The Royal Navy is providing the following assets in the Indian ocean off the coast of Somalia.
An enduring commitment of a frigate to the Combined Maritime Forces: currently HMS Portland operating in the Gulf of Aden;
An enduring commitment of an Arabian Gulf Ready Tanker, supporting coalition operations in the Middle East region, including the Indian ocean: currently RFA Wave Knight;
HMS Northumberland for the first period of the EU counter-piracy mission, Operation Atalanta.
In the Mediterranean sea, we have an enduring commitment of a frigate to Standing NATO Maritime Group 2 (SNMG2): currently HMS St. Albans.
We are also considering the provision of naval resources to counter the smuggling of weapons into Gaza in co-operation with international efforts.