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  • 8 April 2011

      HMS Albion, HMS Sutherland and RFA Cardigan Bay, together with elements of 40 Commando Royal Marines, have set sail this week as the lead element of the Cougar 11 deployment to the Mediterranean and Middle East. The ships are sailing from HM Naval Base Devonport in Plymouth, and Marchwood in Southampton, between 6 and […]

  • 26 October 2017

    Several UK and international reports said the UK defense ministry is considering selling a number of its frigates and two amphibious ships to the navies of Brazil and Chile. Previous reports indicated that the two Albion-class landing platform docks were likely to be sold due to the UK defense ministry’s funding gap. Previously unreported were talks […]

  • 5 April 2017
    Training & Education

    The wings of the Royal Marines are ready for action with their French counterparts after a month’s training aboard the FS Mistral. Two Merlins from 845 NAS are assigned to the assault ship throughout her six-month deployment to the Indian and Pacific Oceans – the first time the green Merlins have gone on operations since […]

  • 19 February 2014
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    GE’s Power Conversion business has been awarded a development contract to further explore the opportunities presented by adopting DC distribution technology in Royal Navy ships.   The company has been working closely with the U.K. Ministry of Defence (MoD) for many years on electric propulsion programs, which now propel most of the Royal Navy’s surface […]

  • 19 March 2013
    Training & Education

    Royal Naval Reserves from HMS Flying Fox and Bristol’s University Royal Navy Unit HMS Dasher have recently conducted combined sea training in the Bristol Channel. Lieutenant Ian Woodward RNR, a commissioned officer in Bristol’s Royal Naval Reserve Unit, HMS Flying Fox, has spent some time on board HMS Dasher alongside Bristol students who are part […]

  • 17 February 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors and marines are gearing up for winter exercises in Norway alongside a dozen other nations and 13,000 troops. Around 2,000 Royal Navy personnel and the nation’s flagship HMS Bulwark, among other ships, squadrons and units, are committed to Cold Response which begins next month in the Arctic Circle. It’s the first time in two […]