HMS Sutherland

is seen here firing her main 4.5-inch (114mm) gun as part of the ongoing operations in the Mediterranean against Gaddafi's regime in Libya. The Type 23 frigate has been retasked to support NATO's Operation UNIFIED PROTECTOR, the mission to protect the people of Libya and enforce the embargo. [Picture: LA(Phot) Keith Morgan, Crown Copyright/MOD 2011]

via Defence News