Tag: royal marines

  • Exercise Corsican Lion

    Royal Marines are further strengthening ties between the militaries of the UK and France as they take part in Exercise Corsican Lion in the Mediterranean. The Royal Marines from 3 […]

  • Honing Take-Down Skills

    Royal Marines aboard HMS Sutherland have been practising their pirate vessel boarding techniques using ‘rapid roping’ from the frigate’s helicopter in the middle of the Indian Ocean. HMS Sutherland crew […]

  • Liberating the Montecristo

    The commanding officer of the Royal Marines unit charged with the dramatic rescue mission to free two dozen sailors from the hijacked Italian ship Montecristo, has given testimony in the […]

  • Olympic Security Operation

    The Royal Marines have been exercising with the Metropolitan Police Marine Policing Unit (MPU) on the Thames as part of Olympic safety and security planning for the London Olympics. Royal […]

  • Cunning Foe

    British Major General Buster Howes of the Royal Marines has said that over time Somali pirates have become more intellectually cunning. “They sometimes out-think us in terms of, ‘If we […]