With war clouds threatening the Sublime Porte has been seeking to modernise it's army by importing Gatling guns to add firepower to it's infantry and cavalry units . Here we see the new weapon being inspected by members of the General Staff. The figures are Irregular 40mm from their Balkans range and the Staff figures are from the Deutshe Homage range.
Here we see Hannay Pasha instructing gunners on the correct firing procedure , It's a little known fact that Sir Richard Hannay spent a short while serving in the army of the Sublime Porte as a military adviser .
He also tried to improve communication methods within the army (with only mixed results) . The Sublime Porte is smarting over the 'Walker Incident' * and is seeking to provoke a confrontation with Treboria who they suspect in having a hand in it .