Irish entering the affray in Libya

The Irish are due to start military operations in Libya. They are sending 3 warships, two with sand and one with cement. It is expected that they will be launching a mortar attack...
It wont be long now before the Irish Navy will be larger than the RN.
These vessels were sold after our pull-out from Hong Kong. I always thought they should have been retained but this was the start of the great 'sell-off':
Wikipedia said:
The Peacock Class is a class of patrol corvette built for the Royal Navy. Only five were ever constructed, and by 1997 all had been sold to the Irish Naval Service or the Philippine Navy...
Thread starter Similar threads Forum Replies Date
ex_wasp_L2 Miscellaneous 0
The_Caretaker Miscellaneous 0
The_Caretaker Diamond Lil's 0

Similar threads

Latest Threads