Most Read News, April 20 – 26, 2015

HMS Prince of Wales’ Bridge Ready for First Sea Voyage

The most iconic section of the second Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carrier has been loaded out of its dock hall in Glasgow ahead of its first sea voyage to Rosyth.

VolkerStevin to Prepare HMNB Portsmouth for New Aircraft Carriers

VolkerStevin has been awarded a £34m design and build contract to reconstruct the jetty at Her Majesty’s Naval Base Portsmouth (HMNB Portsmouth) to house the new Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carriers.

Egyptian Navy’s First GOWIND Corvette Launched

DCNS started cutting metal for the very first GOWIND® 2500 corvette under construction in Lorient, in the presence of high representatives of the Egyptian Navy.

Australian, New Zealand Navy Vessels Head to Gallipoli

In the western reaches of the Indian Ocean two Anzac class frigates, Australia’s HMAS Anzac and New Zealand’s HMNZS Te Kaha, met up with the Australian Navy’s battle tanker, HMAS Success, marking the next stage of the journey by the three ships to the Mediterranean for Centenary of Anzac commemorative events.

US Navy’s New LCS to Be Named USS St. Louis

US Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus recently announced that the next Freedom-variant littoral combat ship (LCS) will be named USS St. Louis.