NATO takes part in naval ‘invasion’ of Sweden

Standing NATO Maritime Group One played the role of a simulated adversary fighting Swedish naval forces defending Swedish territory from the intruders.

Royal Navy icebreaker undergoing refit – unmanned capabilities added

HMS Protector is undergoing a major overhaul, including preparing the ship to carry unmanned survey devices say the Royal Navy.

UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency to get Osprey 30 radar

The UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency will upgrade to Leonardo’s Osprey 30 radar to support missions such as search and rescue, border protection, fishery and pollution patrols.

Royal Marines ‘storm’ tanker in Plymouth Sound

Royal Marines "stormed" a tanker in Plymouth Sound to practise maritime interdiction operations.

American warship fires laser weapon

Amphibious transport dock ship USS Portland successfully disabled an unmanned aerial vehicle with a Solid State Laser in an exercise, say the U.S. Navy.

Royal Navy Wildcat test-fires Martlet missile

The manufacturers say that up to 20 Martlet missiles can be loaded onto a Wildcat helicopter to provide a robust defence against swarm threats.

BAE Systems donates tablet computers to Glasgow hospitals

The tablets donated by the defence firm will allow patients and their families to communicate whilst visiting restrictions are in place.

American Cruiser Captain relieved ‘due to loss of confidence’

Captain Erica Hoffmann has been relieved "due to a loss of confidence in her ability to command", say the U.S. Navy.

USS Porter conducts air exercises with French Navy

The Arleigh Burke class destroyer USS Porter conducted air exercises with the French navy in the Bay of Biscay, say the US Navy.

Commando Wildcat lands on HMS Queen Elizabeth for the first time

A Commando Wildcat from 847 Naval Air Squadron has landed on the deck of HMS Queen Elizabeth for the first time, say the Royal Navy.



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