Naval Warfare

UK forward-basing trend expands as Medway heads to Caribbean

27th January 2020 - 17:00 GMT | by Richard Thomas in London

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As the UK RN’s River-class Batch 2 OPV HMS Medway heads out on its transatlantic journey to take up station as Atlantic Patrol Ship (North) (APS (N)), the forward-deployed model that the class will operate under continues to mature.

Setting out from Gibraltar harbour on 27 January, Medway ...

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