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.
Soldiers from 4th Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland (4 SCOTS) are about to leave Afghanistan having spent the last six months working and living alongside members of the Afghan Uniform Police (AUP).
A Pashto-speaking RAF Engineering Officer has spent the last few months working as an interpreter for the Military Stabilisation Support Group (MSSG) in Helmand.
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.
On Friday, 1 July 2011, the last of RAF Lyneham’s Hercules fleet said a final farewell to the base as they flew in a low-level formation across the skies to their new home at RAF Brize Norton.
Type 42 destroyer HMS Gloucester returned to her Portsmouth home for the last time yesterday prior to decommissioning following 29 years of service in the Royal Navy.
Within Helmand, levels of insurgent activity have remained particularly low over the last month compared to previous periods, the Foreign Secretary William Hague said in the Government’s latest monthly progress report on Afghanistan.
Thanks, in part, to the efforts of an RAF police officer there has been a six-fold increase in the disruption to narcotics production in Helmand province in the last year.
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.