The UK Carrier Strike Group’s globe-spanning maiden deployment will feature visits to India, Japan, Republic of Korea and Singapore, Defence Secretary Ben Wallace will announce.
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.
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.
Britain’s future flagship HMS Queen Elizabeth sailed into her home port of Portsmouth for the first time on 16th August.
Largest warship built in Britain, the aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth is set to enter her new home in Portsmouth in around two weeks.
Production of the UK Royal Navy’s new Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs) has started on 10th October, with the first steel cut at BAE Systems in Glasgow.