You've probably guessed it....I'm British, English infact.
A major defence spending programme that will secure the Royal Navy's future
The Royal Navy has always been the greatest navy on Earth. (America has the largest, not the best)
I just wanted to lay down the facts of the new 'super fleet' for her Majesty the queen.
The D-Class systems fleet & the HMS Queen Elizabeth fleet.
The first ship I'm gonna talk about is the HMS Daring, which has been in service for over 80 Years!
Much of a difference?
Wondering why there is such a little gun at the front? Because the TYPE 45 destroyer is Anti-Air, and has a missile launch pad behind the gun emplacement. (The raised block just behind it)
The HMS Daring, called that for obvious reasons(It can take on any other ship on Earth)Is the first of 8 new Type 45 AA Destroyers.
Each costing almost $11 BILLION, the project has spanned over 5 years building the most sophisticated ship on water. These ships are built to specifically protect the HMS Queen Elizabeth & HMS Prince of Wales Aircraft Carriers.
The most distinctive design point of Daring is her sleekly designed straight edges and superstructure free from clutter. This is des
Bryan James BuddVC, (16 July1977 - 20 August2006) was a Corporal in the 3rd Battalion, the Parachute Regiment (3 PARA) of the British Army. He was killed while on active service during Operation Herrick in Afghanistan.
Budd died of injuries sustained during a fire fight with Taliban forces in Sangin, Helmand Province, from a bullet probably fired from a NATO weapon (Friendly Fire). The incident occurred whilst he was on a routine patrol close to the District Centre. He was the 20th UK serviceman to die in Afghanistan since the start of operations in November 2001.
Although this was quite a while back, I never knew about it, or knew that he was a BUDD!
On 20 August2006, A Company, 3 PARA was located in the southern Afghanistan town of Sangin. Cpl Budd and his platoon were ordered to hold a small, isolated coalition outpost - dubbed a platoon house - to protect engineers blowing holes in a compound 500 metres away. The site was subject to almost daily Taliban onslaught for months.
I recieved my anual GB Army Evaluation the other day, and I A British Army Exam to see where I would fit best in the Army, decided by skill, dedication, and overall ability.
My results were the Highest you cou