HMS Scimitar (P284)

HMS Scimitar and her sister Ship HMS Sabre form the core of the Royal Navy Gibraltar Squadron. 

Operating from HM Naval Base Gibraltar the two Scimitar-class patrol boats, 21 personnel, and three Pacific rigid-hulled inflatable boats are an efficient and effective unit. 
The role of RNGS is to provide Force Protection to visiting coalition warships, conduct maritime security patrols within British Gibraltar Territorial Waters and support a variety of operations within the Joint Operating Area. 
A small unit at high readiness Royal Navy Gibraltar Squadron performs a broad array of tasks in a dense shipping environment.

Our operations

Current operation

Gibraltar Squadron


Conducting security patrols within British Gibraltar territorial waters, and providing protection to warships.

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