Britain’s Royal Marines were ‘victorious’ in a mock desert battle with US Marines. Here’s how the 2 forces stack up – Business Insider December 6, 2021

I saw this today on Business Insider – Britain’s Royal Marines were ‘victorious’ in a mock desert battle with US Marines. Here’s how the 2 forces stack up: https://www.businessinsider.com/how-us-marines-and-the-british-royal-marines-compare-2021-12. Longer article.

Stavros Atlamazoglou December 6, 2021

In October, an exercise in the California desert involving marine forces from across NATO spurred some unintended drama when reports surfaced about the swift defeat of US Marines at the hands of their British counterparts.

Exercise Green Dagger is an annual large-scale force-on-force training event that seeks to prepare US Marine Corps units for upcoming deployments to combat zones or volatile regions.

Marines from the US, UK, Canada, the Netherlands, and the United Arab Emirates “fought” against one another in mock combat drills. During one five-day event, the Royal Marines Commandos defeated their American counterparts despite having smaller numbers.

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1 Response to Britain’s Royal Marines were ‘victorious’ in a mock desert battle with US Marines. Here’s how the 2 forces stack up – Business Insider December 6, 2021

  1. SLIMJIM says:

    I’ve trained with the Royal Marines before; those guys are no joke!

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