British P-8 Poseidon shadows Russian warship for first time

A P-8A Poseidon from 120 Squadron completed a prolonged overwatch of the Russian warship Vasily Bykov as it passed through the North Sea.

New Offshore Patrol Vessel HMS Trent joins fleet

HMS Trent has been commissioned into the Royal Navy fleet during a ceremony at Portsmouth Naval Base today.

Carrier HMS Princes of Wales to be used as ‘drone testbed’

The aircraft carrier will be used as a testbed for un-crewed aerial vehicles.

Type 31 Frigate project completes Whole Ship Preliminary Design Review

Team 31 has successfully completed its 'Whole Ship Preliminary Design Review' marking the end of the engineering functional design phase for the new frigate class.

New ‘Frigate Factory’ construction begins in Rosyth

Progress on the Type 31 Frigate programme continues with work starting on a new build hall, or 'frigate factory', capable of building two frigates at once.

Work starts on final giant section of HMS Glasgow on the Clyde

Construction has begun on the 57th segment of the 8,000-tonne HMS Glasgow, the first of eight Type 26 Frigates to be built on the Clyde.

Poseidon Maritime Patrol Aircraft support facilities handed over

Once operational in the autumn, the facility will take the total number of people working out of the coastal base in the north of Scotland to about 2,200.

Gibraltar squadron to receive two new Fast Patrol Craft

The MoD has signed a £9.9 million contract with British firm Marine Specialised Technology for two new boats to replace the Gibraltar Squadron Fast Patrol Craft.

More Type 26 Frigate supply chain contracts awarded

BAE Systems has awarded a further five contracts to suppliers worth more than £100m, as progress on the Type 26 frigate programme continues apace at the company’s shipyards in Glasgow.

Glen Mallan ammunition jetty undergoing £64m redevelopment

The Scottish jetty is being upgraded to serve the Queen Elizabeth class aircraft carriers and benefits from the largest weapons storage facility in western Europe.

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