Spanish Navy deploys OPV Arnomendi to NAFO mission

OPV Arnomendi. Photo: Spanish Navy

Spanish Navy offshore patrol vessel (OPV) Arnomendi (P-63) has set sail from Ferrol, Spain towards Newfoundland ...

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British MoD sells HMS Illustrious for scrap

HMS Illustrious. Photo: Royal Navy

The British Ministry of Defence has confirmed the sale of HMS Illustrious light aircraft carrier to Turkish company ...

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German Navy tanker to return from counter piracy mission

Spessart refuels FGS Bayern and ITS Euro during one of the replenishment at sea maneuvers. Photo: EUNAVFOR

German Navy tanker Spessart (A1442) is scheduled to return to Navy Base Kiel on August 26 after spending 88 days ...

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British WWI minesweeper now protected from looters

HMS Arfon. Photo: Historic England

Discovered off the Dorset coast, England in 2014 after spending a century undiscovered, a rare steam fishing ...

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Royal Navy Bahrain-based minehunter swaps crew

The crew form up on the jetty at Mina Salman next to HMS Chiddingfold. Photo: Royal Navy

Royal Navy’s Bahrain-based minehunter HMS Chiddingfold has welcomed its new operators, Crew 3 from the ...

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ESPS Santa Maria marines train for WFP protection


Spanish Navy frigate ESPS Santa Maria is currently deployed with Operation Atalanta in the Gulf of Aden and Indian ...

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Royal Navy submarine HMS Trenchant returns to fleet

Photo: Royal Navy

Royal Navy’s nuclear-powered submarine HMS Trenchant was declared operational again following almost two ...

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Battle of Jutland ship brought back to life in 3D recreation

A 3D scan of HMS Falmouth by Historic England's imaging team superimposed on a seabed survey of the wreck. The survey was carried out in partnership with the Maritime and Coastguard Agency. Photo: Historic England

HMS Falmouth, a Royal Navy warship sunk by German U-boats, has been recreated in its final resting place through ...

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Boeing to build two P-8A Poseidons for UK

maritime patrol aircraft

The U.S. Navy has awarded Boeing a $68.4 million contract to start procuring long-lead parts for the production of ...

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German frigate 'Bayern' returns from operation Atalanta

FGS Bayern. Photo: EUNAVFOR

German Navy’s Brandenburg-class frigate FGS Bayern is set to return from the operation Atalanta on August 20 ...

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QinetiQ joins UK's Dstl at Unmanned Warrior

ASV C-Worker 5 unmanned surface vehicle. Photo: QinetiQ

British technology company QinetiQ has been contracted by the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) of ...

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Raytheon to build Naval Strike Missile in US

A Naval Strike Missile is launched from Norwegian frigate Fridtjof Nansen. Photo: Raytheon

Raytheon has received an initial contract to produce Naval Strike Missile (NSM) launchers at its production ...

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Royal Navy Base Portsmouth receives new navigational lights

One of the navigational lights. Photo: VolkerWessels, UK MoD

New lights that will guide the Queen Elizabeth Class carriers safely into Portsmouth harbor will soon be ...

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FS Languedoc begins lenghty deployment

FS Languedoc. Photo: DCNS

FS Languedoc, French Navy’s newest FREMM frigate delivered to the navy in March 2016, left the Toulon Naval ...

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Bahamian corvette to be overhauled in the Netherlands

HMBS Nassau. Photo: Damen

The 60-meter Royal Bahamas Defence Force Corvette HMBS Nassau (P-61) has arrived at Damen Maaskant Shipyards ...

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UK government signs £184M deal for F-35B ASRAAM missile

Image of an F-35B armed with AIM-132 ASRAAM missiles, during a Flutter mission over the Eastern Shore of Maryland on the 10th November 2014. Photo: Royal Navy

The UK Ministry of Defence has signed a contract with European missile manufacturer MBDA worth around £184 million ...

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US Navy conducts second SeaRAM live-fire test in Spain

USS Carney. Photo: US Navy

The U.S. Navy has carried out a second live-fire test of the SeaRAM® anti-ship defense system installed on the USS ...

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US Navy command ship arrives in France

USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) arrives in Theoule-sur-Mer, France, August 14, 2016. Photo: US Navy

U.S. Navy’s 6th Fleet command and control ship USS Mount Whitney (LCC 20) arrived in Theoule-sur-Mer, France, ...

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Italian Navy frigate trains with Tanzanian Navy sailors


Italian Navy anti-submarine frigate ITS Euro, deployed to operation Atalanta off the Horn of Africa, trained ...

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US Marines, Navy kick off Bold Alligator in Norfolk

Illustration: a Dutch marine from the Royal Netherlands Marine Corps is securing the area of Utah Beach during Bold Alligator 14. Photo: US Navy

U.S. Marine and Fleet Forces commands (USFF and MARFORCOM) kicked off exercise Bold Alligator 2016 (BA16) in ...

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LM picks Cambridge Pixel for RN's navigation systems

Illustration. Photo: Royal Navy

Cambridge Pixel, a British radar and sensor software provider, has been selected by Lockheed Martin Integrated ...

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Pirate fighters meet off Somali coast


Whilst on counter-piracy patrol off the coast of Somalia recently, operation Atalanta’s Force Commander hosted the ...

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Smugglers intercepted by HMS Somerset receive 42 years jail

MV Hamal is seen on the left of HMS Somerset after it is intercepted east of Aberdeen on April 23, 2015. Photo: Royal Navy

Two drug smugglers have been jailed for a total of 42 years on August 12 after they were caught by the Royal Navy ...

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Japanese destroyers welcome public aboard in Germany

Japanese destroyer alongside in the German Navy Base Warnemünde. Photo: 2016 Bundeswehr/Pascal Preuss

Two Japan Maritime Self Defense Force ships pulled into the German international port of Rostock for a four-day ...

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BAE reveals first Royal Navy OPV HMS Forth ahead of launch

HMS Forth. Photo: BAE Systems

British shipbuilder BAE Systems has shared a photo of the first of three new Royal Navy offshore patrol vessels, ...

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