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.
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29 Aug 2019
QinetiQ has won a £18.7m (US$23m) contract, Operational Assessment of Signatures Informing Susceptibility (OASIS), that will help reduce the acoustic and electromagnetic signatures of the Royal Navy’s submarines and ships and protect the men and women who serve on them from adversaries.
22 Aug 2019
In a recent announcement, the UK Ministry of Defence Torpedoes, Tomahawk and Harpoon (TTH) Project Team further detailed its requirement to implement an interim surface to surface guided weapon to replace the existing Harpoon missile.
19 Aug 2019
The UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency (MCA) plans to assess the potential use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) for SAR missions under a program named « Drone Demonstration and Development Project », a recent tender document reveals.
15 Aug 2019
The UK and Norway reinforced their commitment for joint anti-submarine operations in the North Atlantic at RAF Lossiemouth in North-East Scotland today.
06 Aug 2019
The United Kingdom has reaffirmed its commitment to freedom of navigation and safe passage through the Gulf by playing a leading role in a new international maritime security mission. The mission will see the Royal Navy working alongside the US navy to assure the security of merchant vessels in the Strait of Hormuz.
31 Jul 2019
In March, MBDA announced the end of the Key Review on the Future Cruise/Anti-Ship Weapon program. In June, the company unveiled scale models of different multipurpose missiles that could be linked to the FC/ASW.
16 Jul 2019
The first of nine maritime patrol aircraft (MPA) on order for the Royal Air Force has taken to the skies. The flight of the Poseidon MRA Mk1 (P-8A) was completed successfully at the hands of Boeing test pilots.
26 Jun 2019
According to pictures released on Boeing UK & Ireland Twitter account, the first Poseidon MRA Mk.1 (P-8A) Maritime Patrol Aircraft being built for the RAF is now painted and undergoing pre-flight preparations for its maiden flight.
25 Jun 2019
The UK’s newest and most advanced fighter jet, the F-35B, has successfully completed its first operational missions, the UK MoD announced today, June 25.