Category Archives: Amphibious Operations

US Marines new Amphibious Combat Vehicle

From Breaking Defense, April 2, 2014 – written by Sydney J. Freedberg Jr. – additional imagery inserted by Strike-Hold!   The Marines are about to move out sharply with their once-stalled Amphibious Combat Vehicle, the smallest service’s biggest program. After … Continue reading

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Royal Marines conduct amphibious raid on abandoned Cold War submarine base

The personnel of 42 Commando, based in Plymouth, and part of the Lead Commando Group (LCG), are honing their skills for contingent operations – where they must be ready to react at a moment’s notice – as part of the … Continue reading

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Royal Marines begin Exercise ALBANIAN LION

A large-scale exercise which will see more than 600 Royal Marines hone their skills alongside their Albanian counterparts is now underway. Exercise Albanian Lion is the first major outing for the Response Force Task Group (RFTG) – a Royal Naval … Continue reading

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Royal Marines and French counterparts strengthen ties during Exercise Corsican Lion

The Royal Marines are further strengthening ties between the militaries of the UK and France as they take part in Exercise Corsican Lion in the Mediterranean. Royal Marines from 3 Commando Brigade are working alongside their French counterparts to develop … Continue reading

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MiliPol Qatar – NAUTIRAID SB Commando MK VI folding kayak

When we think of the middle east we tend to think about the land-locked seas of sand, and maybe overlook the military significance of the seas around the region.  Fortunately, there are plenty of things on display at MiliPol Qatar … Continue reading

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