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  • Navy’s new F35 jet to make UK debut

    Navy’s new F35 jet to make UK debut at two air shows this July 17/04/2014

    The Navy’s next-generation strike fighter will make its first appearance in British skies this summer when it debuts at two of the world’s biggest air shows. The F35 Lightning II – the punch of Britain’s two future aircraft carriers – will be appearing at the Fairford and Farnborough shows in...

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  • HMS Dragon eyes a Russian destroyer

    HMS Dragon eyes a Russian destroyer

    24/04/2014 09:23:00

    In an example of routine work for the Royal Navy’s Fleet Ready Escort, the ship’s company of HMS Dragon have tracked, and met up with, the Vice Admiral Kulakov - a large Russian destroyer - as it transits past the United Kingdom.

  • Tracker remains Vigilant as she shepherds nuclear submarine safely home

    23/04/2014 11:58:00

    HMS Vigilant has successfully completed the latest patrol carrying Britain’s nuclear deterrent.

  • HMS Blyth rescues capsized dinghy sailors off Ailsa Craig

    23/04/2014 09:35:00

    HMS Blyth, which left her base port at Faslane for a three-month NATO deployment to the Mediterranean, has rescued two stricken men after their Wayfarer dinghy capsized off Ailsa Craig late yesterday afternoon.

  • Philippines thank UK military for help after last year’s devastating typhoon

    22/04/2014 13:11:00

    Senior officials from the Philippines have thanked the team in charge of the UK Armed Forces’ month-long response to the typhoon which devastated their islands last year. The Royal Navy – spearheaded by HMS Daring and Illustrious – and the RAF in particular played a key role in delivering aid...

  • Fair weather for RM1664 Challenge sail

    Fair weather for RM1664 Challenge sail

    17/04/2014 16:09:00

    Fair weather and calm seas have greeted HMSTC Endeavour as she travels from Norway to Spain carrying the Royal Marines 1664 Challenge team.