The very best of Global Britain in action

Protecting our nations interest at home and overseas is the calling our servicemen and women answer on a daily basis. The UK Armed Forces represent the very best of Global Britain in action.

Here are 5 examples of current overseas operations:

Operation KIPION — Gulf and Indian Ocean

The UK has a long-standing maritime presence in the Gulf and the Indian Ocean. The Royal Navy sail the seas preserving and promoting peace and stability in the region, as well as ensuring the safe flow of trade.

HMS Montrose in the Gulf of Oman carrying out International Maritime Security Construct (IMSC) tasking. Also pictured is a merchant Ship.

Operation TORAL — Afghanistan

Since combat operations ended in 2014, British forces and NATO allies have maintained significant resources to Afghanistan with the aim of helping to rebuild and provide ongoing security in the region.

21 Signal Regiment, 220 Sig Sqn were deployed on Op TORAL 9 as the Kabul Communications Unit.
21 Signal Regiment, 220 Sig Sqn were deployed on Op TORAL 9 as the Kabul Communications Unit.

Operation CABRIT — Estonia and Poland

The UK Armed Forces are leading a multinational battlegroup as part of NATO’s Enhanced Forward Presence in Estonia to enhance Euro-Atlantic security, reassure our allies and deter our adversaries by leading a combat-ready multinational Battlegroup.

The First Fusiliers Battlegroup deployed to Estonia on Op CABRIT conducts Exercise ADAZI HACKLE in Adazi Ranges, Latvia.

Operation AZOTIZE — Lithuania

For the past decade, jets from the Royal Air Force have deployed on air policing missions across Europe. Policing the skies to protect our allies.

A Russian aircraft intercepted by RAF Typhoons from Siauliai Air Base, 18th June 2020.
A Russian aircraft intercepted by RAF Typhoons from Siauliai Air Base, 18th June 2020.

United Nations

The United Nations have peacekeeping missions deployed around the world, from Syria in the middle east, to Mali in North Africa preventing conflict and caring for those affected by it.

A solider from the Irish Guards deployed to the UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan standing watch at a Protection of Civilians site.
The first UK trained Somali National Army Battalion Pass Off Parade in South West State, Somalia.
The first UK trained Somali National Army Battalion Pass Off Parade in South West State, Somalia.

Find out where else the UK Armed Forces are deployed here 👇

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