The British Army has used Dartmoor as their training ground for the past 200 years for one principal reason - its likeness to the Falkland Islands. 

The vast, open landscape, lack of civilization, and budding sheep population makes Dartmoor the U.K's equivalent of the South Atlantic islands. 

I joined troops to witness how they use the national park in a typical training session.

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