Royal Navy Sea Kings have over the last five months helped seize more than seven tonnes of drugs and stop insurgents in Afghanistan building over 1,500 homemade bombs.
286 students have recently graduated from the Advanced Command and Staff Course held over the last 46 weeks at the Defence Academy in Shrivenham, near Swindon, Wiltshire.
The RAF and Royal Navy have been involved in a number of precision attacks to protect Libyan civilians over the last few days as part of NATO’s Operation UNIFIED PROTECTOR.
The MOD has reduced energy consumption on its office estate over the last 12 months by 14.8 per cent, saving over 9,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2), it has been announced today.
Royal Marines from 45 Commando are settling into camp in Afghanistan at the start of their six-month tour after taking over the reins in Nad ‘Ali (South) from 1st Battalion The Royal Irish Regiment who have been providing security and laying the groundwork for future transition over the last six months.
Among the targets in Libya that have been destroyed by the RAF, Royal Navy and coalition forces over the last week are underground bunkers providing ammunition to the Libyan Army.
The Commanders of ISAF troops in Helmand province, where the vast majority of UK personnel deployed to Afghanistan are working, gave a briefing yesterday on progress made over the last 12 months.