Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Here Comes The British Navy

Photo: The £1bn ship is among the largest and most powerful air defence destroyers built for the navy. BBC

Back Off! British Show Of Strength As Navy Sends £1Billion Warship HMS Dauntless To The Falklands -- Daily Mail

* Deployment comes after rows between British and Argentine governments
* Countries arguing over sovereignty of islands
* MoD deny sending out Type 45 destroyer in response to increased tensions
* Say move was 'long planned'
* British minister will travel to the islands to commemorate 30th anniversary of Falklands war

Warship HMS Dauntless, one of the Royal Navy’s most advanced and powerful vessels, is being sent to the Falklands, the Ministry of Defence announced today.

The deployment comes after rows between the British and Argentine government over who has the right to own the islands.

A Royal Navy spokesman rejected suggestions the decision to send the ultra-modern destroyer to the region in March represented an escalation of the UK’s position.

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More News On The British Navy Deployment To The Falklands

Royal Navy to send HMS Dauntless to Falkland Islands -- The Telegraph
Britain sends new warship to Falklands -- AFP
HMS Dauntless destroyer deployed to Falklands by navy -- BBC
Britain sends warship to Falklands in planned operation -- Toronto Star/AP
Falklands Tensions Rise as Royal Navy Sends Destroyer to Islands -- IBTimes
Falkland Islands: Royal Navy packs considerable punch, warns William Hague -- The Telegraph
HMS Dauntless: Falkland Islands must be defended or 'it's game over' says Admiral Lord West -- The Telegraph
Lord West: UK could not recapture Falklands from Argentina -- BBC
Another war in the Falklands is ‘unwinnable’ because of defence cuts, says former head of Army -- Daily Mail
Falkland Islands: Government rules out protection law -- BBC
Minister to visit Falklands to mark war anniversary -- Reuters
The New Falklands War – OpEd -- Eurasia Review
Britain’s Falklands message to Argentina: don’t even think about it -- Niles Gardiner, The Telegraph

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