Most Read News, May 11 – 17, 2015

US, UK Plan Future Joint Carrier Operations

One of the highest-ranking women in the US Armed Forces has met with her Royal Navy counterparts to plan future joint carrier operations.

HMS Scott Returns to Sea

After a refit at HM Naval Base, Devonport, the Royal Navy’s fourth largest warship, has sailed to sea.

USS Fort Worth Ends Routine Patrol near Spratly Islands

Littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) arrived to Subic Bay, Philippines, on May 13 to resupply after a weeklong routine patrol in international waters and airspace of the South China Sea near the Spratly Islands.

Turkey Orders LPD Vessel for Its Navy

On May 7, during IDEF 2015, the Defence exhibiton in Istanbul, the Turkish shipyard SEDEF has signed a contract with the SSM for the design and construction of one LPD ship for the Turkish Navy.

HMS Protector Sails Home to Plymouth

The Royal Navy’s specialist ice-breaking survey ship HMS Protector has arrived in Plymouth – her new base-port – for the first time, to a warm welcome from families and friends.