09 Oct '12, 3pm

News: HMS Northumberland sails for Middle East deployment

The Type 23 frigate will relieve sister ship HMS Sutherland following a short period training with the Response Force Task Group (RFTG) on Cougar 12. Under Cougar, which is led by fleet flagship HMS Bulwark, Royal Navy warships, Royal Marines commandos and naval airpower will be training with French and Albanian maritime forces. Midway through this exercise, Northumberland will depart the RFTG and proceed to the Middle East and Indian Ocean. HMS Northumberland's Commanding Officer, Commander Paddy Dowsett, said: "My ship's company is keen to get going on this demanding mission. "It takes a tremendous amount of personal and professional commitment to regenerate a warship ready for operations and I am extremely proud of my ship's company for the work they have done in getting us to this point.

Full article: http://www.mod.uk/DefenceInternet/DefenceNews/TrainingAnd...

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