British Royal Navy


Friday, November 25, 2022
Naval Strike Missile Test
Navy

Kongsberg To Arm Royal Navy With Long-Range Missiles

UK and Norwegian authorities have today announced that they have agreed to further strengthen existing defense ties. The Royal Navy will receive the Naval

November 25, 2022
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Thursday, November 24, 2022
Babcock Yard Shed
Navy

‘Volatile World’ Boosts Warship Demand Says UK Shipbuilder

By Christopher Jasper (Bloomberg) London based Babcock International Group said it’s in discussions with five countries on three continents regarding orders

November 24, 2022
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Wednesday, November 16, 2022
Shipbuilding

Naval Shipbuilding Returning to Belfast’s Harland & Wolff

1,200 new jobs pledged as Harland & Wolff-led consortium is awarded a $1.9 billion Royal Navy contract LONDON, Nov 16 (Reuters) – Britain

November 16, 2022
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Wednesday, November 9, 2022
MSC

Sunak Cancels Boris Johnson’s Yacht To Build Pipeline And Cable Protection Ships

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Monday, the UK announced it canceled Boris Johnson’s National Flagship project. The flagship was an elegant yacht intended to

November 9, 2022
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Tuesday, November 1, 2022
Navy

Russia Considers Retaliation Against UK After Blaming Royal Navy For Nord Stream Blast

by Kevin Liffey (Reuters) – Russia said on Tuesday it was considering what “further steps” to take in connection with its allegation

November 1, 2022
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Sunday, October 9, 2022
Crystal Meth Taken From Fishing Boat
Navy

Royal Navy Seizes 870 Kilos Of Crystal Meth

A UK Royal Navy frigate seized 870 kilograms of crystal methamphetamine worth $45 million from a fishing vessel in the Middle East last week. The ship –

October 9, 2022
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Tuesday, August 30, 2022
HMS Prince of Wales
Grounding Incidents

UPDATE – UK Carrier HMS Prince Of Wales Incident

UPDATE: Today the Royal Navy news site Navy Lookout provided the following comments: “The reason HMS Prince of Wales could not begin her planned deployment

August 30, 2022
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Saturday, July 9, 2022
Maritime Security Incidents

British Navy Seized Smuggled Iranian Missiles

In early 2022, whilst on routine maritime security operations, Royal Navy ship HMS Montrose seized Iranian weapons from speedboats being operated by smugglers

July 9, 2022
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Thursday, May 26, 2022
Atlantic Conveyor Merchant Navy Ceremony
Incidents

UK Remembers Merchant Navy Sailors Lost In Falklands War

Atlantic Container Line (ACL) and Cunard have marked the 40th anniversary of the ‘darkest day in ACL’s history’ when its vessel, the Liverpool

May 26, 2022
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Wednesday, February 2, 2022
Defense

British Navy Rejects Plan to Push Back Channel Migrant Boats

LONDON, Feb 2 (Reuters) – Britain’s navy has rejected a plan to turn away boats illegally carrying migrants to its shores when it takes

February 2, 2022
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Tuesday, October 12, 2021
Defense

UK Royal Navy Ship to Conduct Gulf of Guinea Security Patrols

Britain’s Royal Navy will be sending the patrol ship HMS Trent to the Gulf of Guinea for security patrols and to provide support to West African allies.

October 12, 2021
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Monday, October 11, 2021
Royal Navy HMS Queen Elizabeth Carrier
Navy

Britain Reaffirms Asia ‘Tilt’ As New Carrier Arrives In Singapore

By Chen Lin (Reuters) Britain’s new aircraft carrier the HMS Queen Elizabeth made a stop in Singapore on Monday, part of a move to reassert itself

October 11, 2021
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Monday, September 27, 2021
Defense

China Condemns Britain for Taiwan Strait Warship Mission

BEIJING, Sept 27 (Reuters) – China strongly condemned Britain on Monday for sailing a warship through the sensitive Taiwan Strait, saying it was behavior

September 27, 2021
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Sunday, September 26, 2021
Maritime Security

UK Says Multiple Ships Of Various Nationalities Are Breaching North Korea Sanctions

LONDON, Sept 26 (Reuters) – Britain said on Sunday it had collected evidence of multiple ships from various nationalities apparently breaching United

September 26, 2021
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Saturday, September 18, 2021
Successor-class submarine
Navy

BAE Shipyard Wins UK Nuclear Submarine Contract

Britain awarded BAE Systems and Rolls-Royce Holdings 85 million pounds each to work on a new generation of nuclear submarines, a day after announcing a deal to

September 18, 2021
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Monday, September 6, 2021
Navy

HMS Queen Elizabeth Arrives In Japan

By Tim Kelly (Reuters) Britain showed off its HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier to Japan’s defence chief on Monday at a naval base near Tokyo, marking

September 6, 2021
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Sunday, July 25, 2021
Russian Sailors silhouette Sevastopol
Navy

Putin Authorizes Attacks On Royal Navy

by Andrey Ostroukh  (Reuters) The Russian navy can detect any enemy and launch an “unpreventable strike” if needed, President

July 25, 2021
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Tuesday, July 20, 2021
Navy

Royal Navy To Permanently Deploy Two Warships To Asia

by Tim Kelly (Reuters) Britain said on Tuesday it would permanently deploy two warships in Asian waters after its HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier and

July 20, 2021
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Tuesday, June 29, 2021
hms protector in arctic
Shipping

HMS Protector Sails Further North Than Any Other Royal Navy Ship in History

The Royal Navy’s HMS Protector has set a record for sailing closer to the North Pole than any other British surface ship in history. The Plymouth-based

June 29, 2021
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Thursday, June 24, 2021
hms-defender-royal-navy-uscg
Defense

Did Russia Try To Bomb A Royal Navy Ship?

Moscow said it fired warning shots and dropped bombs in the path of the British destroyer HMS Defender. Are the claims true? By Guy Faulconbridge (Reuters)

June 24, 2021
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