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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....

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...

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.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...

World’s first ‘Quantum’ compass

After millions of pounds of funding from the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) under the UK National Quantum Technologies Programme, British scientists have constructed...

HMCS Toronto arrived in Belfast for repairs after power loss

HMCS Toronto lost power on Monday (Oct. 29) night off the coast of the United Kingdom. For the second time in days, a Canadian frigate...

Chemring revealed a new 130 mm RF decoy

UK-based Chemring Countermeasures in cooperation with Japan IHI Aerospace has revealed a new 130 mm radio frequency (RF) decoy. Given the name TORERO, the new...

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...

The Royal Saudi Navy handed over command of CTF152 to the...

The Royal Saudi Navy (RSN) today handed over command of Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) Combined Task Force 152 (CTF152) to the Kuwait Coast Guard...

The largest ever Bright Star manoeuvres started on Sep 8.

The exercises are scheduled to take place from 8 to 20 September at the Mohamed Naguib Base, west of Alexandria, and in designated areas...

Mine Counter Measures Exercise DYNAMIC MOVE 18-2 Underway

The second part of NATO mine countermeasures leadership exercise Dynamic Move 18 started in La Spezia, Italy September 3 with 60 navy personnel and...

Britain purchases MK54 lightweight torpedo kits for P-8 Poseidon

A $40 million contract has been awarded for the production of MK54 Mod 0 lightweight torpedo kits for the US, UK, Canada, Australia and...

Brazil’s new helicopter carrier ATLANTICO A140 arrived at her new homeport

Brazil's new helicopter carrier ATLANTICO A140, the former HMS OCEAN L12, arrived at her new homeport of Rio de Janeiro on Aug 25.

UK Defence Secretary opens new missile factory in Bolton

UK Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson opens new £50 m MBDA missile factory in Bolton, according to a 2 July statement by UK Ministry of...

UK to base a frigate at its new facility in Mina...

UK to base a frigate at its new facility in Mina Salman, Bahrain. The ship will remain in the Persian Gulf region with crews...

Rolls-Royce Gas Turbine Selected for Japan’s New Frigate 

Rolls-Royce reports it has been selected to supply its MT30 gas turbine to power a new class of frigates for the Japan Maritime Self...

HMS OCEAN, UK’s largest warship was decommissioned

UK's largest warship was decommissioned by the Queen Elizabeth in special ceremony in Plymouth on Mar 27. HMS Ocean, or the Mighty O, as she...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Lockheed Martin Wins $154M to Modernize US, UK Trident II (D5)...

Lockheed Martin is being awarded a $154 million contract to provide US and United Kingdom (UK) Trident II (D5) Strategic Weapon System Shipboard Integration...

Royal Navy completes Sea Ceptor  firing trials. 

The Royal Navy has successfully conducted the final First of Class firing trials of the new Sea Ceptor air defence system – completing the...

Leak found on HMS Queen Elizabeth.

The UK's new aircraft carrier, HMS Queen Elizabeth, is leaking because of a faulty seal. The Royal Navy's future flagship, which was commissioned by the...

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...

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...

HMS Sutherland to deploy to Asia Pacific region next year

UK Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has announced that the UK will send a second warship to the Asia Pacific region to strengthen relations with...

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...