Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carrier HMS Prince of Wales has been commissioned into the Royal Navy Fleet today. HRH The Duchess of Cornwall, as the ship’s Lady Sponsor, alongside HRH The Prince of Wales, presided over the ceremony at HM Naval Base Portsmouth this morning, to an audience of 2,000 from industry, allies, friends and families.
Tag Archives : Royal Navy
24 Nov 2019
Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Mike Gilday joined First Sea Lord, United Kingdom Royal Navy Adm. Tony Radakin and Chief of Staff of the Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force Adm. Hiroshi Yamamura for a trilateral maritime discussion onboard HMS Queen Elizabeth (R08) anchored outside Annapolis, Nov. 20.
15 Nov 2019
The UK Ministry of Defence today formally awarded Babcock International Group PLC the contract for the Royal Navy's future Type 31e Frigates.
07 Nov 2019
Portsmouth Naval Base has undertaken a programme of infrastructure upgrades ahead of the arrival of the UK’s second Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier, HMS Prince of Wales, the Royal Navy said on November 5.
06 Nov 2019
In GlobalData’s exclusive interview with the head of the UK Royal Navy, First Sea Lord Admiral Tony Radakin, talks about keeping the door open for more Type 31 frigates.
05 Nov 2019
The HMS Pembroke minehunter vessel is back with the Royal Navy ahead of schedule and ready for action after a successful 42-week, £8 million refit at Babcock’s Rosyth dockyard in Fife.
01 Nov 2019
Here is NavalNews.com's ninth monthly report (October 2019). Naval News Monthly Reports are video round ups of the most read naval defense news articles we published in the past month.
14 Oct 2019
Pictures released by the MOD show UK F-35 Lightning jets landing, taking off and hovering onboard Britain’s next generation aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth for the first time.
04 Oct 2019
The fifth and final new patrol ship for the Royal Navy was yesterday formally named as work on HMS Spey nears completion. The ceremony almost closes the chapter on a seven-year programme which will give the Royal Navy a flotilla of brand-new patrol ships ready for deployment around the globe - Naval News.