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Royal Air Force Poseidon P-8A MPA launches 1st torpedo

An RAF Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft has released a torpedo for the first time, Royal Air Force and Navy announced. A Poseidon (P-8A) aircraft from 120 Squadron, based at RAF Lossiemouth, dropped a recoverable exercise variant of the Mark 54...

Type 26 Frigate: Versatile Member of the Royal Navy

Type 26 frigate is an advanced anti-submarine warship that will replace the Type 23 frigates. The program began in 1998, under what was then known as the Future Surface Combatant. With the end of the Cold War, it was...

2 decommissioned British minehunters set to be transferred to Ukraine

The Royal Navy decommissioned two Sandown-class minehunters, HMS Blyth (M-111) and HMS Ramsey (M-110), during a formal ceremony held in Rosyth, Scotland, the Royal Navy announced. Her Commanding Officer Lieutenant Commander Simon Henderson said: “The whole crew are immensely proud...

Queen Elizabeth CSG enters Indian Ocean region

The UK Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 2021, led by HMS Queen Elizabeth, has sailed into the Indian Ocean Region has recently transited the Suez Canal, the UK MoD announced. Following a series of successful engagements and operations in the Mediterranean,...

UK, Dutch, and U.S. Naval Forces Conduct Joint Exercise in the Gulf of Aden

The Queen Elizabeth (UK) and Ronald Reagan carrier strike groups (CSG), alongside the Iwo Jima amphibious ready group (ARG), conducted a large scale joint interoperability exercise in the Gulf of Aden, July 12. The combined, bilateral surface, air and sub-surface...

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