British ship RFA Argus tasked to support US relief operations


RFA Argus has been retasked to support the US military with relief efforts in Honduras.

RFA Argus is in the Caribbean as part of the UK’s preparation for disaster relief planning.

The principal role of RFA Argus is to serve as a Primary Casualty Receiving Ship. She has a fully equipped 100-bed medical complex on board, which includes an emergency department, resuscitation and surgical facilities, and a radiology suite complete with a CT scanner.

The personnel of RFA Argus boast more than 40 different medical and surgical specialities and are drawn from the MOD Hospital Units and Royal Marines Band Service.

You can read more about the vessel here.


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