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Argyll Upkeep Marks Start of Type 23 Life-Ex Program

Argyll Upkeep Marks Start of Type 23 Life-Ex Program

Babcock has begun a docking period on Type 23 frigate HMS Argyll at Devonport Royal Dockyard, marking the official start of the Type 23 life extension program. HMS Argyll will be the first to undergo the Life Extension (LIFEX) Upkeep […]


Thales Surveillance System for Royal Navy’s New Merlin Airborne Surveillance Helicopters

Thales Surveillance System for Royal Navy’s New Merlin Airborne Surveillance Helicopters

Thales has been selected, under the ‘CROWSNEST’ project, to provide the Royal Navy with a new airborne surveillance and control system to provide critical force protection to Joint forces, including the Royal Navy’s Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers. Following an […]


New Surveillance System for Future Royal Navy Aircraft Carriers Revealed

New Surveillance System for Future Royal Navy Aircraft Carriers Revealed

A new helicopter-borne surveillance system has been chosen to protect the Royal Navy’s future Queen Elizabeth Class carriers. The MOD and Lockheed Martin UK, as the prime contractor for Crowsnest, have selected Thales as the chosen bidder to provide the […]


UK serviceman in custody over nuclear subs safety ‘flaws’ leak

UK serviceman in custody over nuclear subs safety ‘flaws’ leak

A junior British serviceman who published allegations of safety and security lapses around Britain’s submarine-based nuclear missile defence system is now in military police custody, the Royal Navy said Tuesday. William McNeilly, 25, claimed Britain’s nuclear deterrent was a “disaster […]


Merlin Mk3 Begins Royal Navy Sea Trials

Merlin Mk3 Begins Royal Navy Sea Trials

The new addition to the Royal Navy’s Merlin family of aircraft has been conducting sea trials onboard the Royal Fleet Auxiliary Lyme Bay, operating daily from the Fleet Air Arm’s West Cornwall Base. The Green Merlin Mk 3 has recently […]


USS Constitution Commemorates 200th Anniversary of Dual Victory over Royal Navy

CHARLESTOWN, Mass. (Feb. 20, 2015) Sailors assigned to USS Constitution fire a round from the ship's saluting battery to commemorate the bicentennial anniversary of Old Ironsides' dual victory against the Royal Navy ships HMS Cyane and HMS Levant in its final battle of the War of 1812. The battle, which took place on Feb. 20, 1815 near the Portuguese archipelago of Madeira, was fought three days after the U.S. Senate ratified the Treaty of Ghent, which officially ended the war. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Peter Melkus/Released)

The crew of USS Constitution commemorated the bicentennial of Old Ironsides’ final battle during the War of 1812, her unprecedented dual-victory over Royal Navy ships HMS Cyane and HMS Levant Feb. 20 in Charlestown Navy Yard. Constitution Sailors fired the […]


Improving small arms training for the Royal Navy

Royal Marine with Glock 17 Sidearm

Case study from Deep Vision who pitched their ideas to industry and investors at the CDE Marketplace on 5 February 2015. Canadian company Deep Vision Inc was awarded a contract by CDE to explore a novel solution to enhance the […]


Scottish MPs lay down gauntlet over UK nuclear fleet

Scottish MPs lay down gauntlet over UK nuclear fleet

The Scottish National Party, which could play a key role in British politics following elections in May, called on the main political parties to scrap Britain’s nuclear deterrent on Tuesday. The SNP’s leader in parliament, Angus Robertson, told MPs that […]


UK Deploys Type 45 Destroyer to Gulf

UK Deploys Type 45 Destroyer to Gulf

HMS Defender has arrived on station to provide vital support to a US Navy carrier task group in the Gulf, using her world-class air defence weapon systems to protect the US Navy aircraft carrier, USS George H W Bush and […]


Scottish independence may force UK nuclear deterrent rethink

Scottish independence may force UK nuclear deterrent rethink

Britain’s future as a nuclear-armed nation could be thrown into doubt if Scotland votes for independence on September 18, experts say, raising serious questions about its future status in the international community. The UK’s Trident nuclear submarines are currently based […]


 
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