The ships are the largest ever built for the Royal Navy and the carriers are powered by GE’s energy-efficient, integrated full-electric propulsion system.
Royal Navy patrol ship HMS Tyne has shadowed a Russian vessel through the English Channel on Christmas Day.
Sailors and Royal Marines have dealt a pre-Christmas blow to terrorists with a £3.3m drugs bust in the Middle East. The crew of destroyer HMS Defender pounced on a suspicious dhow as they swept the northern Arabian Sea for smugglers and traffickers.
Royal Navy survey ship HMS Protector smashed through nearly 300 miles of Antarctic ice to help scientists begin a five-year mission to understand how West Antarctica is contributing to global sea-level rise.
Rolls-Royce has signed two contracts with BAE Systems to supply low-noise propellers and mission bay handling technologies for the UK Royal Navy’s new Type 26 Global Combat Ship.
Her Majesty The Queen has commissioned the UK’s new aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth into the Royal Navy.
GE’s Marine Solutions has recently successfully delivered its electrical power and propulsion system to the U.K. RFA fleet of four Tide class MARS tankers, which will deliver fuel and water to Royal Navy vessels around the world.
Neither U.S. sailors nor civilian personnel were involved in so-called “drug-fueled” parties with members of the crew of the U.K. nuclear ballistic missile submarine HMS Vigilant.
Royal Navy divers have destroyed a test torpedo which had been speared by the anchor of a merchant vessel – that was also carrying fuel – in Portland.