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Ebola: Royal Navy prepare RFA Argus to sail to W Africa

RFA Argus is being loaded with hospital beds, medical equipment and protective clothing to help the British military in the fight against the Ebola virus.

The 28,000 tonne supply ship will act as an offshore base as the troops set up Ebola treatment centres in Sierra Leone.

She will carry three Royal Navy Merlin helicopters to fly people and equipment around.

The BBC's Defence Correspondent Jonathan Beale reports from on board Argus.

  • 14 Oct 2014
  • From the section UK
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