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Babcock awards Type 31 Frigate Contract Worths £1.25 bn

Defence company Babcock has confirmed it has been awarded a £1.25 billion (£250 million for per ship) deal to build five Type...

Royal Navy’s Second Aircraft Carrier Makes Debut at Sea

Royal Navy's second giant aircraft carrier, HMS Prince of Wales, left the Rosyth Dockyard on the Forth to start sea trials. Passing under...

Royal Navy Welcomes the Newest Offshore Patrol Vessel HMS Medway

The Royal Navy's latest Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV), HMS Medway (P-223) has been commissioned with a ceremony in Chatham. The ceremony is...

Babcock Team 31 selected as preferred bidder for UK Type 31...

Babcock Team 31 has been selected by the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) as the preferred bidder to deliver its new warships....

BAE Systems Shows the Integration of the new USV with Royal...

The unmanned surface vessel named "Pacific 24" Rigid Inflatable Boat (P24 RIB) will be integrated with the combat system of HMS Argyll,...

UK and Indian Navies Hold KONKAN Bilateral Exercise

The 14th edition of KONKAN, annual bilateral exercises between Indian Navy and Royal Navy, is currently underway off the South Coast of...

Steel Cut Ceremony for the Newest Type 26 : HMS Cardiff

Cutting first piece of steel ceremony was conducted for the second Type 26 Global Combat Ship, HMS CARDIFF, by BAE Systems at...

UK Unrest about Russian Super Quiet Submarines

British authorities have repeatedly sounded the alarm about Russia's allegedly increasing activity in the North Atlantic and expressed concerns over Moscow's sophisticated...

BAE Systems Equipped Drone Boats with Guns

BAE Systems, one of the most succesful companies about unmanned systems, has successfully completed a series of trials on a ‘first of...

Royal Fleet Auxiliary Welcomes 4th Tide-Class Tanker

RFA Tideforce has been officially comissioned by Royal Fleet Auxiliary at a service of dedication ceremony at Portland Port in Dorset on...

UK to Send Nuclear Submarine to the Persian Gulf, just like...

Everyday we hear new moves at Iran-UK tanker seizure crisis, and tension at the Gulf is always at high level. According to...

HMS Prince of Wales is Confirmed to be Comissioned

After years of uncertainty, British government says HMS Prince of Wales will go into service with the Royal Navy. Kevan Jones, Member of...

Royal Navy Tested Lightweight Multirole Missile from HMS Sutherland

Amid an increasing threat from small boats used by terroists and suicide bombers, the Royal Navy has successfully tested the brand new...

Asymmetric Threat For British Ships Through Persian Gulf

Today UK press made an interesting claim about the security of warships heading to Persian Gulf. A British warship proceeding to the...

HMS Duncan is Underway to Persian Gulf

Tension between Iran and UK is not being reduced. After seizure of Iranian oil tanker by Gibraltar, Iran dared to board British...

UK’s Newest Aircraft Carrier Forced to Return to Base Due to...

The UK's new aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, has returned from sea trials early after a leak was found. When water on one...

Iranian Boats tried to Seize British Tanker at Hormuz

Tanker crisis between UK and Iran is growing day by day. Last week, the administration of Gibraltar seized an Iranian tanker named...

HMS Queen Elizabeth conducted trial firing exercise with her new Phalanx

UK Royal Navy's aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth was equipped with Phalanx Block 1B CIWS (Close-in Weapon System) on February 2019. On...

Tanker allegedly carrying crude oil from Iran to Syria stopped at...

On 4 July 2019, The British military forces stopped a tanker allegedly carrying crude oil from Iran to Syria by drilling the...

Baltic Protector Task Group Conducted Amphibious Exercise on Estonia Coast

The UK-Led task group, Baltic Protector, carried out amphibious landing exercise at Estonia coast on 4th July. The exercise came as part...

UK leads the largest exercise after a century

The UK on Friday pledged to boost defence of the Baltic states to deter a "more assertive" Russia as the British navy...

HMS MEDWAY will be the newest member of the Royal Navy

HMS MEDWAY (P223), is the second of five new River-class offshore patrol vessels currently underconstruction for the Royal Navy. She arrived at...

U.S. Navy uses modern airborne laser mine detection system during BALTOPS...

MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopters assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 28 take part in the exercise Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 2019. According to...

U.S. Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship 21 (Minneapolis-Saint Paul) Christened And Launched

The Lockheed Martin-led shipbuilding team launched Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) 21, the future USS Minneapolis-Saint Paulinto the Menominee River at the Fincantieri...

U.K. to convert ferries into warships

The U.K.  Ministry of Defence is to procure two civilian passenger ferries or cargo vessels and convert them into warships, the defence...

HMS Montrose to become first forward-deployed frigate in the Middle East

Warship HMS Montrose is preparing to become the Royal Navy’s first frigate to provide an enduring presence in the Gulf as part of the...

HMS Tamar is launched as HMS Medway gears up for maiden...

The second of the Royal Navy’s next-generation patrol ships makes her debut at sea next month – as the fourth ship entered the water...

A Royal Navy Pilot landed a F-35B on HMS Queen Elizabeth...

A Royal Navy Pilot landed a F-35B Joint Strike Fighter on the UK aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth for the firts time on Sept....

UK purchases Dreadnought submarine training upgrades for Faslane

The US State Department has approved the purchase of Dreadnought trainer upgrades and training for strategic systems programmes for the UK. According to the contract notice,...

HMS Dragon leaves Portsmouth for the Persian Gulf

HMS Dragon leaves Portsmouth for the Persian Gulf Portsmouth based HMS Dragon left her homeport today (Sept.18) to embark on an operational deployment to the...

BAE Systems has been formally named as preferred tenderer for Australia’s...

British defence giant BAE Systems has won a multi-billion pound contract from the Australian government to build nine new warships, marking a significant victory...

Royal Navy accepted Sea Ceptor Missile into service

HMS MONTROSE became the third warship to conduct Sea Ceptor test-firing and the system is officially accepted into service by the Royal Navy on...

CTF 150 NETS AN ENORMOUS DRUGS HAUL IN THE INDIAN OCEAN

International assets from Combined Task Force (CTF) 150, part of the Combined Maritime Forces (CMF), teamed up in a counter drugs operation in the...

HMS FORTH has been formally accepted by the UK MoD.

BAE Systems announced that HMS FORTH has been formally accepted by the UK MoD. She will be commissioned into Her Majesty’s fleet at her...

Minehunter HMS Cattistock has set off from Portsmouth to join SNMCMG1

Minehunter HMS Cattistock has set off from Portsmouth  to join the Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group 1 (SNMCMG1) as part of a three-month deployment...

Royal Navy frigate escorts Russian warships through English Channel

Royal Navy frigate HMS Westminster is escorting a Russian military task group through the English Channel and areas of UK interest. The Portsmouth-based Type 23...

Royal Navy destroyer HMS Duncan heads for NATO SNMG2 deployment

Royal Navy destroyer HMS Duncan heads for NATO SNMG2 deployment Royal Navy’s Type 45 destroyer HMS Duncan got underway from naval base Portsmouth on December...

Babcock And Thales Bid For Type 31e Light Frigate For Royal...

Babcock International Group PLC (BAB.L) Monday (Jan 8) said it launched a bid for UK Ministry of Defence's new 1.25 billion pound Type 31e...

Second drug haul in a week as HMAS Warramunga seizes $181...

Second drug haul in a week as HMAS Warramunga seizes $181 million of illegal narcotics Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Warramunga, with support from a...

Pakistan Navy Flotilla visited Muscat Oman

Pakistan Navy Flotilla visited Muscat for good will and training purposes recently. The flotilla comprising Submarine HURMAT along with sail ship PNS RAHNAWARD and...

Brazil announce purchase of HMS Ocean for £84 million

Brazil announce purchase of HMS Ocean for £84 million Brazil defence community has confirmed the purchase of British helicopter carrier HMS Ocean. The first group of...

Royal Navy frigate HMS St Albans escorted a Russian warship.

Royal Navy frigate HMS St Albans escorted a Russian warship through the North Sea and areas of UK interest on Christmas Day. The Portsmouth-based Type...

UK takes Delivery of final F-35B Lightning of this year

The UK has taken delivery of its 14th F-35B Lightning II which flew into Beaufort, South Carolina, to take its place as part of...

The Queen has officially welcomed the UK’s new aircraft carrier, HMS...

The Queen has officially welcomed the UK's new aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, at a ceremony to commission it into the Royal Navy fleet. The...

Brazilian government authorises the navy to begin efforts to purchase HMS...

Brazil’s Ministry of Defence on 1 December authorised the navy to begin efforts to purchase the UK Royal Navy’s HMS Ocean landing platform helicopter. The Brazilian...

NATO SNMCMG2 Participates in Turkish-led Exercise NUSRET 2017

 Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group Two (SNMCMG2) is participating in the Turkish-led maritime exercise NUSRET 2017 in the Aegean Sea off Canakkale, Turkey. SNMCMG2, consisting...

Lockheed Martin Space Systems is being awarded a modification to a...

Lockheed Martin Space Systems is being awarded a modification to a previously awarded contract for Trident II (D5) submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) deployed system...

Royal Navy frigates at Portsmouth and Devonport reorganised

The Royal Navy is to shuffle the home bases of its Type 23 Frigates based at Portsmouth and Devonport. The changes, announced by Defence Secretary...

Supercarrier HMS Queen Elizabeth recently arrived back home after a “successful”...

Supercarrier HMS Queen Elizabeth recently arrived back home after a “successful” second phase of sea trials. The Aircraft Carrier Alliance, which is currently in charge...

NATO Maritime Groups Participate in Greek-led Exercise NIRIIS 2017

Standing NATO Mine Countermeasures Group Two (SNMCMG2) and Standing NATO Maritime Group Two (SNMG2) are participating in the Greek-led maritime exercise NIRIIS 2017 just...

Royal Navy frigate HMS Somerset shadowed a Russian naval destroyer through...

Royal Navy frigate HMS Somerset shadowed a Russian naval destroyer through the Moray Firth this weekend. Somerset, a Plymouth-based Type 23 frigate, detected and monitored...

Royal Navy submarines could soon launch drones from beneath the waves.

Royal Navy submarines could soon launch drones from beneath the waves. The cameras can spy from the sky for two-and-a-half hours and travel at up...

Vice-Admiral Kulakov has passed through the English Channel

The Russian Northern Fleet’s large anti-submarine destroyer Vice-Admiral Kulakov has passed through the English Channel and is continuing along its long route in the...

A Sailor From HMS Dragon has received the Queen’s Gallantry Medal

A sailor from HMS Dragon has received the Queen’s Gallantry Medal for helping in the rescue of 14 sailors from a racing yacht. LS Sally...

The guided-missile destroyer USS O’Kane (DDG 77) departed Joint Base Pearl...

The guided-missile destroyer USS O'Kane (DDG 77) departed Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam for an independent deployment to the Western Pacific, Nov. 3. O'Kane has a...