Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Monday, August 12, 2019
British Frigates Heads for Tanker Escort Mission in Persian Gulf
LONDON, Aug 12 (Reuters) – British warship HMS Kent set sail for the Gulf on Monday to join a U.S.-led mission protecting commercial shipping vessels in the region amid heightened...
Monday, March 11, 2019
Italian ConRo Abandoned in Bay of Biscay Due to Fire
Update: The Grande America has sunk in the Bay of Biscay. The crew of the HMS Argyll rescued 27 crew members of the roll-on/roll-off containership Grande America who were forced...
Thursday, February 21, 2019
Sunday, September 30, 2018
U.K. to Step Up Arctic Patrols to Counter Russian Polar Threat
By Kitty Donaldson (Bloomberg) — The U.K. will send Royal Marines to Norway’s Arctic training program because of the growing threat of Russian aggression in the area as the polar...
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
RMS St. Helena to Return as Anti-Piracy Armory in Gulf of Oman
By Joe Brock JOHANNESBURG, April 17 (Reuters) – The RMS St. Helena, Britain’s last working postal ship, was for nearly three decades the main source of contact between one of...
Saturday, April 7, 2018
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
U.K. Sells Royal Navy Flagship HMS Ocean to Brazil
By Tiago Ramos Alfaro (Bloomberg) — The U.K. has sold Royal Navy flagship HMS Ocean to Brazil for about 84 million pounds ($117 million) as new aircraft carrier HMS Queen...
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
British Warship to Conduct Freedom of Navigation Operation in South China Sea – Media
SYDNEY, Feb 13 (Reuters) – A British warship will sail through the South China Sea next month to assert freedom-of-navigation rights, British Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson said in remarks published...
Monday, January 8, 2018
British Navy Frigate Escorts Russian Ships Through English Channel
LONDON, Jan 8 (Reuters) – A British frigate escorted Russian ships through the English Channel on Monday, Britain’s defense ministry said, adding that it was the latest sign of an...
Tuesday, December 26, 2017
Britain Escorts Russian Ship Near National Waters Amid Strained Relations
LONDON, Dec 26 (Reuters) – A British ship escorted a Russian vessel as it passed near UK territorial waters over Christmas, Britain’s defense ministry said on Tuesday, adding that Russian...
Tuesday, December 19, 2017
Britain’s New £3 Billion Warship Has Sprung a Leak
LONDON, Dec 19 (Reuters) – Britain’s biggest ever warship, the new 3.1 billion pound ($4.2 billion) aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth, has a leak and needs repairs, the Ministry of...
Friday, November 3, 2017
HMS Queen Elizabeth Back at Sea for Second Phase of Sea Trials
The Royal Navy’s future flagship HMS Queen Elizabeth sailed from her homeport of Portsmouth Naval Base for the first time this week, embarking on her second set of sea trials...
Saturday, October 28, 2017
Wednesday, September 6, 2017
Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Britain To Build Five Navy Frigates To Boost Domestic Shipbuilding
LONDON (Reuters) – Britain will buy five new frigates as part of a new shipbuilding strategy aimed at boosting the navy and exports following decades of decline in the sector,...
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
PHOTOS: UK’s Biggest Warship HMS Queen Elizabeth Sails Into Portsmouth
By Peter Nicholls PORTSMOUTH, England, Aug 16 (Reuters) – Britain’s most advanced and biggest warship, the 65,000-tonne aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth, berthed for the first time at its home...
Thursday, June 29, 2017
Cyber Security at Sea – Microsoft XP on Carriers, Hacking Tridents & Spoofing GPS
When reporters were recently being given tours of the Royal Navy’s new “supercarrier,” HMS Queen Elizabeth, some were surprized to see a distinctive logo on several computer screens on the...
Monday, June 26, 2017
UK’s Biggest Warship HMS Queen Elizabeth Sets Sail for First Time
ROSYTH, Scotland, June 26 (Reuters) – Britain’s most advanced and biggest warship, 65,000-tonne aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth, set out on its maiden voyage on Monday from the Rosyth dockyard...
Saturday, April 15, 2017
Royal Navy Escorts Russian Warships Through Channel
(TheGuardian) The HMS Sutherland will monitor Steregushchiy-class corvettes Soobrazitelny and Boiky as well as a Russian support tanker and ocean-going tug when they sail close to UK territorial waters...
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