Forces News has been given exclusive access to the UK’s biggest Naval Base outside the UK. 
 
The Royal Navy Maritime Component in Bahrain is home to hundreds of personnel and a base to a number of ships on rotation.
 
Bahraini, British, US and other allies work together in Bahrain under the established Combined Maritime Force or CMF.
 
The latest to join is Iraq, making a further contribution the security of the Gulf region.
 
Bahrain has the biggest concentration of Royal Navy outside the UK, working around the clock 365 days a year.
 
 

 

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