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Blandford Camp Destination

Phil Loder signs in at Blandford Camp to visit the Royal Signals Museum

Bristling with antennae, an FV432 stands guard outside the Royal Signals Museum

Good communications on battlefields have always been essential. They help to win battles, while poor communications can lose them. Displayed over two floors, the Royal Signals Museum tells a fascinating story of innovation and adaptation in military communications over the past 150 years.

To ensure the best communication, armies have employed the latest technology so that commanders know where their troops are and what they are doing, and resulting orders can be passed on. Senior officers and political masters need to receive updates from commanders on the ground and, in turn, send their orders.

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