Reply to post: For insurance purposes...

'Acts of war in a combat zone are not covered by your laptop warranty'

Hans Neeson-Bumpsadese Silver badge

For insurance purposes...

A number of things that would be considered wars have been classified otherwise for insurance purposes. The Malayan Emergency was called such, rather than the war which it actually was, because of the large number of British civilan interests which were damaged. Lloyds of London won't pay out if your farm is destroyed by war, but it will if it is damaged by an emergency.

I suspect that this is why the Falklands "conflict" was monickered the way that it was in the early stages, while the initial local damage was being inflicted on the civilian population.

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