UK Armed Forces Overseas Units/Commands

Introduction The UK Armed Forces maintains a number of units/commands around the globe, including: British Forces Gibraltar The four (4) principle Units and Commands operating out of British Forces Gibraltar are: RAF Gibraltar: HM Naval Base (including the Royal Navy Gibraltar Squadron): and Gibraltar Defence Police (akin to the Ministry of Defence… Read More


What is F.I.R.I.C?

F.I.R.I.C. stands for Falkland Islands Roulement Infantry Company. Infantry battalions take turns providing a company for an approximately four month tour of the Falkland Islands. The military defence of the Falkland Islands is provided by the United Kingdom. A British military garrison is stationed on the islands, and the Falkland Islands government funds an additional… Read More