Fourth Royal Navy Successor sub named after King George VI

The fourth Dreadnought-class ballistic missile submarine became the first Royal Navy ship ever to be named after ...

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US, UK jointly test energy storage systems for laser weapons

The US Navy and the UK defense ministry have tested an energy storage system capable of providing high-power ...

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HMS Echo stops in Georgia on three-week Black Sea tour

Royal Navy survey ship HMS Echo pulled into Batumi, Georgia, for the ship’s second visit to the eastern ...

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UK Hydrographic Office officially opened by Princess Royal

The Princess Royal officially opened the new home of UK Hydrographic Office in a ceremony on April 26. Construction ...

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Work progresses on first Royal Navy Type 26 frigate

Future HMS Glasgow, the first of the new class of Royal Navy Type 26 frigates, is beginning to resemble a ship as ...

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Royal Navy seeking proposals for autonomous XLUUV

The UK defense ministry is seeking proposals for the development of an autonomous version of an existing extra ...

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US, French, UK navies kick off MCM drill in Persian Gulf

Ships from the navies of the US, the UK and France have kicked off the mine countermeasures exercise Artemis ...

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HMS Dragon returns from 7-month Middle East drug stint

Royal Navy Type 45 destroyer HMS Dragon returned to Portsmouth on April 12, completing seven months of drug-busting ...

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HMS Montrose arrives in Bahrain for three-year stay

Royal Navy frigate HMS Montrose arrived in Bahrain on April 3 to start a three-year mission in the Persian Gulf ...

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Royal Navy aviators poised for first overseas deployment

Royal Navy pilots flying UK F-35B jets in Cyprus will mark the first time in over a decade UK naval aviators are ...

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HMS Montrose spots illicit North Korean fuel transfer

Royal Navy frigate HMS Montrose recently documented a North Korean ship carrying out an illegal ship-to-ship fuel ...

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Royal Navy embarking on two-month Baltic Sea deployment

The Royal Navy is set to deploy a large task group to the Baltic Sea for two months of international operations. ...

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UK investing £75m in autonomous naval technologies

The UK defense ministry has announced an investment of £75 million into new Royal Navy robot and autonomous ...

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HMS Queen Elizabeth heads to Rosyth for first overhaul

Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth got underway from her Portsmouth homeport on April 1 to head for ...

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Warships flock to Glasgow for exercise Joint Warrior

Ships from a number of European countries have started gathering in Glasgow, Scotland, ahead of the Royal ...

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RFA Mounts Bay joins US minehunting drill off Virginia

Royal Navy auxiliary landing ship dock RFA Mounts Bay served as the test bed for a mobile US Navy minehunting force ...

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Royal Navy frigate joining NATO's SNMG1

Royal Navy’s Type 23 frigate HMS Westminster got underway from Portsmouth to join the Standing NATO Maritime ...

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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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UK-French FC/ASW program passes "key review"

A joint French and British program to develop a new generation of anti-ship missiles has passed the “key ...

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HMS Montrose heads to Bahrain after operations in Japan

Royal Navy frigate HMS Montrose bid farewell to Japan after a two-week stay which included exercises and a port ...

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UK starts integration of Meteor, SPEAR missiles on F-35Bs

UK defense contractor BAE Systems announced it has started work on the integration of Meteor air-to-air and SPEAR ...

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