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Operation GRAPPLE

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Operation Grapple was the codename given to the deployment of British forces in Bosnia from 1992 as part of the United Nations Protection Force (UNPROFOR). It was an abject failure due to spineless cowards in Whitehall being unsure about their endstate.

Confusingly, Grapple was also the codename applied to the nuclear tests in the Gilbert Islands between 1956 and '58, when an RAF Valiant bomber dropped several large weapons on Malden and Christmas islands.

The BNTVA site is well worth reading. Health and Safety would have feckin' kittens these days: BNTVA