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  • 9 June 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A Royal UK Navy minehunter has been working alongside NATO forces in the Mediterranean to practise hunting and destroying mines as part of an international task force.   HMS Blyth exercised her skills as part of Standing NATO Mine Counter Measures Group 2 (SNMCMG2) which is made up of ships from the UK, Italy, Spain, […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Training & Education

    Royal Navy sailors, airmen and Royal Marines will be taking part in the largest military exercise in Western Europe this year. Exercise Joint Warrior takes place during April 13-29 in the waters off, skies above and soil of Scotland. More than a dozen Royal Navy (RN) warships and submarines are committed to the annual war […]

  • 23 September 2014
    Authorities

    Royal Naval Reservists have been playing their part in exercises on board the Royal Navy’s Landing Platform Helicopter ship, HMS Ocean, with a high tempo, fast moving scenario.   The Plymouth-based ship only recently came out of a major refit and has been regenerating her Ship to Objective Manoeuvre (STOM) capability while in exercise in […]

  • 7 April 2014
    Training & Education

    As a casualty with severe injuries arrives on board RFA Argus following a battlefield skirmish, Royal Navy doctors, nurses and surgeons move into position to begin their fight to save her life.   Moving her down into the Primary Casualty Receiving Facility (PCRF)on board the ship, the medical staff of 250 personnel are fully stood […]

  • 3 February 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    HMS Ramsey, a Royal Navy minehunting vessel joined her NATO counterparts in Kiel January 21 to practise mine countermeasure operations. The Sandown-class minehunter, usually based in Faslane, arrived in Kiel after first sailing through the famous 98-kilometre Kiel-canal. It took the ship 9 hours to complete the canal passage. Once in Kiel, the sailors attended the ceremony […]

  • 11 March 2013
    Training & Education

    Divers from ice patrol ship HMS Protector have been exploring beneath the waves in the somewhat chilly conditions of the Antarctic, producing rare images of the sights beneath the polar waters. Whether jumping into the crater of a dormant volcano, inspecting the wrecks of ships or photographing icebergs underwater, the diving team on board the […]

  • 28 June 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Navy sailors have received life-size replicas of the F-35 Lightning II jets to help them train for operations on the new aircraft carriers. The replicas are being moved around the tarmac at RNAS Culdrose, in Cornwall, as flight deck teams learn the art of working with the world’s most advanced warplanes. The Royal Naval […]

  • 17 May 2012
    Training & Education

      Main episode of the second day of the Pomor-2012 Russian-Norwegian naval exercise was antiaircraft drill; air targets were imitated by… (rusnavy) [mappress] Source: Russian Navy, May 17, 2012;

  • 12 June 2013
    Training & Education

    Naval reservists from 10 nations, including the UK, descended on New Zealand to practise their response to natural disasters. Exercise Bell Buoy saw the personnel, who form part of Maritime Trade Operations, rehearse how they would ensure merchant and military shipping could aid a country in the event of a humanitarian disaster such as flooding, […]

  • 7 July 2011
    Training & Education

      LAET Greg Coulter ‘dances‘ on the surface of the Indian Ocean as HMS Sutherland practises winching drills in the middle of a major amphibious exercise off the shores of Saudi Arabia. The Devonport-based Type 23 frigate is the escort for the Cougar 11 task group – the Navy’s key deployment of the year with […]

  • 28 October 2013
    Training & Education

    The Royal Navy and Royal Marines are putting all their core war fighting skills to the test as they launch into Exercise Omani Cougar. As the fourth major exercise of the ongoing Cougar 13 deployment, personnel are working alongside the Royal Navy of Oman to hold the intense six-day exercise. Royal Marines from 42 Commando, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 April 2013
    Training & Education

    Portsmouth-based Type 45 destroyer, HMS Diamond put her sailors to the test as she sailed to meet the rest of the Task Force near Cape Wrath for a Combined Amphibious Landing Forces Exercise later this week. HMS Diamond, which is affiliated to the cities of Aberdeen and Coventry, is to provide the air defence role […]

  • 8 November 2012
    Training & Education

    MORE than 170 members of the Royal Navy and Royal Marines have been practising their marching skills ahead of the Remembrance Sunday ceremony at the Cenotaph in London. MORE than 170 members of the Royal Navy and Royal Marines have been practising their marching skills ahead of the Remembrance Sunday ceremony at the Cenotaph in […]

  • 2 February 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    French Navy officer cadets welcomed their Britannia Royal Naval College counterparts aboard their training ship squadron recently. Eight Royal Navy Young Officers (YOs) sailed with the French Marine Nationale’s training ships’ week-end visit to Dartmouth. Accompanied by two staff officers from the College, the Royal Navy YOs were fully integrated with the bridge teams on their […]

  • 4 July 2013
    Training & Education

    A Royal Navy warship has returned from an annual multi-national exercise off the coast of Brest where she was joined by ships from France, Russia and the US. HMS Sutherland, a Plymouth-based Type 23 frigate, took part in gunnery drills, fought off multiple simulated attacks and practised evacuating civilians in the event of an emergency. […]

  • 2 April 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    On completion of their three-day visit, the Indian Naval Ships “TIR”, “KESARI”, “SUDARSHANI” and Indian Coast Guard Ship “VARUNA” joined with four Sri Lankan Naval Ships and six Fast Attack Craft in the seas off Trincomalee for a combined three-hour naval exercise in the morning hours on 30th March 2015. At the end of the […]

  • 10 October 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Navy’s fishery patrol vessel HMS Severn left duties behind to visit Cork and work with its Irish Navy counterpart Lé Orla off the Old Head of Kinsale. Both vessels fly the same blue and yellow pennant denoting a fishery squadron. Orla began life as HMS Swift, one of the Peacock class of boats patrolling waters around Hong Kong. […]

  • 9 January 2013
    Training & Education

    Royal Marines based on the deployed warship HMS Monmouth have been practising their ship-boarding skills to combat pirates and smugglers. Among the ship’s company of HMS Monmouth is a detachment of Royal Marines, vital for HMS Monmouth’s tasking at sea. One of the major roles of the Marines is conducting boarding missions against suspected pirates […]

  • 6 March 2013
    Training & Education

    Fishery Protection vessel HMS Mersey has taken part in a rare opportunity to practise winching training with a Merlin helicopter from Royal Naval Air Station Culdrose. The Portsmouth-based vessel was on a routine patrol of the UK’s fishery limits over the weekend when the wind increased, whipping up the water into dangerous swells – meaning […]

  • 24 November 2011
    Training & Education

    On 15 November, during the international exercise Nordic Archer 2011 near Norway, the Dutch frigate HNLMS Tromp fired two anti-aircraft missiles at a practice target. The Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile (ESSM) is used to protect ships from attacking aircraft or missiles.During Nordic Archer 2011, matters such as planning, amphibious operations and traditional military skills were […]

  • 4 September 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    A Royal Navy survey ship has helped out Her Majesty’s Coastguard helicopter by offering up her deck for winch training at sea. Returning to the UK after a recent North Sea survey, HMS Echo received a call for assistance from a Coastguard helicopter Agusta Westland AW139 as it was looking for a suitable platform to practise […]

  • 22 May 2012
    Training & Education

    The first part of FSUE “Rosmorport” ice breaker captains and senior assistants passed the training in Naval Training Centre of Admiral Makarov State Naval Academy. Academy specialists developed a specialized training program with regard for the experience of FSUE “Rosmorport” ice breaking fleet. Training aims are: practising the exercises on normal and emergency situations during […]

  • 18 November 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Sailors aboard Australian frigate HMAS Darwin and Canadian frigate HMCS Vancouver carried out boarding drills while they were en route to Auckland for the Royal New Zealand Navy’s 75th Anniversary International Naval Review. That was before both ships were retasked to assist the New Zealand with the response to the recent earthquake. Darwin’s boarding officer, Lieutenant James […]

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

    Nearly 1,500 Royal Navy sailors, Royal Marines, specialist divers are engaged in the world’s largest naval exercise dealing with the threat of mines. The core of the Royal Navy’s presence in the Middle East has joined more than 5,000 military personnel from more than 40 nations spread across six continents for the latest International Mine […]

  • 22 July 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Royal Navy warship HMS Iron Duke has tested its ‘soft kill’ systems in a rare series of firings off UK’s South coast. Designed to seduce, distract or confuse an incoming missile, the Sea Gnat and DLF were both used in the practice session – and it was the first time for many of the […]

  • 22 July 2011

    Apache helicopter pilots have found their sea legs on the unfamiliar setting of HMS Illustrious. The newly-refitted helicopter carrier – fresh from her £40m refit – has swapped Harrier jets for the imposing outlines of the Army gunships. Crews from 664 Squadron, 4 Regiment Army Air Corps, took the chance to bump neatly into position […]

  • 10 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Spanish frigate ESPS Santa Maria, currently deployed to Operation Atalanta, recently participated in an exercise with Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) ships JS Yuudachi and JS Yuugiri in the Gulf of Aden. The three warships sailed together in close formation and their Seahawk helicopters took the opportunity to practise cross-deck landings. In order to maintain […]