British Royal Navy

Monday, May 21, 2012

Ship Photo of The Day: Bow of HMS Queen Elizabeth Leaves Portsmouth

A huge section of hull for HMS Queen Elizabeth, the first of the Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers being built for the UK Royal Navy, left BAE

May 21, 2012
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Thursday, April 19, 2012

The Most Important British Vessel Sunk Off the Chinese Coast You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

In recent weeks, the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the RMS Titanic in the North Atlantic and the 3D re-release of 1997’s Oscar-winning

April 19, 2012
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SPOTD: HMS Daring Sails in Formation with USS Abraham Lincoln

On 22 March, HMS Daring joined formation with USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72), USNS Charles Drew (T-AKE 10), and USNS Joshua Humphreys (T-AO 188), to take part in

April 19, 2012
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Monday, April 2, 2012
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SPOTD: HMS DAUNTLESS in Black and White

The Royal Navy’s newest Type 45 destroyer, HMS Dauntless, departed on her maiden deployment to the south Atlantic where she and her crew will maintain a

April 2, 2012
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Saturday, March 10, 2012
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Final Stage of Sea Trials Underway for the Latest Type 45 Destroyer, DEFENDER

GLASGOW –  DEFENDER, the fifth Type 45 destroyer built by BAE Systems, has today set sail from the company’s Scotstoun shipyard to embark on her

March 10, 2012
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Sunday, February 26, 2012

Daring and Dauntless, the Royal Navy’s Next Generation Puts to Sea

HMS Daring (D32) is currently deployed to the Persian Gulf and the latest news is HMS Dauntless (D33) will be headed south to the Falkland Islands to relieve

February 26, 2012
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Wednesday, February 22, 2012
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Engineering News

DSME Wins £452M Contract to Build 4 Royal Navy Fleet Auxiliary Tankers

A new generation of 37,000-tonne tankers have been ordered for the Royal Navy fleet, the Ministry of Defense announced today. The new Military Afloat Reach and

February 22, 2012
Total Views: 112

Tuesday, January 31, 2012
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Royal Navy Hands Over Suspected Pirates to Face Prosecution in Seychelles

A group of pirates caught by a Royal Navy operation in the Indian Ocean will face justice in the Seychelles. RFA Fort Victoria – part of NATO’s

January 31, 2012
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Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Royal Navy Stops Somali Pirates in their Tracks [VIDEO]

This dramatic video shows UK forces stopping a group of Somali pirates that were trolling for ships in the Indian Ocean on January 13.  A total of thirteen

January 18, 2012
Total Views: 277

Monday, January 16, 2012
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Royal Navy and US Naval Forces Take Down Pirate Dhow, 13 Captured [VIDEO] Thirteen Somali pirates were captured on a dhow in the Indian Ocean on Friday by a combination of Royal Navy, Royal

January 16, 2012
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Thursday, January 5, 2012

U.K. Chimes In: Disrupting Strait of Hormuz would be “illegal and unsuccessful”

LONDON (Dow Jones)–Any attempt by Iran to disrupt the flow of oil through the Strait of Hormuz would be “illegal and unsuccessful”, U.K.

January 5, 2012
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Thursday, December 8, 2011
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Pirates Outmatched by Royal Navy Miniguns, Snipers, and Helicopters

SOMALI basin (COMBINED MARITIME FORCES) – The Royal Navy has struck at the heart of Somali piracy operating in the Somali basin.  RFA Fort Victoria

December 8, 2011
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Monday, October 31, 2011

A gCaptain Halloween – Navy Ships in Razzle Dazzle

Some of you may remember a cartoon which appeared during World War I, a drawing showing an inquisitive stranger talking with the gateman at a railway crossing.

October 31, 2011
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Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Enter the DRAGON – Royal Navy receives high-tech destroyer [PHOTOS]

DRAGON, the fourth Type 45 anti-air warfare destroyer built by BAE for the Royal Navy, has arrived in Portsmouth Naval Base, where she will be handed over to

August 31, 2011
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Thursday, August 18, 2011

Beat the Block [HEAVY LIFT PHOTOS]

Photo courtesy Royal Navy Yesterday, an 8,000-ton section of the HMS Queen Elizabeth, the first of the Queen Elizabeth class of supercarriers, began the 600

August 18, 2011
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Monday, August 15, 2011
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HMS Monmouth and Royal Marines Thwart Pirate Attack

Royal Marine Commandos board a merchant ship which had been attacked in the Red Sea. (ROYAL NAVY) In the fading light of an August afternoon, the specialist

August 15, 2011
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Tuesday, August 2, 2011
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Photo of the Week – Royal Navy fires at Libya

Image by LA(PHOT) Keith Morgan, Royal Navy 29 July 2011 (Royal Navy) HMS Sutherland practised Naval Gunnery Support (NGS) drills by firing High Explosive

August 2, 2011
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Tuesday, July 19, 2011
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HMS Edinburgh encounters heavy seas in the South Atlantic

image (c) Liam Beswick This is the South Atlantic (almost) at its most unforgiving as the “Fortress of the Sea” ploughed west for the Falklands

July 19, 2011
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Tuesday, July 12, 2011
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Heroic Royal Marine saves two yachtsmen in Cornish storm

Two yachtsmen owe their lives to the fliers of 771 Naval Air Squadron after a dramatic rescue in a gale 100 miles off Cornwall. Aircrewman Sgt Tony Russell RM

July 12, 2011
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Monday, July 4, 2011
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Royal Navy Thwarts Pirate Attack

Support ship Fort Victoria helped thwart an attack as pirates fired rockets at a merchant ship off Oman. 04 July 2011 Ten pirates in a couple of skiffs made

July 4, 2011
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