PHM Atlantico, formerly HMS Ocean, begins career as Brazilian flagship

PHM Atlantico, formerly HMS Ocean, arrived at her new home port Rio de Janeiro on August 25th.

Aircraft carrier Prince of Wales operations room ready two months early

The Royal Navy say that the nerve centre of Britain’s second giant new aircraft carrier, the operations room, is ready two months earlier than planned.

The Astute class, Britain’s advanced hunter killer

The Astute class are the largest, most advanced and most powerful attack submarines ever operated by the Royal Navy, combining world leading sensors, design and weaponry in a versatile vessel.

Last minute training for pilots ahead F-35 operations on HMS Queen Elizabeth

Four F-35B pilots are completing final training in the US ahead of HMS Queen Elizabeth’s arrival next month. 

Lightning pilots put in last minute training for HMS Queen Elizabeth flights

Four test pilots are getting in last-minute training ready to take their specially-modified stealth fighters aboard HMS Queen Elizabeth next month, say the Royal Navy.

Source: Royal Navy pilot to be first to land on HMS Queen Elizabeth

A source has confirmed that Royal Navy Commander Nathan Gray will be the first to land the F-35B on HMS Queen Elizabeth next month. 

New Zealand announces procurement of new naval dive tender

The Royal New Zealand Navy is to restore the diving and hydrographic support capability lost following the decommissioning of HMNZS Resolution and HMNZS Manawanui with the purchase of a Norwegian built offshore support vessel.

Britain purchases MK54 lightweight torpedo kits destined for P-8 Poseidon

A $40 million contract has been awarded for the production of MK54 Mod 0 lightweight torpedo kits for the US, UK, Canada, Australia and Taiwan.

HMS Queen Elizabeth and her first F-35s, what’s happening?

HMS Queen Elizabeth recently departed her home port bound for the United States in trials that will see her land fast jets on deck for the first time.

NATO vessels sail with Japanese Training Squadron

Standing NATO Maritime Group One (SNMG1) participated in a Passing Exercise (PASSEX) with a Japan Maritime Self Defense Force training squadron.



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