RN Caribbean task group meets for hurricane season

April 23, 2020 – The Royal Navy’s Caribbean task group has joined forces in Montserrat for the first time as it prepares for the impending hurricane season. Helicopter carrier/support ship RFA Argus linked up with the Royal Navy’s permanent presence in the region, HMS Medway, to begin their combined disaster relief planning and preparations. It’s just six weeks till the…

Read More

JSS Karel Doorman Deploying to Caribbean April 13

April 9, 2020 (Google Translation) – HNLMS Karel Doorman, the world’s only Joint Support Ship (JSS), leaves for the Caribbean on Monday. Defense will send the naval vessel to support civilian authorities in fighting the corona crisis if the situation calls for it. The support and supply vessel is initially deployed for 3 months. As soon as the Karel Doorman…

Read More