Tag: Royal Navy

  • HMS Daring Arrives Home

    HMS Daring returned to her home in Portsmouth today after completing her maiden operational deployment to the Middle East. HMS Daring arrives home after deployment of firsts HMS Daring returned […]

  • Unmanned Marine Drones

    The Ministry of Defence is seeking to develop a new generation of unmanned maritime “drones” that would be used for anti-submarine warfare and possible missile attacks on enemy ships, the […]

  • Key Role

    HMS Ocean has returned to London for a key role supporting the police in providing security to the Olympic Games. She will be berthed at Greenwich until after the Paralympics, […]

  • Quiet Withdrawal

    Four frigates scrapped in defence review leave British Royal Navy unable to commit full-time to David Cameron’s foreign policy priority. Cuts force Royal Navy to drop Somalia piracy patrol By […]

  • New Uniforms

    Sailors on board the new Type 45 destroyer are now wearing a specially-designed dark blue kit in place of the Royal Navy’s traditional light blue outfit known as the Number […]

  • Nick of Time

    The daring rescue to free a hijacked ship from the clutches of pirates arrived in the nick of time. The Royal Navy sprang into action after finding an SOS message […]

  • Vessel Re-taken

    British and US naval forces have rescued 23 hostages from an Italian ship hijacked by Somali pirates. The 56,000-tonne bulk carrier Montecristo was hijacked 620 miles (1,000km) off Somalia on […]

  • Winning The War

    According to a tabloid newspaper, the recent lull in pirate activity has nothing to do with the monsoon and everything to do with the grit of the Royal Navy. The […]

  • Potential for Catastrophe

    The former head of the Royal Navy Lord West of Spithead has warned that Somali pirates could create a “huge catastrophe” by disrupting the United Kingdom’s energy supplies. During question […]

  • Raid Success

    A Royal Navy team has successfully stormed a vessel seized by Somali pirates in the Gulf of Aden and rescued five Yemeni fishermen who had been held hostage for three […]