In 2020 we wrote a piece asking if the UK was getting a “a pale imitation of Carrier Strike?” Three years on, we look again at whether the carriers are truly ready to be deployed on meaningful operations.More
On the 9th of January 2024, HMS Diamond was involved in a significant action with US forces defending merchant vessels in the Red Sea from a mass air attack launched from Yemen. Here we analyse the information available about this event.
In this piece, we consider the arguments for sending the UK Carrier Strike Group to join in action to protect merchant shipping from the threat of Houthi attacks in the Red Sea.More
HMS Diamond has now been formally allocated to US-led operation Prosperity Guardian which will protect merchant ships transiting the Red Sea and Gulf of Aden. Here we look at the recent naval operations and consider the current situation in the region.
HMS Diamond has shot down a suspected drone targeting merchant shipping in the Red Sea using a Sea Viper missile.