19 relations: Aircraft carrier, Commandant Royal College of Defence Studies, Commander United Kingdom Maritime Forces, David Bill, David Snelson, Deputy Chief of the Defence Staff, Frigate, HMS Andromeda (F57), HMS Campbeltown (F86), HMS Illustrious (R06), Ian Garnett, Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, Neil Morisetti, Order of the British Empire, Peter Wall (British Army officer), Robert Fry, Royal Navy, University of Cambridge, Vice admiral (Royal Navy).
An aircraft carrier is a warship that serves as a seagoing airbase, equipped with a full-length flight deck and facilities for carrying, arming, deploying, and recovering aircraft.
The Commandant of the Royal College of Defence Studies was a UK senior serving military officer between 1972 and 2001.
Commander United Kingdom Maritime Forces or COMUKMARFOR is a senior post in the Royal Navy.
Lieutenant General Sir David Robert Bill, (born 17 November 1954) is a senior British Army officer who served as Commandant of the Royal College of Defence Studies.
Rear Admiral David George Snelson CB (born 27 May 1951) is a former Royal Navy officer who became Commander United Kingdom Maritime Forces.
The Deputy Chief of the Defence Staff is a senior British military officer who reports to the Vice-Chief of the Defence Staff.
A frigate is any of several types of warship, the term having been used for ships of various sizes and roles over the last few centuries.
HMS Andromeda was a of the Royal Navy.
HMS Campbeltown was a Batch 3 Type 22 frigate of the British Royal Navy.
HMS Illustrious was a light aircraft carrier of the Royal Navy and the second of three ships constructed in the late 1970s and early 1980s.
Admiral Sir Ian David Graham Garnett (born 27 September 1944) is a retired Royal Navy officer.
The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) (lit or Sepâh for short) is a branch of Iran's Armed Forces founded after 1979 Revolution on 22 April 1979 by order of Ayatollah Khomeini.IISS Military Balance 2006, Routledge for the IISS, London, 2006, p. 187 Whereas the regular military (or Artesh) defends Iran's borders and maintains internal order, according to the Iranian constitution, the Revolutionary Guard (pasdaran) is intended to protect the country's Islamic Republic system. The Revolutionary Guards state that their role in protecting the Islamic system is preventing foreign interference as well as coups by the military or "deviant movements". The Revolutionary Guards have roughly 125,000 military personnel including ground, aerospace and naval forces. Its naval forces are now the primary forces tasked with operational control of the Persian Gulf. GlobalBearings.net, 15 December 2011. It also controls the paramilitary Basij militia which has about 90,000 active personnel.Abrahamian, Ervand, History of Modern Iran, Columbia University Press, 2008 pp. 175–76 Its media arm is Sepah News. Since its origin as an ideologically driven militia, the Army of the Guardians of the Islamic Revolution has taken a greater role in nearly every aspect of Iranian society. Its expanded social, political, military and economic role under President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's administration—especially during the 2009 presidential election and post-election suppression of protest—has led many Western analysts to argue that its political power has surpassed even that of the Shia clerical system. The Chief Commander of the Guardians since 2007 is Mohammad Ali Jafari, who was preceded by Yahya Rahim Safavi from 1997.
Rear Admiral Neil Morisetti is a retired senior British Royal Navy officer who is an Honorary Professor and Director of Strategy at University College London's Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy Department.
The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is a British order of chivalry, rewarding contributions to the arts and sciences, work with charitable and welfare organisations, and public service outside the Civil service.
General Sir Peter Anthony Wall, (born 10 July 1955) is a retired British Army officer who served as the Chief of the General Staff, the professional head of the British Army, until September 2014.
Lieutenant General Sir Robert Alan Fry, (born 6 April 1951)Debrett's: Linked 2013-08-15 served as a Royal Marine for over 30 years and was involved in military operations in Northern Ireland, the Gulf, Kosovo, Iraq and Afghanistan.
The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's naval warfare force.
The University of Cambridge (informally Cambridge University)The corporate title of the university is The Chancellor, Masters, and Scholars of the University of Cambridge.
Vice admiral is a flag officer rank of the British Royal Navy and equates to the NATO rank code OF-8.