Work begins on new British patrol vessels in Glasgow

Work started on Friday on the first of three new offshore patrol vessels for the Royal Navy as the first steel is cut on HMS Forth...

Babcock designs weapons handling system for South Korean submarines

British defence and engineering firm says it has completed design definition for a weapons handling system for a new class of South Korean Navy...

Floating a Supercarrier

In July we saw the naming of HMS Queen Elizabeth. The largest warship ever built for the Royal Navy and one of the most powerful...

HMS Argyll seizes £21 million worth of cocaine

After receiving information that a suspicious looking vessel had been spotted by a maritime patrol aircraft, HMS Argyll, which is on counter-narcotics operations in...

Royal Navy patrol ship contract gives big jobs boost to the Clyde

At least 800 jobs have been protected thanks to a £348 million warship contract to build 3 new patrol ships for the Royal Navy. The...

Campaign to be launched to name a new frigate HMS Plymouth

A campaign has been launched calling on the Government to name one of the new frigates 'HMS Plymouth'. The Type 26 frigate represents the future...

HMS Ocean sea trials successful

Following a £65M refit that saw the helicopter carrier fitted with one of the most advanced RADAR systems ever put to sea (Type 997...

Babcock outline job losses in the event of independence

Independence would see thousands of jobs lost at Faslane according to a briefing paper issued by the defence company Babcock. It is being reported that...

Terminator to Taranis, robots on the battlefield

Military robots have featured in science fiction for decades but how practical are they in the real world, fighting alongside or even replacing humans? Military...

Brimstone missile impresses against fast inshore attack craft

According to a press release from defence giant MBDA, the Brimstone missile system has successfully demonstrated its Dual Mode BRIMSTONE missile against high speed...

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