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  • 20 March 2013
    Training & Education

    Two hundred sailors from HMS Sultan will exercise their freedom of the borough of Gosport by marching through the town on Friday (March 22). The parade – the first in eight years – marks Gosport Borough Council’s recent updating of the original freedom status granted to the engineering training school in 1974. The change represents […]

  • 25 March 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The rain and bitterly cold temperature did not deter HMS Sultan’s 600 staff and trainees who turned out for their termly Ceremonial Divisions. The VIP, Rear Admiral Hockley MA MSc CEng FI-MarEST FCMI, inspected the Guard, the Royal Marines Band and the passing out platoons. The Admiral then presented medals and awards to Sultan personnel. […]

  • 8 January 2016
    Authorities

    Royal Australian Navy Commodore Jaimie Hatcher AM, Commander of Combined Task Force 150, thanked the Commanding Officer of the Pakistan Navy Ship (PNS) Tippu Sultan for their contribution to Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) whilst the ship was alongside in Bahrain. The visit took place before the ship sailed to the North Arabian Sea for the […]

  • 6 May 2013
    Training & Education

    It’s the end of an era for Commodore Mark Slawson as the commanding officer of HMS Sultan. Commodore Slawson made his exit in style, riding past in HMS Sultan’s own Super Sentinel steam lorry as the Ship’s Company wished him farewell. His departure from Sultan also marks the end of an impressive Naval career spanning […]

  • 8 October 2013
    Industry news

    The Royal Navy of Oman has organised a reception at Said bin Sultan Naval Base to welcome AL SHAMIKH, the first of the three Khareef class warships built by BAE Systems under the sultanate’s Project Khareef His Excellency Sayyid Badr bin Saud al Busaidi, Minister Responsible for Defence Affairs greeted the vessel upon its arrival […]

  • 1 March 2011

      The Naval Ship KRI “ Sultan Iskandar Muda 367” of Republic of Indonesia arrived at the Port of Colombo on a goodwill visit today (1st March 2011). On her arrival, she was ceremonially welcomed by the Sri Lanka Navy.   KRI “Sultan Iskandar Muda 367”, a Sigma Class vessel belonging to the Republic of […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    HMS Sultan was recently transformed into a small fictional Island called Leander as part of the Establishment’s trainees’ Operational Sea Training weekend.   Trainee technicians and officers from within the Royal Naval Air Engineering and Survival School (RNAESS) joined with their Defence School of Marine Engineering (DSMarE) counterparts to solve a number of challenging scenarios […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    For a period of 48 hours, Royal Navy’s HMS Sultan was transformed into a Type 46 Hurricane class frigate as the personnel of HMS Sultan took the chance to put their disaster relief skills to the test. Sultan Operational Sea Training (SOST) exercises are carried out twice a year within the Establishment and they offer […]

  • 24 May 2012
    Training & Education

    The Indonesian Naval Ship KRI “Sultan Hasanuddin” arrived at the Port of Colombo on 23rd May 2012 en route to join the UNIFIL (United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon) mission. On her arrival, she was ceremonially welcomed by the Sri Lanka Navy. KRI “Sultan Hasanuddin” is a corvette belonging to the Indonesian Navy. It is […]

  • 13 February 2015
    Research & Development

    The Warrant Officers’ and Senior Rates’ Mess HMS Sultan recently welcomed visitors from The Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity following the news that the facilities will receive an uplift thanks to the Government announcement’s regarding LIBOR fines. During a recent visit to Portsmouth, the Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, announced £2m of funding […]

  • 2 January 2013
    Training & Education

    Indonesian Naval ship, “Kri Sultan Hasanuddin” arrived at the Port of Colombo on a logistic visit on 01st January 2013. The visiting ship, which is heading home after a UNIFIL (United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon) mission, was welcomed by the Sri Lanka Navy in accordance with naval traditions on arrival. Ship’s Commanding Officer, Commander Dato […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Authorities

    USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) arrived in Duqm, Oman for a scheduled port visit, Oct. 21. This is the first time that Duqm, Oman has hosted an aircraft carrier. This port visit was designed to test the capability of the port to handle an aircraft carrier and provides the opportunity to strengthen the relationship […]

  • 17 February 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development, Training & Education

    Fleet Air Arm Engineering personnel at HMS Sultan are set to benefit from several new initiatives spearheaded by the development of a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). Developed within the Defence College of Technical Training’s Royal Naval Air Engineering and Survival Equipment School (RNAESS), HMS Sultan, the introduction of the VLE ensures technicians can access all […]

  • 8 August 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The First Sea Lord, Admiral Sir George Zambellas KCB DSC ADC visited HMS Sultan, the Royal Navy’s home of Marine and Air Engineering training on Thursday 1 August. As part of the visit the Admiral opened the new fitness suite within the Sports and Recreation Centre and watched some classes taking physical training. A command […]

  • 13 June 2012
    Training & Education

    The Annual Telegraphists Air Gunners Association (TAGA) Memorial Service was held at the Fleet Air Arm Memorial at Lee-on-Solent on Sunday 20th May. Telegraphist Air Gunners operated in Fleet Air Arm aircraft from 1922, from aircraft carriers both large and small. 3000 personnel were trained as gunners and provided Morse code communications, in the branches […]

  • 13 June 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    The roar of Olympus no longer sounds at HMS Sultan as the mighty engine has been turned off for good. The gas turbine, which has powered frigates, destroyers and carriers, as well as Concorde and Vulcan bombers, will be phased out next year. The greatest British engine of its generation has breathed its last as […]

  • 26 July 2013
    Training & Education

    90 Young Officers from the Japanese Training Squadron, on-board three Japanese Ships currently alongside in Portsmouth Harbour visited the Maritime Warfare School, HMS Collingwood and the School of Marine Engineering, HMS Sultan during the afternoons of Tue 23 Jul and Wed 24 Jul 13. The purpose of the visit was to witness the first class […]

  • 16 October 2014
    Authorities

    Singapore Technologies Marine Ltd (ST Marine), the marine arm of Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (ST Engineering), held the naming ceremony for the first Patrol Vessel (PV) built for Royal Navy of Oman (RNO) on 14 October. The Guest-of-Honour was H.E. Sayyid Badr bin Saud bin Harub Al Busaidi, Minister Responsible for Defence Affairs of the […]

  • 14 September 2015
    Authorities

    Singapore Technologies Marine Ltd (ST Marine) delivered the second Patrol Vessel RNOV Shinas to the Omani Navy. The Company also held the Naming Ceremony for the third PV RNOV Sadh built for the Navy. The contract for the design and build of the four Al-Ofouq Class of PVs was awarded by the Ministry of Defence of […]

  • 27 June 2016
    Authorities, Industry news

    Singapore’s ST Marine delivered RNOV Khassab, the last of four patrol vessels, to the Royal Navy of Oman on June 24. This is the final, in a series of four vessels, Singapore Technologies Marine Ltd (ST Marine) designed and built for the Royal Navy of Oman (RNO). The SGD880 million (USD646 million) contract for the […]

  • 8 January 2015
    Authorities

    Sailors from the guided-missile destroyer USS Dewey (DDG 105) visited Muscat, Oman during a port visit Jan. 1. The “Mystic” tour, hosted by the ship’s Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) division, included visits to the city’s Grand Mosque, souk, fish market, museum and one of the Sultan’s palaces. Aside from the tour stops, Sailors also […]

  • 13 March 2012
    Industry news

    On 10 March 2012, after successful sea trials and finishing of outfitting details, SIGMA Class Frigate, Sultan Moulay Ismail, built by Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding (DSNS) in Vlissingen, was transferred to the Royal Moroccan Navy. The ship was delivered, on schedule and meeting all the requirements as stated in the contract, to the full satisfaction […]

  • 14 November 2011
    Industry news

    The Royal Brunei Armed Forces reached another significant milestone with the official acceptance of a Fast Interceptor Boat (FIB25-012), named KDB MUSTAED. On 26th March 2010, the Government of His Majesty Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Negara Brunei Darussalam, represented by the Ministry of Defence, Negara Brunei Darussalam signed an agreement with Luerssen  Asia Pte.Ltd., […]

  • 12 August 2011
    Equipment & technology

    The Royal Brunei Armed Forces recorded another significant milestone in its history with the official acceptance of the final DARUSSALAM Class Patrol Vessels, namely KDB DARULAMAN. KDB DARULAMAN is the last of the DARUSSALAM class, which have been commissioned to Luerssen Shipyard by the Government of His Majesty the Sultan and Yang Di-Pertuan of Brunei […]

  • 24 October 2013
    Training & Education

    Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal paid a special visit to HMS Sultan on Friday 18 October 2013 as the Guest of Honour at the establishment’s Ceremonial Divisions. In addition to inspecting the Guard of Honour the Princess Royal presented awards and medals to worthy recipients. Escorted by Captain Trevor Gulley Royal Navy, the Commanding […]

  • 8 November 2018
    Equipment & technology

    Flag Officer Sea Training (FOST), Rear Admiral Will Warrender CBE opened the new Queen Elizabeth Class Ship Control Centre Training System at HMS Sultan during a recent visit to the Establishment. The QEC Ships Control Centre Training System (SCCTS) simulates the ships’ Integrated Platform Management System on both HMS Queen Elizabeth and Prince of Wales. […]

  • 10 April 2014
    Industry news

    The Sultanate of Oman accepted the first of its second order of Lockheed Martin F-16 Fighting Falcons in a ceremony April 3 at Lockheed Martin’s Fort Worth facility. The fighter aircraft will ferry to Oman later this year.   In 2002, the Sultanate of Oman became the 23rd member of the F-16 family and now […]

  • 1 October 2013
    Training & Education

    A team of classes and staff from the Royal Navy Air Engineering & Survival School (RNAESS), HMS Sultan visited the USA in order to equip the future Fleet Air Arm (FAA) engineers with experience of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter and fixed-wing carrier based aviation. Junior Officers from the Systems Engineering and Management Course (Air […]

  • 13 June 2012
    Training & Education

    On a glorious May day, Sunday 27th; more than 1000 spectators, friends and family joined veterans and serving members of the Armed Forces to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Falklands conflict. Following a flypast from a Royal Navy Sea King Helicopter, which had many of the spectators cheering and waving, a reflective service of […]