Hanger Deck

Friday, June 10, 2005

UK Navy Ship Joins Fight Against Terrorism

Joining other NATO ships in the Med, a UK Navy frigate is on the way as set out here.
HMS Somerset, which returned to Devonport Naval Base from a deployment in the Gulf in December, will carry out boarding and surveillance operations alongside ships from other Nato member countries.

HMS Somerset:

Her crew has experience in conducting such operations.
Her boarding teams from Arabian/Persian Gulf ops 2004:

Somerset webpage

I wonder it will be joining some or all of the five US Navy ships recently dispatched to the same area? (see here)


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