HMS Defender tests new turbines after 18-month refit

Royal Navy Type 45 destroyer HMS Defender returned to her homeport in Portsmouth concluding her first underway ...

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Royal Navy destroyer returns from Middle East

Royal Navy’s Type 45 destroyer HMS Defender is set to return home to Portsmouth on July 8 following her ...

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HMS Defender seizes a tonne of hashish in Indian Ocean

Royal Navy’s Type 45 destroyer HMS Defender on June 7 seized over a metric tonne of high grade hashish being ...

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HMS Defender docks in Sri Lanka on way home

Royal Navy’s Type 45 frigate HMS Defender has visited the island nation of Sri Lanka on its return from the ...

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IFR 2016: HMS Defender trains en route to Visakhapatnam

HMS Defender’s embarked helicopter held training drills in the middle of the Indian Ocean as the destroyer made her ...

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HMS Defender conducts RAS with US Navy in the Gulf

Royal Navy’s HMS Defender has received a replenishment in stores and fuel during her deployment to the ...

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HMS Defender Hosts Bahraini Royalty to mark Bicentenary

A Royal Navy warship has hosted His Royal Highness, Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa and Her Majesty’s ...

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HMS Defender joins FS Charles de Gaulle

Royal Navy’s Type 45 destroyer, HMS Defender, has now officially joined the French aircraft carrier FS ...

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HMS Defender Reaches Gulf of Aden

Royal Navy’s HMS Defender started patrolling the Middle East after assuming her sister ship HMS ...

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HMS Defender Heads for Middle East

Type 45 destroyer HMS Defender sailed from Portsmouth, England to the Middle East to carry out security operations ...

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HMS Defender Completes Pre-Deployment Training

Royal Navy’s Type 45 destroyer HMS Defender flexed muscles through a gruelling 6 week pre-deployment ...

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HMS Defender, Eurofighter Typhoons Train off UK

Two of the UK’s most technologically advanced fighting machines have paired up off the South West coast to practise ...

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HMS Defender Arrives in Greenwich, London

Royal Navy’s Type 45 destroyer HMS Defender docks in Greenwich, London. The vessel arrived for the first time ...

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HMS Defender, HMS Middleton to Visit London

Royal Navy Type 45 Air Defence Destroyer HMS Defender will sail into London on Wednesday, 22 April for a six day ...

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HMS Defender’s Lynx Flight Back Home

Nearly seven months after departure embarked in HMS Defender 217 Lynx Flight return home to Yeovilton. The Lynx Mk ...

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HMS Defender Returns to Portsmouth

HMS Defender returned to her home in Portsmouth on December 12, after more than six months deployed on high ...

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HMS Defender’s Miss Adventure Celebrates 35th Birthday

Whilst deployed on operations in the Middle East, HMS Defender’s helicopter Miss Adventure has celebrated her 35th ...

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HMS Defender Assists US Navy in ISIL Ops

HMS Defender has arrived on station to provide vital support to a US Navy carrier task group in the Gulf, using her ...

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HMS Defender Hosts Qatari Armed Forces

HMS Defender has hosted representatives from the Qatari Armed Forces during a recent visit to Doha, Qatar. The Type ...

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HMS Defender Remembers Fallen Sailors

HMS Defender has marked the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Heligoland Bight while on her maiden deployment to ...

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U.S. 5th Fleet Commander Boards HMS Defender

During a visit to Bahrain, HMS Defender hosted Vice Admiral John W. Miller, Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Central ...

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