HMS Northumberland prepares for patrol

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

HMS Sutherland sailors renovate Tanzanian orphanage

During a break from patrolling the Indian Ocean, sailors from HMS Sutherland have helped redecorate and renovate certain areas of a Tanzanian orphanage.

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HMS Sutherland sailors renovate Tanzanian orphanage

HMS Sutherland crew hone pirate take-down skills

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

Royal Navy, Marines and RFA jointly capture pirate mother ship

A dhow pirate mother ship involved in attacks on merchant shipping in the Indian Ocean has been stopped and boarded by ships from the Royal Navy operating in the Indian Ocean.

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Royal Navy, Marines and RFA jointly capture pirate mother ship

Indian troops complete joint training exercise on Salisbury Plain

Assisted by British Chinook helicopters, Warrior armoured fighting vehicles and Challenger battle tanks, soldiers from the Indian Army’s 3rd Battalion The Bihar Regiment have successfully carried out a counter-insurgency exercise in the middle of Salisbury Plain.

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Indian troops complete joint training exercise on Salisbury Plain