After agreeing to the acquisition of some toxic assets and derivatives by the U.K. from King Barack III of the reconstituted United States, the Future Britz can now manufacture the new (old) Space Patton under license. The vehicle was soon upgraded with a 200 pounder gun.
A slightly more difficult initiative by the Future Gordon Brown government was that of recruitment. A recent chin wag in New New Berlin in which servicemen were denied access to their APC's so that anti-rubble mechanisms could be installed, resulted in a unnecessary loss of life and has become quite the scandal in an already scandal plagued government. Luckily, Chelsea once again smashed Manchesters backside in a recent match. The ensuing riot and drunkeness provided an opportunity for the new Community Service Branch of the Ministry of Defence to expand into enlistment services.