Fourth Royal Navy OPV named in Glasgow ceremony

The Royal Navy held an official naming ceremony for HMS Tamar, the fourth of overall five new Batch 2 River-class ...

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Second River-class OPV Medway handed over to Royal Navy

The White Ensign was raised for the first time on the second of five Batch 2 River-class offshore patrol vessels, ...

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Royal Navy retaining its Batch 1 River-class OPVs

The Royal Navy is retaining its three Batch 1 River-class offshore patrol vessels for at least the next two years, ...

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BAE Systems launches fourth River-class OPV Tamar

BAE Systems has launched HMS Tamar – the fourth of five Batch 2 River-class offshore patrol vessels – ...

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HMS Forth enters service

HMS Forth, the first of Royal Navy’s five new Batch-2 River-class offshore patrol vessels, entered service in ...

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First River-class OPV HMS Forth arrives home

The Royal Navy’s first Batch-2 River-class offshore patrol vessel HMS Forth arrived in her new homeport at ...

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HMS Forth en route to Portsmouth homeport

HMS Forth, the first of five new Royal Navy patrol vessels, has started a journey to her new homeport in Portsmouth ...

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Royal Navy officially receives HMS Forth

HMS Forth, the first of five second-batch River-class offshore patrol vessels to be built for the Royal Navy, was ...

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Royal Navy decommissions first River-class OPV HMS Severn

The Royal Navy has decommissioned River-class patrol vessel HMS Severn after fourteen years of service. The ...

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Royal Navy names another River-class OPV in Scotland

The second in a batch of five new Batch 2 River-class patrol vessels has been named in a ceremony in Scotland. ...

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Royal Navy's HMS Severn to decommission this month

The Royal Navy’s second River-class patrol vessel HMS Severn is set to visit her affiliated city of Newport ...

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Royal Navy patrol vessel HMS Forth starts first sea trials

The lead ship of the Royal Navy’s offshore patrol vessels, the HMS Forth, started sea trials on Wednesday ...

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Work begins on Royal Navy's fifth River-class OPV

Works on the Royal Navy’s fifth follow-on River-class offshore patrol vessel began with a steel cutting ...

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Royal Navy officially names HMS Forth

The UK Royal Navy today formally named HMS Forth, the first of its five new Batch 2 River-class offshore patrol ...

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Kelvin to provide radars for two more River-class OPVs

British company Kelvin Hughes will be supplying its SharpEye radar systems for the two follow-on Batch 2 ...

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Second Thai Navy OPV to feature Servowatch IPMS

Thailand’s Bangkok Dock selected British Servowatch to deliver their integrated platform management system ...

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HMS Mersey set to return from 'huge' deployment

Royal Navy’s River-class patrol vessel HMS Mersey is preparing to return to the UK from what will be a ...

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Royal Navy's next two OPVs named HMS Tamar and HMS Spey

The UK Ministry of Defence announced Thursday that work on two new offshore patrol vessels for the Royal Navy will ...

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MAN to provide engines for second Thai Navy OPV

The Royal Thai Navy has picked MAN to provide engines for the second offshore patrol vessel the country is building ...

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Royal Navy's HMS Tyne fit for operations

Royal Navy patrol vessel HMS Tyne recently completed her Operational Sea Training (OST) and is ready for continued ...

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Royal Navy Cuts Steel for Second River Class OPV

The construction of Royal Navy’s second of three River class offshore patrol vessels (OPVs) has reached an ...

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