BAE Systems gets UK F-35B maintenance contract

The U.S. Department of Defense last week awarded Lockheed Martin a contract worth more than £80m (US$102.2m) to ...

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UK's Trident guardians hone commando skills

Royal Marines 43 Commando Fleet Protection Group took part in an exercise named Revenant Shadow, sharpening their ...

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Trident programme hit by AWE pensions’ dispute

UK Defence secretary Michael Fallon has been warned that there will be further delays to the government’s flagship ...

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Entire UK submarine fleet to be based in Scotland

All eleven Royal Navy submarines will be based at HMNB Clyde in Scotland from 2020, UK defense secretary Michael ...

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Never before seen photos of German WWI subs off UK coast

February 1, 1917 saw Germany restart its unrestricted submarine warfare which targeted all ships trading with ...

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UK defense ministry confirms aircraft carrier will be late

The lead ship of Royal Navy’s new aircraft carriers, HMS Queen Elizabeth, will miss the spring time frame set ...

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US, UK sign P-8A logistics agreement

Photo: UK MoD

U.S. and UK defense representatives signed an agreement on closer P-8A Maritime Patrol Aircraft cooperation on ...

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Royal Navy's failed nuclear missile test goes unreported

A Royal Navy test of the Trident nuclear missile resulted in failure in June last year but was never reported. The ...

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UK awards £30M contract for laser weapon development

The UK government is setting aside £30 milion for the development of a laser weapon prototype that is to be ...

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UK formally names fourth nuclear submarine Audacious

The United Kingdom has formally named the Royal Navy’s fourth Astute-class submarine during a ceremony at the ...

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Scotland, UK sign MoU on Maritime and Coastguard Agency work

The UK and Scottish governments have agreed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) under which Scottish authorities ...

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UK, Norway increase maritime patrol aircraft cooperation

Defense ministers of the UK and Norway have agreed to step up their defense relationship during a November 10 ...

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Scottish economy cannot do without navy shipbuilding ...

The crucial importance of Royal Navy shipbuilding contracts to the Scottish economy has been laid bare in a report ...

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U.K. MoD to grant first £1bn for first Successor submarine

UK’s Ministry of Defence is considering granting over £1 billion to Rolls-Royce and BAE Systems so they can ...

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Britain receives first F-35B Lightning II

Britain has received the first of supersonic strike fighters which will, among their other roles, be gracing the ...

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James Troop & Co to supply engines for 3 naval vessels

Liverpool City Region (UK) based ship engine specialist James Troop & Co has won an order to supply Volvo ...

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UK based Anglo French exercise wraps up

A Tri-Service exercise designed to test the Anglo-French working partnership has completed on April 22nd, after a ...

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UK, France kick off Exercise Griffin Strike

Three French and three Royal Navy warships have joined the exercise Griffin Strike which will see participation ...

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USS Ronald Reagan Welcomes UK Officials Aboard

The U.S. Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), hosted nine officials ...

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UK Announces £178 B of Defence Investment

UK’s new defence plan envisions the commissioning of new Type 26 Global Combat Ships from the mid-2020s, ...

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Fallon: UK Comitted to Successor Sub Programme

The UK Defence Secretary, Michael Fallon, affirmed the Government’s commitment to the Successor submarine ...

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