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Part-time soldiers from across the West Country are training to fire live ammunition from tanks on ranges in Dorset.
It's part of a Government plan to shrink the regular Army and recruit more reserves.
The Royal Wessex Yeomanry has bases in Barnstaple, Paignton and Bovington.
It's the only reserve regiment that uses the Army's main battle tank.
Our correspondent Duncan Sleightholme reports: