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New Royal Navy Wildcat helicopters can't transmit vital data

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In the Falklands War it was discovered that the new combat overalls worn by ships' crews were made of a man-made fibre that fire melted into the skin.

The previous, more expensive, versions were made of cotton that only charred in the same circumstances - and therefore burns injuries were not made worse. Another case of financial economy making something not fit for purpose.

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