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HMS Brilliant (F90)

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HMS Brilliant was a Type 22 frigate of the Royal Navy. [1]

38 relations: Aliağa, ARA Santa Fe (S-21), Argentina, Argentine Air Force, Argentine air forces in the Falklands War, Battle of Seal Cove, BBC, Bofors 40 mm gun, Brazilian Navy, Chris Terrill, Combined gas and gas, Exocet, Falklands War, Gulf War, HMS Arrow (F173), HMS Yarmouth (F101), IAI Nesher, James Burnell-Nugent, John Coward (Royal Navy officer), Lawrence Freedman, Michael Boyce, Baron Boyce, Operation Granby, Pennant number, Persian Gulf, RFA Fort Austin (A386), Rolls-Royce Olympus, Rolls-Royce Tyne, Royal Navy, Sandy Woodward, Sea Wolf (missile), SS Atlantic Conveyor, Treaty of Tlatelolco, Type 22 frigate, United Nations, Westland Lynx, Women's Royal Naval Service, Yarrow Shipbuilders, 2nd Frigate Squadron (United Kingdom).


Aliağa, is a town and a district of Izmir Province in the Aegean Region of Turkey.

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ARA Santa Fe (S-21)

ARA Santa Fe was an Argentine which was lost during the Falklands War.

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Argentina, officially the Argentine Republic (República Argentina), is a federal republic located mostly in the southern half of South America.

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Argentine Air Force

The Argentine Air Force (Fuerza Aérea Argentina, or simply FAA) is the national aviation branch of the Armed Forces of the Argentine Republic.

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Argentine air forces in the Falklands War

This article describes the composition and actions of the Argentine air forces in the Falklands War (Guerra de las Malvinas), which comprised units of the Air Force, Army, Navy and other services.

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Battle of Seal Cove

The Battle of Seal Cove was a minor naval action west of Lively Island, during the 1982 Falklands War.

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The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.

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Bofors 40 mm gun

--> The Bofors 40 mm gun, often referred to simply as the Bofors gun, is an anti-aircraft/multi-purpose autocannon designed in the 1930s by the Swedish arms manufacturer AB Bofors.

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Brazilian Navy

The Brazilian Navy (Marinha do Brasil) is the naval service branch of the Brazilian Armed Forces, responsible for conducting naval operations.

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Chris Terrill

Chris Terrill is a British anthropologist, adventurer, broadcaster, author and filmmaker.

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Combined gas and gas

Combined gas turbine and gas turbine (COGAG) is a type of propulsion system for ships using two gas turbines connected to a single propeller shaft.

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The Exocet (French for "flying fish" The missile's name was given by M. Guillot, then technical director at Nord Aviation, after the French name for flying fish.) is a French-built anti-ship missile whose various versions can be launched from surface vessels, submarines, helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft.

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Falklands War

The Falklands War (Guerra de las Malvinas), also known as the Falklands Conflict, Falklands Crisis, Malvinas War, South Atlantic Conflict, and the Guerra del Atlántico Sur (Spanish for "South Atlantic War"), was a ten-week war between Argentina and the United Kingdom over two British dependent territories in the South Atlantic: the Falkland Islands, and its territorial dependency, the South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.

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Gulf War

The Gulf War (2 August 199028 February 1991), codenamed Operation Desert Shield (2 August 199017 January 1991) for operations leading to the buildup of troops and defense of Saudi Arabia and Operation Desert Storm (17 January 199128 February 1991) in its combat phase, was a war waged by coalition forces from 35 nations led by the United States against Iraq in response to Iraq's invasion and annexation of Kuwait.

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HMS Arrow (F173)

HMS Arrow was a Type 21 frigate of the Royal Navy.

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HMS Yarmouth (F101)

HMS Yarmouth was the first modified Type 12 frigate of the ''Rothesay'' class to enter service with the Royal Navy.

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IAI Nesher

The Israel Aircraft Industries Nesher (Hebrew: נשר, "Vulture" – often mistranslated as "Eagle") was the Israeli version of the French Dassault Mirage 5 multirole fighter.

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James Burnell-Nugent

Admiral Sir James Michael Burnell-Nugent (born 20 November 1949) was the Commander-in-Chief Fleet of the Royal Navy.

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John Coward (Royal Navy officer)

Vice Admiral Sir John Francis Coward (born 11 October 1937) is a former Royal Navy officer who became Commandant of the Royal College of Defence Studies from 1992 to 1994.

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Lawrence Freedman

Sir Lawrence David Freedman, (born 7 December 1948) is Emeritus Professor of War Studies at King's College London.

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Michael Boyce, Baron Boyce

Admiral of the Fleet Michael Cecil Boyce, Baron Boyce, (born 2 April 1943) is a former Royal Navy officer who now sits as a crossbench member of the House of Lords.

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Operation Granby

Operation GRANBY, commonly abbreviated Op GRANBY, was the code name given to the British military operations during the 1991 Gulf War.

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Pennant number

In the Royal Navy and other navies of Europe and the Commonwealth of Nations, ships are identified by pennant number (an internationalisation of pendant number, which it was called before 1948).

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Persian Gulf

The Persian Gulf (lit), (الخليج الفارسي) is a mediterranean sea in Western Asia.

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RFA Fort Austin (A386)

RFA Fort Austin is a British ''Fort Rosalie''-class dry stores ship of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary.

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Rolls-Royce Olympus

The Rolls-Royce Olympus (originally the Bristol B.E.10 Olympus) was the world's first two-spool axial-flow turbojet aircraft engine design, dating from November 1946, although not the first to run or enter service.

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Rolls-Royce Tyne

The Rolls-Royce RB.109 Tyne is a twin-shaft turboprop engine developed in the mid to late 1950s by Rolls-Royce Limited.

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Royal Navy

The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's naval warfare force.

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Sandy Woodward

Admiral Sir John Forster "Sandy" Woodward (1 May 1932 – 4 August 2013) was a British admiral who commanded the British Naval Task Force in the South Atlantic during the Falklands War.

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Sea Wolf (missile)

Sea Wolf is a naval guided missile system designed and built by BAC, later to become British Aerospace (BAe) Dynamics (now MBDA).

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SS Atlantic Conveyor

Atlantic Conveyor was a British merchant navy ship, registered in Liverpool, that was requisitioned during the Falklands War.

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Treaty of Tlatelolco

The Treaty of Tlatelolco is the conventional name given to the Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America and the Caribbean.

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Type 22 frigate

The Type 22 Broadsword class was a class of frigate built for the British Royal Navy.

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United Nations

The United Nations (UN) is an intergovernmental organization tasked to promote international cooperation and to create and maintain international order.

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Westland Lynx

The Westland Lynx is a British multi-purpose military helicopter designed and built by Westland Helicopters at its factory in Yeovil.

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Women's Royal Naval Service

The Women's Royal Naval Service (WRNS; popularly and officially known as the Wrens) was the women's branch of the United Kingdom's Royal Navy.

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Yarrow Shipbuilders

Yarrow Shipbuilders Limited (YSL), often styled as simply Yarrows, was a major shipbuilding firm based in the Scotstoun district of Glasgow on the River Clyde.

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2nd Frigate Squadron (United Kingdom)

The 2nd Frigate Squadron was an administrative unit of the Royal Navy from 1947 to 2002.

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Brazilian frigate Dodsworth (F47).


[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/HMS_Brilliant_(F90)

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