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Dr Sidharth Kaushal on the Royal Navy's presence in the Gulf

In The News, 22 July 2019
Iran, Military Sciences, UK, Maritime Forces
“It’s difficult to offer protection and would have been even two or three decades ago during the Armilla patrols of the 1980s, when the Royal Navy could keep two or three frigates on station in the Gulf but still couldn’t have necessarily covered every particular contingency in the region. But it’s true that it could have offered perhaps a more robust protection to British tankers in the region.”

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Dr Sidharth Kaushal
Research Fellow, Sea Power

Sidharth Kaushal's research at RUSI covers the impact of technology on maritime doctrine in the 21st century and the role of sea... read more