Tri-Service

RFA Argus: Inside the UK Armed Forces' 'hospital ship' with 100 medical beds on board

RFA Argus is the 'hospital ship' of the UK Armed Forces – with around 100 hospital beds on board, she acts as a floating medical facility during times of crisis or war.

Other than the United States there is no other country that can bring the same level of medical capability out to sea like RFA Argus can, according to Commanding Officer, Captain Richard Davies.

The medical ship and its 50-strong medical team took part in Exercise Austere Wolf, a simulation of the journey a British soldier takes from the moment they're injured in battle abroad, back to the UK for life-saving treatment.

Forces News brings you an exclusive look at what the exercise involved.