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EU Shipping And US Naval Leaders Are Estranged Despite NATO Budget Boost

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain Editorial) Amid escalating tensions in the Red Sea, marked by attacks on Israeli and European-owned vessels, and ongoing war

December 16, 2023
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USS Carney underway at night in the suez canal
Navy

USS Carney Shoots Down Another 14 Houthi Drones

By Brendan Murray and Charles Capel (Bloomberg) The US Navy said it shot down 14 drones in the Red Sea launched from Houthi-controlled areas of Yemen as

December 16, 2023
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Thursday, October 12, 2023
Photo shows a Merlin Helicopter from 845 Naval Air Squadron recovering to the flight deck of RFA ARGUS. Photo courtesy UK Royal Navy
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Britain Sends Two Auxiliary Ships to Support Israel

Royal Fleet Auxiliary vessels RFA Argus and RFA Lyme Bay are being deployed to support Israel in the Eastern Mediterranean LONDON, Oct 12

October 12, 2023
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RFA Proteus alongside HMS Belfast in London, October 9, 2023. UK Royal Navy Photo
Defense

RFA Proteus: UK’s New ‘Guardian of Underwater Infrastructure’ Enters Service

Britain’s new underwater surveillance ship, RFA Proteus, was officially commissioned into service where its primary mission will be to protect key

October 12, 2023
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Saturday, March 4, 2023
British Navy Says It Seized Smuggled Iranian Weapons In Gulf Of Oman
Navy

British Navy Says It Seized Smuggled Iranian Weapons In Gulf Of Oman

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain’s Royal Navy said on Thursday it had seized Iranian weapons, including anti-tank guided missiles, last month from a

March 4, 2023
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Tuesday, January 31, 2023
UK Royal Navy Welcomes New Mine-Hunting ‘Mother Ship’
Defense

UK Royal Navy Welcomes New Mine-Hunting ‘Mother Ship’

The UK Royal Navy is welcoming the arrival in Plymouth of a new mine-hunting ‘mother ship’ that will soon be used to launch drones and protect UK

January 31, 2023
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Monday, January 9, 2023
Royal Navy Rescues Five from Sinking Tug in the Caribbean
Shipping

Royal Navy Rescues Five from Sinking Tug in the Caribbean

The crew of a Royal Navy offshore patrol vessel rescued five seafarers from a sinking tugboat in the Caribbean. The rescue took place Friday afternoon when the

January 9, 2023
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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
Naval Shipbuilding Returning to Belfast’s Harland & Wolff
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
Sunak Cancels Boris Johnson’s Yacht To Build Pipeline And Cable Protection Ships
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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
Russia Considers Retaliation Against UK After Blaming Royal Navy For Nord Stream Blast
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
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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
British Navy Seized Smuggled Iranian Missiles
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
British Navy Rejects Plan to Push Back Channel Migrant Boats
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
Total Views: 1834

Tuesday, October 12, 2021
UK Royal Navy Ship to Conduct Gulf of Guinea Security Patrols
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
Total Views: 2866

Monday, September 27, 2021
China Condemns Britain for Taiwan Strait Warship Mission
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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