RFA Argus has been retasked to support the US military with relief efforts in Honduras.
We're on our way! #TeamArgus have been retasked, off to support US military with relief efforts in Honduras ?? @Southcom @jtfbravo ?? ??@RFAHeadquarters @RoyalNavy @ComdJHC @RoyalMarines https://t.co/j3RL8dvWcM
— RFA Argus (@RFAArgus) November 12, 2020
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.