HMS Queen Elizabeth has embarked the largest number of warplanes ever onto her deck as she prepares to take her place at the heart of a UK-led NATO Carrier Strike Group.
Tag Archives : Royal Navy
15 Sep 2020
Atlas Elekronik UK (AEUK) has met a significant contract milestone, having successfully delivered the first 15m SEA Class workboat. The boat, officially named Royal Navy Motorboat, RNMB HEBE, is supplied with a work module complete with dedicated operator workstations for use when conducting survey operations.
19 Aug 2020
The UK will lead a multinational Maritime Training Initiative for the Ukrainian Navy, boosting their ability to combat threats in the Black Sea, Defence Secretary Ben Wallace has confirmed.
10 Aug 2020
Several European navies have deployed vessels to provide disaster relief and humanitarian assistance following the catastrophic explosion at the port of Beirut.
03 Aug 2020
The River-class Batch 2 offshore patrol vessel (OPV) HMS Trent has been commissioned with the Royal Navy today during a ceremony at Portsmouth Naval Base.
03 Aug 2020
Team 31 has successfully completed its Whole Ship Preliminary Design Review (WSPDR) for the Type 31 Frigate, marking the end of the Engineering functional design phase.
01 Aug 2020
The Royal Navy has shown its clear intent for the greater use of autonomous and un-crewed technology in future operations.
25 Jul 2020
Construction has begun on the 57th segment of the 8,000-tonne jigsaw which is HMS Glasgow, the first of eight Type 26 frigates for the Royal Navy.
24 Jul 2020
The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) have signed a £9-million contract with British company Marine Specialised Technology for two new boats to replace the Gibraltar Squadron Fast Patrol Craft.
20 Jul 2020
Strong circumstantial evidence suggests that a Royal Navy warship is currently escorting two Russian Navy vessels in the English Channel. The approach of the Russian vessels, a submarine and a naval tug, was reported in Forbes yesterday. At that time the Royal Navy escort did not appear to be in place.