British minehunter joins NATO minehunting task force

HMS Hurworth has joined NATO Standing Mine Countermeasures Group 1 and will support on historic ordnance clearance and other minehunting exercises.

Royal Navy ship trains with Australian patrol vessels

HMS Spey, a River class offshore patrol vessel, has departed to Australia, taking on supplies and fuel for the next leg of...

First British warship in almost 100 years visits Palau

The Royal Navy say that HMS Tamar, a River class Offshore Patrol Vessel, has become "the first British warship to visit the fourth smallest country on the planet in nearly 100 years" on an international goodwill mission.

UK accelerating heavy lift drone project for Royal Navy

The Ministry of Defence wants to "accelerate the development of autonomous Heavy Lift drones for use predominantly, but not exclusively, in the maritime domain".

Is Irish defence becoming increasingly reliant on Britain?

Irish Examiner Defence Correspondent Sean O'Riordan examined whether or not Ireland is becoming a type of British protectorate, asking, "can we keep pretending we are neutral when experts must think it's obvious we are not?".

Type 26 Frigate project update, first in water this year

BAE Systems has confirmed that HMS Glasgow, the first Type 26 frigate, is set to enter the water for the first time this year.

More American nuclear submarines arrive in Scotland

Two more American submarines arrived on the River Clyde in Scotland this week on routine visits, marking a significant increase in allied submarine activity.

Strike on Russian Navy Black Sea HQ ‘latest setback’

"The reported strike on Russian Black Sea Fleet HQ is the latest setback for the Black Sea Fleet in the five-month-old war against Ukraine, which included the loss of its flagship, the cruiser MOSKVA".

Man overboard from American destroyer

Search and rescue efforts have stopped after a 'man overboard' incident onboard the USS Arleigh Burke while the ship operates in the Baltic Sea.

Type 26 Frigate project update, first in water this year

BAE Systems has confirmed that HMS Glasgow is set to enter the water for the first time this year and has also discussed the status of the other ships in the class.

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