HMS Defender, HMS Kent prepare for return to operations

Her Majesty’s Naval Base Portsmouth has welcomed back Type 23 frigate HMS Kent and Type 45 destroyer HMS ...

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Royal Navy eyeing savings with new failure forecasting tool

Engineers could be able to view the status and predicted health of ships' systems.

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GE contracted for Royal Navy destroyer upgrades work

BAE Systems has recently contracted GE’s Marine Solutions to deliver a number of marine electrical solutions to ...

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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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BAE Systems gets Type 45 propulsion upgrade contract

The UK defense ministry has awarded a £160 million (approx. $226.5m) contract to a BAE Systems-led team to resolve ...

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HMS Duncan heads for NATO SNMG2 deployment

Royal Navy’s Type 45 destroyer HMS Duncan got underway from naval base Portsmouth on December 8 to start her ...

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UK MOD announces new £18m Long Range Radar contract

A new £18 million contract for work on the Royal Navy’s Long Range Radar (LRR) was announced by UK defense ...

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HMS Diamond aborts deployment due to propeller issues

Royal Navy destroyer HMS Diamond is returning home early from a deployment to the Persian Gulf after experiencing ...

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A&P Group forms defense division in bid for Type 31 work

UK-based ship repair and conversion company A&P Group is launching a defense division to better position itself ...

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HMS Diamond launches Aster missile

The Royal Navy has released a video showing its Type 45 destroyer HMS Diamond testing its Sea Viper missile system ...

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HMS Daring destroyer returns from nine-month stint

Royal Navy’s Type 45 destroyer HMS Daring returned to home waters on Friday after spending nine months ...

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Royal Navy picks Babcock for marine systems support

UK defense contractor Babcock has been selected to become marine systems support partner (MSSP) for the Royal ...

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HMS Duncan towed back to port after engine breakdown

Royal Navy’s Type 4 destroyer HMS Duncan had to be towed back to Devonport after experiencing a breakdown off ...

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Royal Navy destroyer patrols Bab el-Mandeb strait

Royal Navy’s Type 45 destroyer HMS Daring has been tasked with the protection of merchant vessels and Royal ...

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Royal Navy boosts recompression chamber deployment capacity

The Royal Navy is now capable of having its recompression chambers reach stricken submariners and divers faster as ...

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BAE Systems introduces "fault-warning" system for navy ships

British defense company BAE Systems has introduced a new analytical tool designed to warn crews about potential ...

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Royal Navy destroyer fit for missions again

HMS Dragon, a Royal Navy Type 45 destroyer, is ready for new missions again as she completed a year-long overhaul. ...

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Royal Navy's Type 45 destroyer shines in 'Thursday War'

Royal Navy’s Type 45 destroyer HMS Diamond is fit for deployment again after completing six weeks of ...

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Royal Navy Type 45 destroyer problems caused by warm waters

The engines on Royal Navy’s mighty Type 45 destroyers break down when they sail in waters warmer than those ...

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HMS Ramsey, HMS Dragon Team Up to Safeguard Shipping in ...

Sandown-class minehunter HMS Ramsey may only be a sixteenth of the size of HMS Dragon, a Type 45 air defence ...

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UK Navy’s Newest Warship Tests Her Combat Readiness

The Royal Navy’s newest warship sailed from her home port of Portsmouth for the first time on June 7. Type 45 ...

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