F-35B may be present at HMS Queen Elizabeth naming ceremony

According to multiple defence news websites, a British F-35B is to perform a fly past at the naming ceremony of the HMS Queen Elizabeth. We...

Britain launches nuclear submarine

Britain has launched the worlds most advanced nuclear submarine. HMS Artful, a 7,400-tonne Astute class attack submarine, was moved out of its construction hall...
A Royal Navy Hazard Boat

Royal Navy test unmanned minehunter

The Hazard motorboat is currently being put through its paces by a specialist team of sailors in Portsmouth naval base according to a UK...

In Defence of Soft-Kill Defences

When talking about warships, in general the image that comes to most people minds are the 20th century battleships of the past with their...

Are Aircraft Carriers still relevant?

Adam Hicken explores the roles undertaken by modern carriers.

Scottish First Ministers shipbuilding claims disproven by the shipbuilders themselves

Alex Salmond has amazingly given a guarantee that shipbuilding will continue in Scotland, despite the UK Government, Ministry of Defence, Royal Navy and BAE...

Royal Navy to assist in search for flight MH370

It was reported today that the Royal Navy is sending HMS Echo. The UK Ministry of Defence has confirmed that the UK is sending...

New British patrol vessels contract signed, design shown

It was announced in November that the MoD would purchase three patrol ships which will be built by BAE Systems on the Clyde. The...
Challenger 2 at Dusk

First edition of UK Defence Journal out now!

The first edition of the UK Defence Journal has now been released, it has articles from all aspects of the military from tanks to...

The Queen to launch HMS Queen Elizabeth supercarrier on July 4th

Queen Elizabeth will launch the Royal Navy supercarrier, the 70,600 tonne HMS Queen Elizabeth, in Scotland on July the 4th. HMS Queen Elizabeth, being built...

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