HMS Lancaster set to return to fleet after 2-year overhaul

Royal Navy frigate HMS Lancaster is preparing to welcome crew back on board, two years after starting her overhaul ...

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HMS Montrose protects British tanker from IRGC boats

Royal Navy frigate HMS Montrose has chased off five Iranian Revolutionary Guards vessels trying to impede the ...

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Another Australian company gets Type 26 supplier contract

An Adelaide-based composite materials developer has become the latest Type 26 global combat ship supplier, the ...

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Internal leak prompts HMS Queen Elizabeth to return to port

Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth made a surprise return to Portsmouth on July 9, despite having been ...

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UK investing in further laser weapon development

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The MoD has earmarked £130m for three Directed Energy Weapons demonstrators.

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HMS Queen Elizabeth tests newly-installed Phalanx CIWS

Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth has carried out the first test of its two Phalanx close-in weapon ...

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UK awards £85M contract to RR to boost Type-23 capabilities

The UK Ministry of Defence has signed an £85 million contract with engineering company Rolls-Royce to maintain the ...

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UK RTA workers taking industrial action over pay

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Britain’s maritime union RMT confirmed that a program of industrial action involving nearly 700 workers at ...

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UK welcomes new navy chief

The Royal Navy welcomed its new First Sea Lord in a formal ceremony aboard HMS Victory on June 19. Admiral Tony ...

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Royal Navy's HMS Medway arrives home for first time

The second of the Royal Navy’s new River-class offshore patrol vessels has arrived at its Portsmouth for the ...

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Third Royal Navy OPV HMS Trent completes sea trials

HMS Trent, the third of the Royal Navy’s second-batch River-class offshore patrol vessels has completed her sea ...

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Royal Navy WW2 torpedo bomber found in the Solent

A Fairey Barracuda torpedo bomber was discovered in the English Channel 75 years after its pilot was forced to ...

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HMS Queen Elizabeth to join NATO's Readiness Initiative

Once the Royal Navy’s aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth starts operations in 2021, it will be made ...

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First phase of Baltic Protector wraps up in Denmark

Marines from a number of European countries raided the coast of Denmark for the conclusion of first stage of the ...

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HMS Queen Elizabeth set for Washington visit during Westlant

Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth is deploying to the US east coast this summer where it will carry ...

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HMS Queen Elizabeth completes first docking period

Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth is afloat again after completing its first docking and maintenance ...

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HMS Albion starts Baltic Sea task group deployment

Royal Navy amphibious transport dock HMS Albion has deployed to the Baltic Sea where it will lead a multinational ...

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UK approves Type 26 frigate engine contract for GE site

The UK defense ministry has approved an engine order for the second batch of Royal Navy Type 26 frigates, securing ...

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HMS Queen Elizabeth CO relieved over "car misuse"

Captain Nick Cooke-Priest, the commanding officer of Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth has been ...

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Royal Navy orders AUV62-AT ASW trainer from Saab

The Royal Navy has contracted Swedish defense company Saab to deliver its AUV62-AT anti-submarine warfare (ASW) ...

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RFA Fort Victoria completes life extension refit

Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship Fort Victoria has completed a year-long, £44 million refit, which will enable her to ...

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