President Donald Trump is greeted by two salute shots of 41 soldiers when he meets the Queen on Monday for the first day of his state visit to Britain.
In an extravagant display of splendor, the military honor in Green Park and the Tower of London will be timed for the exact moment that Mr. Trump arrives at Buckingham Palace.
In the palace he and his wife Melania will receive a formal ceremonial reception, including a guard of honor by the Nijmegen company the grenadier guards.
After inspecting the guard with Prince Charles, Mr. Trump will hold a private lunch with the Queen for a state banquet on Monday evening – in which some Trump opponents, including Jeremy Corbyn, will not participate.
President Donald Trump will be welcomed by two salute shots with 41 firearms when he meets the Queen on Monday for the first day of his state visit to Britain (photo, the two heads of state at Windsor Castle last year)
A total of 185 cannons will be fired on the day the president arrives, with a second round fired at both Green Park and the Tower of London.
However, these are on the occasion of the anniversary of the Queen's coronation.
The 66th anniversary is a day earlier, but flares are never held on Sunday, so the extra honor will take place on Monday.
A basic royal firearm salute has 21 rounds. But a Royal Park, such as Green Park, adds another 20. There the King & # 39; s Troop Royal Horse Artillery will operate 13-pounder field people from the World War I era, drawn by 71 horses.
In the Tower of London, which receives 62 cannons during a royal anniversary greeting, the Honorable Artillery Company will perform the ceremony with L118 Ceremonial Light Guns similar to those used in Afghanistan.
In the Tower of London, which receives 62 cannons during a royal jubilee, the Honorable Artillery Company (file photo, which will hit the tower in 2018) will perform the ceremony with L118 Ceremonial Light Guns similar to those used in Afghanistan
The King & # 39; s Troop Royal Horse Artillery fire a 41 Gun Royal Salute in Green Park – as they will do on Monday when Trump arrives
A spokesman for the Ministry of Defense said: & # 39; The UK and the US have a special relationship that benefits both of us.
# We do more together than any of the two nations in the world and we work together across a wide range of hugely important issues.
& # 39; As close allies in NATO, permanent members of the UN Security Council and leading nuclear powers, such cooperation is vital for international peace and security. & # 39;
Following Monday's formalities, Mr. Trump will meet Theresa May at St James & Palace in one of the prime minister's last major assignments before she leaves.
However, he indicated today that he also his & # 39; friends & # 39; Boris Johnson and Nigel Farage could meet during the three-day trip to Britain.
The American president praised the two politicians as & # 39; major powers & # 39; and said that Mr Farage's Brexit party last week was a & # 39; big win & # 39; had achieved in the EU elections.
Farage told MailOnline that he & # 39; perfectly happy & # 39; would be to meet Mr. Trump, but there were no plans yet.
& # 39; We'll have to see it, & # 39; he said. & # 39; I would be very happy, of course I would. I recently saw him on the other side (from the Atlantic Ocean) a few months ago. & # 39;
It is clear that Mr Johnson – the leader in the race to take over Mrs. May as Prime Minister – has not yet been invited to a meeting.
Soldiers from the Grenadier guards guarding the entrance to Buckingham Palace. They greet Donald and Melania Trump when they arrive for the state visit on Monday
During Mr. Trump's visit, he will be accompanied by a car column and the official helicopter, Marine One, said the US embassy (pictured, the president controls the helicopter in Washington last year)
During his previous visit to the United Kingdom last July, Mr. Trump embarrassed Mrs. May with the qualities of Mr. Johnson, who had just resigned as Foreign Minister.
The president said that Mr. Johnson & # 39; a very talented guy & # 39; was that a & # 39; great premier & # 39; would be.
He said at the time: & # 39; I was very sad to see that he left the government and I hope he will come back at some point. I think he is a good representative for your country. & # 39;
Farage was famously the first British former politician to meet Mr. Trump after being elected president – posing together by the golden elevator in his penthouse in New York.
There were claims that Mr. Trump wanted the EP to become the British ambassador to the US, although the idea was rejected by the British government.
Trump, pictured today in Washington, stated that he was his & # 39; friends & # 39; Boris could meet Johnson and Nigel Farage during his state visit to the UK next week
On Wednesday, June 5, the Queen and Charles will attend the national memorial event for the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings at Southsea Common, Portsmouth.
More than 300 D-Day veterans will be present at the ceremony, which aims to tell the story of D-Day through musical performances, testimonials and military screenings, including a flying history of 25 modern and historic aircraft.
The ceremony will complete the three-day visit, as Mr. Trump then leaves for Ireland before going to France to continue D-Day commemorations on the anniversary itself, June 6.
The Metropolitan Police said it & # 39; a very experienced command team & # 39; was that the operation led as the force set to handle the visit itself and the expected protests.
Last year, nearly 10,000 officers were deployed for Mr. Trump's trip to the UK, with nearly all forces in the country providing personnel to support the operation.
During the state visit, protesters hope to fly the Donald Trump hot air balloon again, which the American leader describes as a baby.
A 16ft talking robot from Mr Trump sitting on a golden toilet is also expected to appear.
It portrays the American leader with his pants around his ankles while tweeting and says some of his famous expressions such as & # 39; stable genius & # 39; and & # 39; no collusion & # 39; as well as breaking the wind.
President Donald Trump gestures while speaking to Prime Minister Theresa May at Checkers in July last year
The Queen stands with President Donald Trump First Lady Melania Trump in the Quadrangle at Windsor Castle, listening to a group of guardsmen playing the American national anthem during last year's visit
During Mr. Trump's visit, he will be accompanied by a car column and the official helicopter, Marine One, said the US embassy.
The presidential car column, which contains two identical limousines, nicknamed The Beast, is transmitted by air force transport aircraft.
The Beast is a black limousine with seven seats, reportedly costing two million dollars and designed to offer Mr. Trump unparalleled protection.
It can be turned into an enclosed panic room with oxygen tanks, night vision camera and reinforced steel plating that is said to be resistant to bullets, chemical attacks and bombs.
The Cadillac has Kevlar-reinforced tires and steel rims that can keep the vehicle moving even if the tires are destroyed.
A 20-foot-high cartoon baby blimp from US President Donald Trump is flown as a protest against his visit, in Parliament Square in London in July last year
Prime Minister Theresa May greets US President Donald Trump during Checkers during his visit to the UK last summer
Bottles with the President's blood type are included in the event of a medical emergency, and a satellite phone allows communication from anywhere in the world.
The car also has a large number of attack options, such as a gun with pump action and a tear gas gun.
Employees typically involved in a trip abroad include secret service postal service officers, military communications specialists, and White House assistants.
These will be present to protect not only the president, but also his wife and family who will accompany him on his visit to the UK.
The president is always on his side as a White House doctor and one of the five rotating military assistants who are responsible for nuclear & # 39; football & # 39; – equipped with means of communication and a book with prepared war plans.
Farage was famously the first British former politician to meet Mr. Trump after being elected president – posing together by the golden elevator in his penthouse in New York
The rapporteurs have said that Mr Trump will bring his grown children and their spouses to meet the royal family during the visit to the UK (pictured left: Donald Jr., Melania, the president, Ivanka, Eric and Tiffany)
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