I don't think so.Police out trade routes? You are having a laugh aren't you? When on earth did we last do that?
Southern Mediterranean coast of Europe is just that Europe, an EU issue not UKs, we will be too busy impounding EU Trawlers to get involved.
Far flung future tribal possible conflicts? RNs current little ships already deal with that if and when required, which to be frank isn't very often. Still can't see a need to retain any of the big surface fleet.
UK firm cries foul as DEFRA awards UK Fisheries Vessel Monitoring contract to overseas company in opaque tender. French company will monitor French fishing vessels operating in UK waters. UK company Globavista Ltd has raised strong objections to the way that DEFRA has stripped it of its...
The provisional award of the contract (Fisheries Vessel Monitoring System) to a French part government-owned contractor, Collecte Localisation Satellites (CLS), also raises questions given the often fractious nature of the relationship between the UK and French fishing fleets, which is not likely to improve post-Brexit, and the political power of the French fishing lobby.”
That job has been subcontracted out to the French....