Type 23 Frigate: A Guide

The Type 23 program originally arose in the late 1970’s, at the height of the Cold War. At the time Britain was locked in...

Successor class submarine: A Guide

The Successor class will replace the Vanguard class submarines from 2028 onwards and will host the United Kingdom's nuclear deterrent. The United Kingdom's nuclear deterrent...

First Tide class fleet tanker now afloat

The first Tide class fast fleet tanker has now been floated. RFA Tidespring is shown here currently under construction in South Korea. These images are by Captain(E)...

Maritime Patrol Aircraft capability to be regenerated

Mark Francois has confirmed that an initiative which maintains the training of staff formerly based at RAF Kinloss has been extended. Mark Francois is Minister...

Airbus looking to offer Tanan to UK

Airbus Defence & Space is working towards the certification of its Tanan rotary unmanned air vehicle demonstrator, which it intends to offer the Royal...

Could Britain win the Australian frigate contract?

Britain could attract $10 billion Australian frigate contract after a report by RAND is expected to advise that using an existing design, most likely Britains Type...

Babcock bid to build British polar research ship

Babcock has confirmed it is bidding to construct the new UK polar flagship at its shipyard in Appledore, North Devon. In April 2014, chancellor George Osborne announced that...

HMS Dauntless deploys to the Gulf

The Type 45 destroyer will make several stops in the Mediterranean for training as well as visiting ports in a number of Gulf States...

Britain to have permanent naval base in Gulf

Britain will establish its first permanent military base in the Middle East since it formally withdrew from the region in 1971. A deal signed at...

Frigates will be built on the Clyde

The Defence Secretary has confirmed the UK's new Type 26 Frigates will be built on the Clyde after media speculation the contract could go...

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