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New Offshore Patrol Vessels for Royal Navy

New Offshore Patrol Vessels for Royal Navy

MOD plans to commission 3 new ocean-going offshore patrol vessels for the Royal Navy. The new ships will be built by BAE Systems at their shipyards on the Clyde in a deal that will sustain jobs in the UK’s warship-building […]


Cost of UK Aircraft Carriers Passes £6 billion

Cost of UK Aircraft Carriers Passes £6 billion

The price tag for the Royal Navy’s new aircraft carriers is set to top more than £6 billion as the Government prepares to announce further cost overruns, according to reports. Defence Secretary Philip Hammond is expected to announce the projected […]


BAE Systems Secures RAN Gun Contract

BAE Systems Secures RAN Gun Contract

BAE Systems has secured a five-year contract to overhaul the Mk45 guns on the ANZAC fleet. BAE Systems was chosen as the sole source provider of Mk45 Gun In Service Support, Removal, Replacement and Overhaul services to the Royal Australian […]


Final Type 45 Destroyer Joins Royal Navy Fleet

Final Type 45 Destroyer Joins Royal Navy Fleet

The sixth and last of the Royal Navy’s new generation of Type 45 destroyers, HMS Duncan, has been formally welcomed into the fleet at a “christening” ceremony. Hundreds of guests, including families of the 190-strong crew, attended the event at […]


Northrop Delivers Platform Management System for UK Royal Navy’s Astute Submarine

Northrop Delivers Platform Management System for UK Royal Navy’s Astute Submarine

Northrop Grumman has supplied the final batch of Platform Management System (PMS) hardware for the Royal Navy’s Astute-class series’ boat 5 submarine. Under a performance partnering arrangement, Northrop Grumman’s Sperry Marine business unit supplied the PMS to BAE Systems Maritime-Submarines […]


Royal Navy and RAF Join Forces In the Gulf

Royal Navy and RAF Join Forces In the Gulf

A Royal Navy warship and RAF Typhoons have put their skills and technology to the test during a joint exercise. The aircraft joined HMS Dragon and US fighter jets in a training exercise to detect, classify and monitor contacts on […]


Royal Navy Takes Delivery of Next Generation Merlin Helicopters

Royal Navy Takes Delivery of Next Generation Merlin Helicopters

The first of the UK’s fleet of next generation anti-submarine maritime patrol Merlin helicopters have been handed over to the Royal Navy. The delivery of the five helicopters, which have been upgraded as part of a £750M Lockheed Martin contract, […]


UK Needs Four Nuclear Subs to Stay Safe

UK Needs Four Nuclear Subs to Stay Safe

A review of Britain’s nuclear defences has concluded it needs four nuclear submarines to stay safe, but alternatives could be found in the future. The review, led by Treasury Chief Secretary Danny Alexander, said there are alternatives to the UK’s […]


UK Government Remains Committed to Trident

UK Government Remains Committed to Trident

Defence Secretary Philip Hammond has warned it would be “reckless” to downgrade the UK’s nuclear deterrent ahead of the release of a Liberal Democrat-led review of alternatives to replacing the Royal Navy’s fleet of Trident submarines. The Lib Dems have […]


 
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