What is the Ministry of Defence Police (MDP)?

The Ministry of Defence Police (MDP), approximately 2600 strong, supplies armed protective policing across the Defence Estate, in particular at the: Nuclear weapons establishments at Aldermaston in Berkshire; and Nuclear submarine base at Faslane on the west coast of Scotland. The Ministry of Defence Police (MDP) Headquarters and training centre is based at Wethersfield, an 800 acre site near… Read More


What is the Fishery Protection Squadron?

Introduction The Fishery Protection Squadron is part of the Surface Fleet of the Royal Navy, the maritime component of the British Armed Forces. What is the Role of the Fishery Protection Squadron? The role of the Fishery Protection Squadron is to patrol the fishery limits of England, Wales and Northern Ireland – an area that… Read More