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Britain ‘to halve’ its minehunter presence in the Gulf

In The News, 12 November 2017
United States, Military Sciences, Defence Policy, UK, Maritime Forces, UK Defence, Middle East and North Africa
“Minehunting by the Royal Navy has been long known as one of the niche capabilities Britain fields that is most valued by the American military,” Justin Bronk of the Royal United Services Institute think tank told the newspaper. “A 50% cut in that capability in the Gulf as President Trump is ratcheting up tensions with Iran will certainly not be appreciated by the US military.”

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Justin Bronk
Research Fellow, Airpower and Technology

Justin Bronk is a Research Fellow specialising in combat airpower and technology in the Military Sciences team at RUSI. He is also... read more