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  • 29 October 2013
    Training & Education

    Amphibious assault ship HMS Bulwark welcomed His Highness Mohammed Bin Salim Al Said, Head of Protocol Department for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, to the official reception and capability demonstration held during her recent visit to Muscat, Oman. The event was to demonstrate the capabilities of HMS Bulwark, part of the Response Force Task Group, […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    With less than a week to go before they arrive back in the UK, HMS Bulwark’s embarked Royal Marines put on a showstopper by storming a beach in Gibraltar. Exercise Sea Snake saw commandos from Charlie Company 40 Commando and 4 Assault Squadron Royal Marines (ASRM) land on East Beach in Gibraltar for a routine […]

  • 8 June 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    On a visit to HMS Bulwark, UK Defence Secretary Michael Fallon praised efforts being made by the Royal Navy in the Search and Rescue operations in the Mediterranean. Mr Fallon’s visit came as HMS Bulwark was called to assist with its largest rescue operation since deploying last month, which has so far today seen over […]

  • 20 January 2016
    Authorities

    Royal Navy’s Fleet Amphibious flagship HMS Bulwark has sailed into 2016 with a new captain and several trophy additions. Captain James Parkin succeeded Captain Nick Cooke-Priest who departed the ship for a post in the Ministry of Defence in London. Parkin joined the Royal Navy as a Warfare Officer in 1997, and has served in HM Ships Berkeley, Manchester […]

  • 29 August 2013
    Training & Education

    The Commander of Naval Striking and Support Forces at NATO (STRIKFORNATO), Vice Admiral Frank Pandolfe USN, has paid a visit to the Royal Navy’s Fleet Flagship HMS Bulwark. VAdm Pandolfe took the opportunity to visit the ship while she was alongside in Lisbon as part of a multi-national exercised called Cougar 13. The aim of […]

  • 8 December 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Navy amphibious assault ship, HMS Bulwark, has returned to Plymouth from operations in the Mediterranean after leading a major Royal Navy deployment. The Plymouth-based ship was leading this year’s exercise Cougar comprising exercises with the French Navy off Corsica and then Exercise Trident Juncture, the largest NATO exercise for a decade involving 30 nations, […]

  • 15 September 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Navy’s amphibious warship HMS Bulwark set sail on September 12 to lead a major exercise to the Adriatic and Arabian Seas. Plymouth-based HMS Bulwark has spent the last four weeks preparing for this autumn’s annual Joint Expeditionary Force (Maritime) (JEF) deployment with a combination of training off the SW Coast and essential maintenance alongside in Devonport […]

  • 9 July 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Royal Navy’s Amphibious Assault Ship HMS Bulwark is on her way back to Devonport today after conducting a humanitarian mission in the Mediterranean. During her 60 day mission, HMS Bulwark rescued almost 5000 people from their stricken wooden and rubber boats, including many pregnant women and unaccompanied children, often suffering from exposure, dehydration and sea sickness after […]

  • 3 December 2012
    Training & Education

    The amphibious warship HMS Bulwark returned to her home base of Plymouth last week after two months with the largest Royal Naval deployment of the year in the Mediterranean. The command and control ship led the UK’s Response Force Task Group (RFTG) on Exercise Cougar 12, consisting of the helicopter carrier HMS Illustrious, Plymouth-based HMS Montrose […]

  • 1 May 2013
    Training & Education

    The Royal Navy’s Fleet Flagship, HMS Bulwark, will arrive in North Shields for a week-long visit, during which her ship’s company will cement the already strong relationship with affiliated County Durham. HMS Bulwark is playing a lead role in the forthcoming Battle of Atlantic 70th anniversary commemorations, which take place in Liverpool from May 24-28 […]

  • 30 November 2012
    Training & Education

    The amphibious warship HMS Bulwark is due to return to the South West of England today (Friday) after two-months with the largest Royal Naval deployment of the year in the Mediterranean. The Plymouth-based assault ship is due to berth at about midday tomorrow in HM Naval Base Devonport. The command and control ship led the […]

  • 13 May 2015
    Authorities

    Royal Navy’s HMS Bulwark is conducting its largest tasking to date as part of the coordinated response to the migrant crisis in the Mediterranean. The Royal Navy flagship was alerted to four craft in potential distress approximately 40 miles off the coast of Libya. Each 30-foot inflatable boat were reported to be carrying approximately 100 […]

  • 16 December 2016
    Training & Education

    Hundreds of happy families and friends welcomed home their loved ones on board HMS Bulwark on December 14th, as the ship returned home from a three-month deployment in time for Christmas. The crew of the Royal Navy’s amphibious flagship HMS Bulwark arrived to a warm welcome fit for heroes after the successful amphibious flagship role […]

  • 31 May 2016
    Authorities

    Royal Navy’s HMS Bulwark arrived alongside in Kirkwall, the capital of the Orkney Islands, to take part in the commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Jutland. Fleet flagship HMS Bulwark will be supporting the Jutland 100 national commemorations at Kirkwall and at Lyness Cemetery with her sailors, marines and landing craft playing a […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Authorities

    HMS Bulwark, the Royal Navy’s Fleet Flagship, celebrated her tenth birthday at Plymouth.   The crew of the Plymouth-based amphibious landing ship was joined by over 300 family members whilst alongside in HM Naval Base Devonport to celebrate this significant milestone in the life of the Fleet Flagship. HMS Bulwark was launched in November 2001 […]

  • 26 August 2013
    Training & Education

    HMS Bulwark sailed from Lisbon with Portuguese Marines embarked for a short training exercise in order to share knowledge, experience and skills of amphibious operations. The 38 Portuguese Marines received a demonstration on the equipment used by HMS Bulwark’s Assault Squadron Royal Marines (ASRM), including the Rapid Beach Profiling System (RBPS) used by the Amphibious […]

  • 9 September 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Her Majesty’s Ambassador Nicholas Cannon has visited HMS Bulwark as the Fleet Flagship held an evacuation exercise with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) near Vlore in Albania. Mr Cannon took the opportunity to visit Bulwark to gain a greater appreciation of the utility and capacity which a Royal Navy ship is able to provide […]

  • 24 May 2013
    Training & Education

    HMS Bulwark arrived in Liverpool yesterday to join a host of other Royal Navy and foreign warships to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Battle of the Atlantic. Over 30 military and civilian ships and a variety of aircraft, including the Royal Navy Historic Flight’s Swordfish, will take part in events to commemorate the sacrifice […]

  • 21 November 2013
    Authorities

    Commodore Paddy McAlpine, Commander United Kingdom Task Group, met his US Navy counterpart, Captain Malcolm Potts, Commander Amphibious Squadron One, in the waters off Djibouti to discuss continuing amphibious interoperability between the two allies. Captain Potts, based on board USS Boxer, and Colonel Taylor USMC, Commanding Officer 13th Marine Expeditionary Unit, visited HMS Bulwark, Flagship […]

  • 22 February 2012
    Training & Education

    From February 15th to 21st, Royal Navy Flagship HMS “Bulwark” was visiting Poland. Two days before entering the port of Gdynia the Flagship was cooperating with the Polish Navy along the Polish coast. On Friday (Feb. 17th at 10 AM), HMS “Bulwark” entered Gdynia. During the weekend the ship was visited by more than 4000 […]

  • 9 May 2013
    Training & Education

    The Royal Navy’s Fleet Flagship, HMS Bulwark, has arrived in the Dutch port of Rotterdam to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the formation of the United Kingdom-Netherlands Landing Force (UKNLLF). The main events during the visit will be a combined amphibious demonstration, highlighting the high level of joint working between Dutch and UK maritime forces. […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Authorities

    Royal Navy’s HMS Bulwark entered HMNB Portsmouth yesterday, May 25, as part of preparations for commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Jutland in and around Scapa Flow in the Orkney Islands, Scotland. The Devonport-based amphibious assault ship is in port to embark the massed band of the Royal Marines, and the Royal Navy’s ceremonial […]

  • 18 November 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Royal Navy Sailors and Marines practised taking down pirates in the Indian Ocean. Plymouth-based HMS Bulwark and Portsmouth-based HM Ships Chiddingfold and Penzance, as well as Royal Fleet Auxiliary Cardigan Bay, have been training with the US Navy’s minehunters USS Dexterous and USS Devastator. It was all part of the ongoing International Mine Counter Measures Exercise […]

  • 30 April 2013
    Training & Education

    The Commanding Officers of the Royal Navy’s Fleet Flagship, HMS Bulwark, and HNLMS Rotterdam found a lull in the action of Exercise Joint Warrior to establish an affiliation between the two amphibious ships and recognise the strong relationship between their respective navies and amphibious forces. The amphibious affiliation between the Royal Navy and the Royal […]

  • 29 November 2013
    Authorities

    HMS Bulwark has visited the Libyan port of Tripoli in support of a ministerial visit from the UK. The ship, which is part of the Royal Navy’s Response Force Task Group (RFTG) and has been taking part in the Cougar 13 deployment, called in to Tripoli to support a visit by UK Minister for the […]

  • 24 November 2014
    Training & Education

    Sailors and Royal Marines played out scenes reminiscent of Captain Phillips as they practised taking down pirates in the Indian Ocean. Plymouth-based HMS Bulwark and Portsmouth-based HM Ships Chiddingfold and Penzance, as well as Royal Fleet Auxiliary Cardigan Bay, have been training with the US Navy’s minehunters USS Dexterous and USS Devastator. It was all […]

  • 28 May 2013
    Training & Education

    Assault ship HMS Bulwark hosted the Battle of the Atlantic reception in Liverpool at the start of the commemorative long weekend. In attendance at the event were many survivors from the battle. The First Sea Lord, Admiral Sir George Zambellas was present along with Fleet Commander, Vice Admiral Philip Jones, and many other senior officers. Speeches […]

  • 16 May 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Navy’s Albion-class assault ship HMS Bulwark has returned to Plymouth, England after five weeks of exercises and training across the UK. Leaving Plymouth in early April, the ship took part in Exercise Griffin Strike with other UK and French units including HMS Ocean for advanced naval warfare training off Plymouth and then complex and demanding amphibious operations […]

  • 13 November 2013
    Training & Education

    The Royal Navy’s Fleet Flagship HMS Bulwark has paid a short visit to Pakistan while deployed as part of the UK’s Response Force Task Group. The ship arrived in Karachi to demonstrate her amphibious skills to the Pakistan Marines with J Company, 42 Commando Royal Marines, and 4 Assault Squadron Royal Marines (ASRM) explaining how […]