Light Gun with a highly mobile, possibly air transportable 155mm weapon.
I’m sure that I’ve asked before, but why do we need this? Why do we need to encumber our light forces with bigger and heavier ordnance, and bigger and heavier logistics demands?
Because of firepower and logistics go hand in hand? This must be a rhetorical question. Where is the gap in logistics? Is it the formations logistics, is it the ability to project the formation abroad? What?