|It's approaching one of those twice a year times that the NATO armies, navies and air forces invade NW Sutherland - yes, Joint Warrior 131.|
The MoD haven't yet issued their usual Notice to Fishermen and Ferries but an Aeronautical Information Service notice can be found in the Documents section of the website. Joint Warrior 13-1 will take place from 15 April 2013 to 1 May 2013.
From information received this Spring's exercise is going to be bigger than most of its predecessors, with as many as 80 vessels involved, both surface and submarine, as well as fast jets and helicopters, and land-based forces.
Some of the ships involved are as follows:
More information, as and when we receive it.
(Details supplied by www.shipais.com