A total of 32 countries began conducting military exercises in the Black Sea Monday, despite sharp criticism from Russia. The US and Ukraine are leading the “Sea Breeze” drills. They are scheduled to last for two weeks, according to the US military.
Two former British military leaders have challenged ministers over the current state of the Royal Navy, highlighting potentially fatal flaws in the Type 45 destroyers, reports the UK Forces Network.
Britain's navy will accompany UK-flagged ships through the Strait of Hormuz to provide protection after the killing of Iranian military commander Qasem Soleimani by US forces.