The British Coast Guard (HM Coastguard) will start operational trials of two Schiebel CAMCOPTER S-100 vertical take off and landing (VTOL) unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) to support search and rescue (SAR) response in north Wales both at sea and in the mountains.
Tag Archives : United Kingdom
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.
02 Jul 2020
According to a pre-contract information notice (PIN) issued on June 26, the UK MoD is seeking to procure three Unmanned Underwater Vehicles (UUV) to conduct mine warfare missions from Unmanned Surface Vehicles (USV). for the Mine and Hydrographic Capability (MHC) program.
09 Jun 2020
The Royal Navy announced that River-class Batch 2 offshore patrol vessel (OPV) HMS Tamar has been commissionned on June 4. on Tamar River.
02 Jun 2020
Babcock, the Aerospace and Defence company, has been awarded a multimillion pound contract extension to manufacture a further 18 tactical Missile Tube Assemblies (MTAs) for General Dynamics Electric Boat (GDEB).
30 Apr 2020
The Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth set sails from Portsmouth yesterday to ensure she is ready to conduct her first operational deployment in 2021.
28 Apr 2020
The SWEEP minesweeper system - designed to defeat the threat of underwater sea mines and safely clear sea lanes – has recently proven its capabilities during two weeks of cold-weather sea trials.
23 Apr 2020
France, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom have decided to join efforts in dealing with the Covid-19 crisis currently affecting their overseas territories. In order to help relief local populations, they decided to bring a coordinate military answer in support of civilian crisis management tools.
03 Apr 2020
The Royal Air Force has formally declared an Initial Operating Capability (IOC) of its brand-new Poseidon MRA Mk1 Maritime Patrol Aircraft. The UK’s Poseidon fleet, currently comprising of two aircraft with seven more to be delivered, strengthens our maritime security, helping to protect our people and our interests, at home and overseas.
14 Mar 2020
"City of Elgin", the Royal Air Force’s (RAF) second submarine-hunting Poseidon Maritime Patrol Aircraft (MPA), has touched down in the UK on March 13, 2020. The first aircraft "Pride of Moray" reached the UK for the first time in February.