New general purpose frigates to be known as Type 31

It has been reported that the new general purpose frigates are to be known as Type 31. It's been reported that a concept study is...
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UK to increase NATO maritime commitment

At least five additional ships will join NATO deployments this year.

BAE awarded £201m for design work on Successor

The MoD has announced a £201 million package to support further design work for Successor nuclear submarines.

HMS Defender to join major fleet review in India

HMS Defender is gearing up to join a fleet review involving dozens of naval warships in India this week.

HMS Queen Elizabeth’s first compartment handed over

9J, a logistics compartment deep inside HMS Queen Elizabeth, will serve as a temporary training facility for the Damage Control Officer.

Type 45 Destroyer engine problems to be resolved

Many media outlets have reported that the Type 45 Destroyer fleet is to have their engines replaced, despite this being announced in November.

94% of steel used in new carriers sourced from UK mills

It has been revealed that only 6% of the steel used in the Queen Elizabeth class came from overseas.

Royal Navy to receive new navigation radar systems

New navigation radar systems will be fitted to more than 60 Royal Navy ships, submarines and shore facilities as part of a £44 million contract.

HMS St. Albans joins FS Charles de Gaulle Carrier Strike Group

Charles de Gaulle launches a Rafale multirole fighter (above)  In the ongoing fight against Daesh, the Type 23 Frigate HMS St. Albans has made a...

Royal Navy ice ship breaks 80 year Antarctica record

HMS Protector became the first Royal Navy vessel to visit the Eastern Antarctica or sail below 77 degrees latitude since before the Second World War.

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