Sailors and Royal Marines from Royal Naval warship HMS Northumberland have carried out final boarding training in Crete for their upcoming maritime policing patrol in the Indian Ocean.
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HMS Northumberland prepares for patrol
During a break from patrolling the Indian Ocean, sailors from HMS Sutherland have helped redecorate and renovate certain areas of a Tanzanian orphanage.
HMS Sutherland sailors renovate Tanzanian orphanage
Royal Naval submariners from nuclear-powered HMS Trenchant recently gave marine life experts a helping hand with an environmental project on the Indian Ocean island paradise of Diego Garcia.
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Navy submariners help marine life research in Indian Ocean
Royal Marines aboard HMS Sutherland have been practising their pirate vessel boarding techniques using ‘rapid roping’ from the frigate’s helicopter in the middle of the Indian Ocean.
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HMS Sutherland crew hone pirate take-down skills
A team from Royal Naval Air Station (RNAS) Culdrose has deployed to the Indian Ocean to join the fight against piracy, people-trafficking and drugs.
RNAS Culdrose team deploys on counter-piracy operation