NATO and Joint Expeditionary Force Cornerstones of UK Military Exercises British soldiers, sailors and airmen will take part in 23 joint exercises with over 28 countries this year. According to […]» Read more
Tag: Royal Navy
The Royal Navy is the UK’s naval warfare capability, known unofficially as the ‘Senior Service’. As of 19 March 2016, there are 77 commissioned ships (including submarines) in the Royal Navy, including an amphibious assault ship, 2 amphibious transport docks, 4 ballistic missile submarines (which maintain the UK’s nuclear deterrent), 7 nuclear fleet submarines, 6 guided missile destroyers, 13 frigates, 15 mine-countermeasure vessels and 22 patrol vessels. In addition, the Royal Navy can count upon 9 ships of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) and 5 Merchant Navy ships. The Fleet Air Arm comprises 174 aircraft.
Soldiers Deployed on UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) Hard labour and clearing up rubbish, the British Army are slaving away in South Sudan on Operation TRENTON because “The UK […]» Read more