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HMS Ocean leads significant NATO force in Baltic

HMS Ocean plays central role in the largest maritime exercise of the year. HMS Iron Duke and HMS Quorn also attend. Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) is an...

Steel cut on HMS Medway as HMS Forth begins to take...

Production of the second of the Royal Navy’s new Offshore Patrol Vessels, HMS Medway, has started today at Govan in Glasgow. The 90 metre OPV...

HMS Queen Elizabeth takes first fuel delivery

HMS Queen Elizabeth has taken a major step forward following the delivery of 500 tonnes of fuel for trials last month. DE&S was responsible for...

HMS Ocean assumes flagship role

HMS Ocean is to take over as the Royal Navy's fleet flagship today. The 21,000 tonne vessel is an amphibious assault ship and landing platform...

Wildcat lands on HMS Ocean

The new Wildcat helicopter has landed on the navy's helicopter carrier HMS Ocean for the first time during Exercise Joint Warrior in the North...

Thales chosen to provide Crowsnest AEW solution

The Ministry of Defence and Lockheed Martin UK have selected Thales as the preferred bidder to provide the RADAR and mission system at the heart...

HMS Dauntless deploys to the Gulf

The Type 45 destroyer will make several stops in the Mediterranean for training as well as visiting ports in a number of Gulf States...

HMS Argyll intercepts drug smugglers at sea

The Royal Navy frigate has reportedly seized £36m worth of cocaine from a vessel following a midnight chase across the Caribbean. This is the...

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...

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...