Wave Knight Delivers £17m Blow to Caribbean Drug Runners

COCAINE worth more than £17 million has been seized by the Royal Navy’s Caribbean Task Group – less than 24 hours into the first drugs patrol of their deployment. Support ship RFA Wave Knight intercepted the suspect craft as it headed across the Caribbean Sea at speed. Despite efforts by the suspected traffickers to dump their cargo overboard, eight bales…

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Seizing £17 Million Worth of Cocaine in the Caribbean

September 24, 2021 – The bust began when the Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship, Wave Knight, launched her Wildcat helicopter — callsign Knightrider — on a routine patrol. Just minutes later Knightrider’s crew reported back a suspicious small craft with three people on board and large objects on deck, as it was transiting through international waters near South America. Having been…

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