Honour - AL FAW 2003

Date - 19-Mar / 30-April
Type - Combined Operations
Conflict - Second Gulf War; 2003


The actions took place on the Al Faw peninsula and the waters surrounding it.

They comprised an airborne amphibious assault by 3 Cdo brigade, entry to the port of Basra, maintenance of sea lines of communication and ongoing support to follow on operations. The two NAS squadrons also supported 40 Cdo's later assault on Abu Al Khasib.


HM Ships
Ark Royal  Bangor  Blyth  Brocklesby  Ledbury 
Ocean  Roebuck  Sandown     
NAS Squadrons
845 847      
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