Thursday, 31 January 2019

Progress on extending the life of the Royal Navy’s Type 23 frigates

In June 2018, we reported on how the Type 23 frigates are receiving engine upgrades and Life extension refits. Here […]

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Sunday, 20 January 2019

Dry docking the Royal Navy’s aircraft carriers – what are the options?

The two Queen Elizabeth Class (QEC) aircraft carriers will require dry-docking periodically throughout their lives. The dry docks at Portsmouth […]

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Friday, 18 January 2019

Royal Navy celebrates 50 years of continuous at sea deterrent patrols

2019 is a landmark year in the history of the Royal Navy. For fifty years submarines have conducted Operation Relentless, […]

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Saturday, 12 January 2019

Can British shipbuilding be revived?

At one time British shipbuilding dominated the world. As late as the 1950s, a quarter of all ships sailing the […]

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Thursday, 10 January 2019

The plan for a British hospital ship gains political support

Back in 2014, we published an article suggesting that a small portion of the generous overseas aid budget be used […]

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Friday, 4 January 2019

HMS Mersey, migrants and the Royal Navy

After declaring a “major incident” the Home Secretary has formally requested assistance from the MoD to deal with a growing […]

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Thursday, 3 January 2019

In focus: the Wave class tankers of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary

The two fleet tankers, RFA Wave Knight and Wave Ruler joined Royal Fleet Auxiliary in 2003. They have already had […]

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