Tuesday, 30 October 2018

Chancellor’s budget – good news for defence but don’t break out the champagne

Yesterday the Chancellor of the Exchequer, and a former defence secretary, Philip Hammond, announced he would provide the MoD an […]

from Save the Royal Navy https://www.savetheroyalnavy.org/chancellors-budget-good-news-for-defence-but-dont-break-out-the-champagne/

Sunday, 28 October 2018

Poppy Pin

Get your naval poppy pin from Forever Jack. Profits go to the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal. £3.00 + (£1.75 p&p) Buy

from Save the Royal Navy https://www.savetheroyalnavy.org/poppy-pin/

Friday, 26 October 2018

HMS Queen Elizabeth – making an impression in New York. Westlant 18 deployment – Part 5

HMS Queen Elizabeth arrived in New York on the 19th October. Besides offering a great photo opportunity and a good run […]

from Save the Royal Navy https://www.savetheroyalnavy.org/hms-queen-elizabeth-making-an-impression-in-new-york-westlant-18-deployment-part-5/

Thursday, 25 October 2018

Costs, controversy and context. Update on the Royal Navy’s new OPVs

Like most warship building projects, the Batch II River class OPVs being built for the Royal Navy have proved to […]

from Save the Royal Navy https://www.savetheroyalnavy.org/costs-controversy-and-context-update-on-the-royal-navys-new-opvs/

Saturday, 20 October 2018

Good news for the Royal Navy and UK Plc – Type 26 frigate design wins in Canada

Hot on the heels of the Type 26 winning the Australian SEA 5000 frigate competition in June, the Canadian government […]

from Save the Royal Navy https://www.savetheroyalnavy.org/good-news-for-the-royal-navy-and-uk-plc-type-26-frigate-design-wins-in-canada/

Thursday, 18 October 2018

A tale of two exercises – Royal Navy reaching its operational peak for 2018

October 2018 sees the highest number of RN vessels deployed overseas for a considerable time. Despite limited resources, clever management […]

from Save the Royal Navy https://www.savetheroyalnavy.org/a-tale-of-two-exercises-royal-navy-reaching-its-operational-peak-for-2018/

Sunday, 14 October 2018

Aviation history made aboard HMS Queen Elizabeth

Aviation history was made on board HMS Queen Elizabeth today when a jet made the first ever Shipborne Rolling Vertical […]

from Save the Royal Navy https://www.savetheroyalnavy.org/aviation-history-made-aboard-hms-queen-elizabeth/

Friday, 12 October 2018

F-35 flight trials continue. HMS Queen Elizabeth Westlant 18 deployment – Part 4

Since the first F-35 arrived on board HMS Queen Elizabeth on 25th September the flight trials programme has continued at […]

from Save the Royal Navy https://www.savetheroyalnavy.org/f-35-flight-trials-continue-hms-queen-elizabeth-westlant-18-deployment-part-4/

Wednesday, 10 October 2018

NEW LONG READ – Multi Role Vehicle Protected (MRV-P)

So I know I said I was packing TD in, but I couldn’t resist coming back for a new Long Read, and I still might do the occasional one going forward. This is a look at the Multi Role Vehicle – Protected, defined as A Cat A project intended to meet the requirement for a protected [...]

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from Think Defence http://www.thinkdefence.co.uk/2018/10/new-long-read-multi-role-vehicle-protected-mrv-p/

Sunday, 7 October 2018

MoD awards £1 Billion Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship support contracts

Today the MoD has announced the award of the Future In-Service Support (FISS) contracts worth a total of £1Bn to […]

from Save the Royal Navy https://www.savetheroyalnavy.org/mod-awards-1-billion-royal-fleet-auxiliary-ship-support-contracts/

Saturday, 6 October 2018

Reporting from the USS Harry S Truman as US Navy strike group visits the UK

Today the USS Harry S Truman, flagship of US Navy’s Carrier Strike Group 8 came to anchor in the Solent […]

from Save the Royal Navy https://www.savetheroyalnavy.org/reporting-from-the-uss-harry-s-truman-as-us-navy-strike-group-visits-the-uk/

Tuesday, 2 October 2018

Development of the Queen Elizabeth class aircraft carrier – a design history

In this article, we review how the design of the Queen Elizabeth Class (QEC) aircraft carriers evolved. This is a broad […]

from Save the Royal Navy https://www.savetheroyalnavy.org/development-of-the-queen-elizabeth-class-aircraft-carrier-a-design-history/