29 May '14, 11am

Royal Marines flex the muscles on the Thames #rm350

Royal Marines flex the muscle on the Thames 29/05/2014 The River Thames will come alive this evening (Thursday 29 May) when the Royal Marines carry out a capability demonstration as part of their 350th anniversary celebrations. All focused around HMS Bulwark, moored off Greenwich, spectators will be able to see Royal Marines carrying out a boarding operation on a suspect vessel trying to gain access to a secure area. Taking part in the demonstration will be a boarding team from 43 Commando Royal Marines assisted by personnel from the Metropolitan Police. Spectators will see four troop carrying Offshore Raiding Craft (ORC), a further two ORCs in a fire support role, a police launch, a Sea King Helicopter, a police team and up to 20 armed Royal Marines.

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