UK Minister for Armed Forces visits EU NAVFORMay 12, 2011 - 11:26
On 4 May, the United Kingdom Minister of Armed Forces (Min AF), Nick Harvey MP visited the Operational Headquarters in Northwood, London.
Accompanying Minister Harvey were Henry Bellingham MP, Minister of Africa in the Foreign Office and Mike Penning MP, Minister of Shipping in the Department of Transport. The party received an Intelligence update, covering Piracy Threat and Evolution before going onto a round table discussion on Counter Piracy Missions, Military/Industri Activity and Co-operation.
On completion of the discussions, the party received a tour of the Joint Operations Centre (JOC) and the Maritime Security Centre, Horn of Africa (MSCHOA).
Throughout the visit the ministers were hosted by the Operation Commander, Major General Buster Howes, his Chief of Staff Colonel Richard Spencer and Policy Adviser Mrs Joanne Hamer.
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