Standing Royal Navy deployments
List of operations and commitments undertaken by the United Kingdom's Royal Navy on a worldwide basis.- Standing Royal Navy deployments
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United Kingdom's naval warfare force.
Following the collapse of the Soviet Union, its focus has returned to expeditionary operations around the world and it remains one of the world's foremost blue-water navies.
The Falkland Islands are a British overseas territory and, as such, rely on the United Kingdom for the guarantee of their security.
When deployed, the major warship and RFA vessel carry out the Atlantic Patrol Task (South) mission, which "provides a maritime presence to protect the UK's interests in the region".
Of the Royal Navy.
In October 2014, it was announced that Severn would be the first River-class vessel to deploy overseas to take up the Atlantic Patrol Tasking North, a task traditionally assigned to a frigate or destroyer.
Type 23 frigate of the Royal Navy, and the second ship to bear the name.
On 3 February 1999, Westminster joined the Atlantic Patrol Ship South, relieving HMS Norfolk which was taking part in Operation Basilica in Sierra Leone.
Type 42 destroyer in the 5th Destroyer Squadron of the United Kingdom's Royal Navy.
In 2004, Manchester acted in the role of Fleet Ready Escort (FRE).
Type 23 frigate of the Royal Navy.
In July 2004 Richmond deployed on Atlantic Patrol Task (North), which encompasses the Atlantic and Caribbean regions.
Type 42 destroyer laid down by Cammell Laird and Company, Limited, at Birkenhead on 28 March 1972, launched on 30 July 1973 by Lady Empson, wife of Sir Derek Empson and commissioned on 3 December 1976.
In July 1990, whilst on deployment as part of the West Indies Guard Ship, Birmingham, supported by RFA Oakleaf was ordered to sail from Florida to Trinidad in response to the Jamaat al Muslimeen coup attempt, in which Islamist fundamentalists had taken hostages.
The sixth "Duke"-class Type 23 frigate of the Royal Navy.
In early 2004 the ship was assigned to the Atlantic Patrol Task North.
Type 42 destroyer of the Royal Navy.
Glasgow then returned to the South Atlantic after the end of the war (August 1982) on routine Atlantic Patrol South.
Type 23 frigate of the Royal Navy, and the third ship to bear the name.
In 2000, under the command of Commander Ben Key for Atlantic Patrol Tasking (South), Iron Duke was part of the Royal Navy task force—comprising, , , , and four RFA ships—that deployed to Sierra Leone during the civil war there.