Naval mine ‘explodes’ in the Firth of Clyde

Royal Navy bomb disposal experts have detonated a wartime mine trawled up by fishermen in the Firth of Clyde.

Type 45 Destroyer fleet out of service dates revealed

On current plans, the Type 45 destroyers will leave service between 2035 and 2038.

British warships monitor ‘significant Russian presence’ near UK waters

British warships were joined by Typhoons and F-35s whilst in the Irish Sea monitoring Russian vessels.

British engine selected for Korean frigates

The Rolls-Royce MT30 marine gas turbine has been selected for the Republic of Korea Navy's FFX Batch III frigate, known as the Ulsan-class frigate, which will be built by Hyundai Heavy Industries. 

Type 45 Destroyers out of service dates revealed

On current plans, the Type 45 destroyers will leave service between 2035 and 2038.

Type 32 Frigate could act as ‘drone mothership’

It is currently envisioned that the Type 32 Frigate will be "a platform for autonomous systems", essentially a mothership for drones and other uncrewed systems.

British flagship links up with Italian aircraft carrier

The Italian carrier delivered "a crate of Peroni and freshly-cooked pizzas".

UK awards £2.4 billion weapon supply contract

The UK Government have signed a new £2.4 billion contract with BAE Systems to supply munitions to the British Armed Forces.

Uncrewed minehunters to replace conventional vessels

The next-generation mine hunting capability is designed to replace conventional crewed mine hunting vessels, such as the Royal Navy’s Hunt and Sandown class ships, with autonomous systems.

HMS Albion and HMS Bulwark safe from cuts

The Government have confirmed that HMS Albion and HMS Bulwark will remain in service, putting an end to speculation that the assault ships are to be cut.

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