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French-British Task Force Busts Indian Ocean Smugglers

By Royal Navy News 2017-05-16 21:14:26

A French-British task force has dealt a $100 million blow to terrorists after scoring the second major drugs bust in a month. On May 10, Australian frigate HMAS...


Royal Navy Escorts Russian Sub Through English Channel

By Royal Navy News 2017-05-09 20:44:05

Royal Navy warship HMS Somerset has shadowed a Russian submarine as it passed through the English Channel. The Plymouth-based ship located the Kilo-class diesel-electric...


Photos: Royal Navy Launches New Attack Submarine

By Royal Navy News 2017-04-28 18:58:39

Audacious, the fourth of seven Astute-class attack submarines being built for the Royal Navy was launched today at Barrow-in-Furness. The 97-metre long, 7,400 tonne...


HMS Daring Visits Black Sea Port

By Royal Navy News 2017-04-27 18:46:47

Type 45 destroyer HMS Daring today sailed from Romania to continue her operational deployment in the Black Sea. Fresh from security operations in the Gulf, the...


Royal Navy Escorts Russian Warships Through the Channel

By Royal Navy News 2017-04-17 17:56:33

On Saturday, Royal Navy frigate HMS Sutherland escorted two Russian warships that were expected to sail through the English Channel overnight. The Type 23 frigate...


HMS St. Albans Gives Students an Intro to Life at Sea

By Royal Navy News 2017-04-10 18:13:41

Schoolchildren whose parents all serve in the Armed Forces were given an insight into life at sea after spending a day on board Type 23 frigate HMS St Albans. The 32...


New Royal Navy Fleet Oiler Arrives in Port of Falmouth

By Royal Navy News 2017-04-03 14:42:33

The first of the Royal Navy's new support ships, RFA Tidespring, has arrived in the UK ready for the next stage of work which will bring her into service. The...


Royal Navy Minehunting Crew Reassigned to Fishery Patrol

By Royal Navy News 2017-03-31 17:50:56

Minehunting crews are returning to fishery duties after a decade's absence so that their counterparts can bring a new generation of patrol ships into service. As...


UK Acts to Protect Naval War Graves from Scrap-Hunters

By Royal Navy News 2017-03-24 19:53:04

Three of the most hallowed sites in Royal Navy history will be protected from plunderers as the Government takes steps to safeguard 13 Great War...


Royal Navy Deploys Bikes, Electric Vans at Portsmouth

By Royal Navy News 2017-03-16 11:57:51

White, grey and red vehicles will help sailors and civilians improve Portsmouth Naval Base's green credentials thanks to not one but two new transport and health...

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