MOD to award contract for Remotely Operated Vehicle

The Ministry of Defence has announced its intention to award a contract worth up to £18 million to Forum Energy Technology (UK) Ltd for the provision of a Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV), spares, and in-service support.

HMS Mersey back at sea after maintenance

After 257 days alongside Falmouth conducting an extensive maintenance package, HMS Mersey was able to set sail.

Scottish shipbuilding revival to inject £342m into economy

The revival of Scotland's shipbuilding industry through Royal Navy shipbuilding is projected to significantly boost the economy by £342 million annually.

British ship ‘opens fire’ with 30mm cannon in Gulf

HMS Middleton, a Hunt-class mine countermeasures vessel, has undertaken training in the Persian Gulf, firing her 30mm cannon.

Royal Marines undertake weapons training on warship

Royal Marines sniper and boarding teams from 42 Commando were seen honing their skills aboard destroyer HMS Duncan.

British destroyer ‘fights off’ Harrier jets in Mediterranean

During an air defence exercise, Type 45 Destroyer HMS Duncan fought off attacks from Harrier jets flying from the USS Wasp..

Thales to test passive hull-mounted sonar on XL-UUV drone

Thales has secured a contract from Naval Group to test a passive hull-mounted sonar designed for autonomous operation on an extra-large unmanned underwater vehicle (XL-UUV) demonstrator.

British Destroyer ‘sole escort’ for American assault ship

HMS Duncan, a Royal Navy Type 45 Destroyer, has been operating as the sole escort vessel for the US Amphibious Ready Group in the Eastern Mediterranean.

UK considers Kongsberg Vanguard for mine hunting motherships

This contract aims to investigate whether the pre-existing commercial ship design can serve as a viable foundation for the UK's mine hunter mothership fleet.

Royal Navy has ‘too few’ warships says Minister

The Earl of Minto recognised the shortfall of warships in the Royal Navy.



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