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Spanish incursion as Royal Navy conducts exercise

HMS Sabre is pictured above in the foreground shadowing a Spanish Navy warship as two Royal Navy minehunters conduct a force protection exercise in the background inside British Gibraltar territorial waters on Thursday. Photo by Peter Ferrary

A Spanish Navy warship entered British Gibraltar territorial waters on Thursday as the Royal Navy conducted an exercise off the east side of the Rock, risking disruption to important training for two British vessels bound for long-term deployments in the Gulf. Spain’s offshore patrol vessel Rayo entered British waters at around 9am just before the...

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