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New Officer Training Boats used by #brittaniaroyalnavalcollege cadets conducting maritime leadership training on the river Dart. #Dartmouth #RiverDart #OfficerCadet #OfficerTrianing #MaritimeLeadership #atlaselektronik #Vahanah #TrainingBoat #RoyalNavy
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#HMSRaider, Merlin Helicopter and Royal Marine craft involved in search off Ardmore yesterday for missing sailor Josh Gayton, last seen in Helensburgh on Tuesday. #MissingPerson #RoyalNavy #P2000 #merlinhelicopter #Clyde #Helensburgh Via @michaelcuthbertphotography
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Basic but does the job... Puma UAV launched from #HMSSpey during recent operations off South Korea #ISR #intelligencegathering #UAV #OPV #RoyalNavy #TakeOff #handlaunch
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Busy week in the Clyde area for this Astute class submarine. Outbound again this evening. #SSN #Submarine #Clyde #RoyalNavy #astuteclass Via @SheilaLWeir
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🇳🇱HNLMS Tromp leaving the Red Sea on completion of participation in operation #Aspides - farewell sail past with 🇩🇪FGS Hessen. #koninklijkemarine #deutschmarine #RedSea Via @bundeswehr
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#815NAS Wildcat helicopter conducts WINCHEX with #HMSExploit during exercise #TamberShield2024 in 🇳🇴Norway #WildcatHelicopter #Winchex #SearachandRescue #P2000 #RoyalNavy #FleetAirArm #Norway
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Can you help? New CCTV footage emerges in case of sailor Josh Gayton missing since April 16th last seen in Helensbrugh See article: https://rb.gy/t988vj (Instagram does not allow clickable links - copy and paste the link into your web browser)
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Marine Scotland fishery protection MPV Hirta passing Cloch lighthouse outbound from Glasgow this afternoon. #FisheryProtection #mpvhirta #Clyde #clochlighthouse Via @michaelcuthbertphotography
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🇺🇸USNS 2nd Lt. John P. Bobo on its way to Gaza with parts for the temporary pier returned home to Jacksonville after an engine room fire on 11th April. The crew extinguished the fire, and no injuries were reported. US DoD says pier should be operational in early May. (Library photo:) #strategicsealiftvessel #usnavalship #NavalLogistics #ShipFire
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At the weekend, 🇺🇸USS Arleigh Burke and USS Carney in the Eastern Mediterranean, fired up to 7 SM-3s to intercept Iranian medium-range ballistic missiles headed toward Israel. This is the first time USN destroyers have fired anti-ballistic missiles in combat (SM-3 cost approx $12M each) #antiballisticmissile #MissileDefence #usnavy #israel
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Astute class submarine heading up the Clyde this morning. #SSN #Submarine #RoyalNavy #Clyde Via @she_lilly
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