British Troops deployed to Afghanistan is set to rise to 600 to train Afghan soldiers already in action in Resolute Support. The main initiatives are to combat the increase in suicide bombers and the huge amount of IED’s found during the last year. Up to 85 troops from the 1st Battalion, Welss Guards will be deployed on a training basis only to train and mentor Afghan forces which replaced the NATO-led combat mission three years ago. The troops will be part of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) which has was constructed in order to train, mentor and further assist the Afghanistan Forces with the aim to defeat the ongoing terrorist activities in the province. The latest suicide bomb in Kabul killed 41 and injured 84 on a Shia Cultural Centre on 28th December 2017. The recent plans to increase British Military presence in Afghanistan comes after calls to further increase support in the area and assist Afghan Military Forces. More can be read on this story at www.forces.net.