Tag Royal Marines

UK Amphibious Assault

A survey of current UK amphibious assault capabilities. Landing Platform Dock (LPD) From the Royal Navy website; The Albion Class, Landing Platform Dock ships (LPD) primary function is to embark, transport, and deploy and recover (by air and sea) troops…

UK Rapid Response – Introduction

The need to respond quickly to an emerging crisis has formed the bedrock of much of the UK’s force capability generation activity for some time. Beyond the counter-terrorism role of UK Special Forces there are a number of capabilities held at…

The Cost of a Commando

French and Royal Marines on Exercise Together
The MoD publish all the Freedom of Information requests they receive and often they reveal interesting things. There was a recent request about the capitation rate of a Parachute Regiment soldier and as a follow up, another for a Royal Marine…

Train as we mean to fight

An Army Air Corps Gazelle reconnaissance helicopter is pictured at the British Army Training Unit Suffield (BATUS) in Canad
The quote ‘train as we mean to fight’ comes near the end of this video from QinetiQ on naval combat systems engineering, realistic training is critical to success. It is and always was ‘all about the people’ As we fight…

Shore to Shore Logistics

If this story doesn’t make you smile I am not sure anything would [browser-shot width=”600″ url=”;] A great advert for the Royal Marines, BZ to all However 4 LCVP Mk5’s and an ORC for 40 cars Just sayin :) Some…

CTruk THOR Video

An updated video of the C Truk THOR Read more about the CTruk Thor below [browser-shot width=”600″ url=”;] and [browser-shot width=”600″ url=”;]