HMS Diamond in final phase of Syrian chemical weapons removal

Type 45 destroyer HMS Diamond is taking part in the operation to destroy chemical weapons materials removed from Syria The ship, based in Portsmouth, is...

The Queen, Illustrious and an F-35 to be present at launch of new British...

It’s now being reported that in addition to Her Majesty the Queen launching the new Royal Navy supercarrier, the 70,600 tonne HMS Queen Elizabeth,...

UK MoD awards Thales £48m FASGW(L) contract

Philip Dunne, the UK's Minister of Defence Equipment, Support and Technology has announced that a contract worth £48 million for the demonstration and manufacture...

BAE indicate possible shipyard closure in event of Scottish ‘Yes’ vote

Ian King, chief executive of BAE, has indicated in a letter submitted to the Scottish Affairs Committee that shipyards on the Clyde would likely...

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...

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