COMMENT – Defence cuts risk the UK's global military position
In terms of conventional, surface combatant vessels, the Royal Navy now possesses six destroyers and 13 frigates. By comparison, at the time of the first Gulf War, the Royal Navy maintained two carriers, seven amphibious ships, 13 destroyers and 35 frigates.
An RAF Tornado. In terms of strike capability, the RAF possesses 70 Tornado...
For the first time in its 600-year history, the Royal Navy sails a transport...
HMS Daring. The Royal Navy now possesses six destroyers and 13 frigates.