HMS Echo assists stricken yacht

HMS Echo has rescued a yacht that became stranded in strong winds just off the UK South Coast.

No Type 26 Frigate deal unless it is ‘value for money’

The Type 26 Frigate contract will not be signed until it offers "value for money", Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has said.

HMS Dragon’s visit to Wales cancelled due to engine problems

Type 45 Destroyer HMS Dragon was due to dock in Cardiff on Friday but it has been reported that "propulsion problems" mean the ship cannot travel. A Royal Navy spokesman said: "Dragon has unfortunately had a propulsion problem which unfortunately means she won’t be able to get into Cardiff, though we have tried everything to get her there. It's just one...

MoD respond to claims regarding £11.5 billion Type 26 deal

It has been reported that the MoD has rejected BAE's offer to reduce the cost of the Type 26 programme by £275 million and promise to start work on time. The Sun and other sources recently claimed that the Ministry of Defence has "gone back" on a £11.5 billion deal for its fleet of new Type 26 warships "in order to...

Nuclear submarine in Gibraltar after Spain suggest talks

HMS Ambush has arrived in Gibraltar after Spain calls for 'Joint Control' of Gibraltar following Brexit.

£472 million boost for Clyde frigate programme

The MoD has announced a further £472 million for the Royal Navy’s Type 26 Frigate programme.

Expansion of submarine range ‘to cost fishermen £480,000 a year’

The Ministry of Defence want to increase the Raasay range in Scotland by 11 square miles.

UK-led Joint Expeditionary Force to sail in Autumn

The Joint Expeditionary Force is a British task force which will consist of forces from Denmark, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, the Netherlands and Norway.

RFA Tidespring continues sea trials

The RFA's new tanker Tidespring has been conducting builders sea trials off South Korea.

HMS Ocean completes BALTOPS deployment

HMS Ocean

Flagship HMS Ocean has completed her part in the BALTOPS war games staged by NATO in the Baltic.



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