Royal Navy marks 50 years of submarine based nuclear weapons on patrol

Today marks the 50th anniversary of the United Kingdom's nuclear weapons taking to sea on-board submarines.

HMS Magpie’s crew embarks ahead of final push towards commissioning

The Royal Navy’s newest hydrographic survey vessel has moved a step closer to formally joining the fleet with its nine-strong crew embarking for the first time this week.

HMS Enterprise supports development of Autonomous Underwater Vehicles

A team of 12 scientists and engineers from NATO Science and Technology Organisation’s (STO) Centre for Maritime Research and Experimentation (CMRE) spent the last several weeks aboard Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group Two (SNMCMG2) flagship HMS Enterprise.

Sea Venom missile successfully completes second development firing test

MBDA's Sea Venom/ANL missile has successfully completed its second development firing from a French Defence Procurement Agency Panther test helicopter at Ile Du Levant in southeast France.

HMS Talent to begin operational sea training

Nuclear-powered submarine HMS Talent is beginning intensive training to re-join the front line operational fleet after a major refit.

A Norwegian missile for the US Navy

The US Navy has selected the Naval Strike Missile, offered by Raytheon Company and Kongsberg Gruppen, for over-the-horizon defence of littoral combat ships and future frigates.

Truman Carrier Strike Group returns to Eastern Mediterranean to fight Islamic State

The Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group returned to the Eastern Mediterranean Sea to resume flight operations in support of Operation Inherent Resolve this week.

HMS Echo joins international exercise in Cyprus

HMS Echo was invited to join ships and aircraft from half a dozen nations off Cyprus for two days of combined training.

HMS Westminster conducts her first refuelling with new tanker Tidespring

Much of HMS Westminster’s ship’s company had not participated in a Replenishment at Sea (RAS) before – after all the last RAS that HMS Westminster had conducted was in November 2017 with RFA Wave Knight say the Royal Navy.

Royal Navy trials new autonomous boat

Motor boat Hussar can be sent off on missions, using a series of small, hi-tech boats trailed behind it to detonate the latest underwater explosive devices – potentially clearing minefields en masse.



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