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Introduction
The Magnitude of the Falklands/Malvinas conflict in 1982 between Britain and Argentina dictated that both employ a handful of military operational arts particularly logistics, command and control. In the heart, of the 1982 conflict in the contentious issue of the Falklands/Malvinas islands ownership, Command and control, and logistical functions featured prominently among the operations and preparations of both warring parties. According to Hime (2010, 4), “Ownership of the Falklands/Malvinas Islands since their initial discovery has always been determined by force, with British control last established in 1833 following the expulsion of the Argentine gunboat Sarandi, and its contingent of soldiers, convicts from the penal colony at San Carlos, and Argentine settlers”. The bone of contention arose from Argentina’s quest to reclaim the Falkland Islands. Consequently, this potential invasion threat called for the British Marines to be prepared to counter any military, bureaucratic, or logistical threat posed by the Argentines.
According to Thomson (1991, 2), Britain lea…