£½mil­lion of Bri­tish Army gear goes AWOL

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A STAG­GER­ING half a mil­lion quid’s worth of weapons and other mil­i­tary kit have been stolen or has gone miss­ing from the Army.

De­fence chiefs have re­leased a list de­tail­ing more than 270 items that have gone AWOL since last March.

It in­cludes “as­sorted mil­i­tary equip­ment in­clud­ing weapons, parts and com­mu­ni­ca­tions equip­ment”.

The most ex­pen­sive sin­gle item is a set of tele­scopic rods – worth £67,000 – used to res­cue mil­i­tary per­son­nel.

Also on the list are swords, bay­o­nets, weapon sights, body ar­mour, hel­mets, ri­fle mag­a­zines, night vi­sion sys­tems and even HAND GRENADES.

Lap­tops, ca­bles, chain­saws, car parts, tools and ra­dio gear are also miss­ing.

Clive Fair­weather, a for­mer se­nior of­fi­cer, said he found the list “ex­tra­or­di­nary”.

He said: “As a for­mer bat­tal­ion com­man­der, if there was any­thing like a bay­o­net miss­ing it would come to my at­ten­tion and there’d be a huge in­quiry.

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But the Sun­der­land babe, 23, says she’s fed up of peo­ple say­ing they’re fake.

She said: “My boobs are 100% nat­u­ral, thank you very much, and I love them.

“Some peo­ple think they might be a bur­den but they’re ace!”

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