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  • .@ThalesUK and @BAES_Maritime have upgraded 6 Submarine Command Team Trainers (SCTTs) at HMNB Clyde, HMNB Devonport, and HMS Raleigh.
  • .@DefenceES has signed 6-year £230M Torpedo Repair and Maintenance (TRAM) contract with @BAES_Maritime To store, maintain and repair Sing Ray ASW and Spearfish Heavyweight torpedoes
  • Type 31 frigate information provided in standard warship units of measurement ✅ Double decker busses ✅ Football pitches Type 31 is being constructed in Rosyth not Glasgow BTW
  • Training suspended at for all 150 first-term cadets @DartmouthBRNC due to outbreak. Training continues for the other 2 terms as they are accommodated separately and have no contact with the junior intake. by @DomNicholls @ryanramsey14
  • .@AdmTonyRadakin First Sea Lord prepares to embark on a year in the spotlight. RN to assume new role promoting UK as a trading nation post-Brexit.
  • Vanguard class boat making cold-move from Faslane to Loch Long today. (Steam is from cooling water in the diesel generator exhaust as reactor is shut down) via: BoatsinRhu
  • Highly recommend the @haynesdeborah Podcast The invisible battlefield we all need to understand. H/T @pinstripedline
  • .@HMSDragon sails from Portsmouth today after 2-month maintenance period. The first Type 45 back to sea in 2021 which promises to be a busy year for the destroyers. Via @PortsmouthProud
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Vanguard class boat making cold-move from Faslane to Loch Long today.

(Steam is from cooling water in the diesel generator exhaust as reactor is shut down) 

#VanguardClass #SSBN #RoyalNavy #ColdMove #Submarine #DieselExhaust #Faslane #RhuSpit 

via: @boatsinrhu
New article on our website #linkinbio 

Royal Navy innovation and transformation

#RoyalNavy #innovation #transformation #futurefleet. #usv #autononmoussystems #unmmanned #uncrewed
#HMSDragon sails from Portsmouth today after 2-month maintenance period.

The first Type 45 back to sea in 2021 which promises to be a busy year for the destroyers.

#RoyalNavy #Type45Destroyer #portsmouth #harbour #departure 

Via: PortsmouthProud
First Type 26 frigate HMS Glasgow bow taking shape - under construction at #BAESystems in Govan, Glasgow.

#Type26Frigate #Shipbuilding #HMSGlasgow #Govan #Clyde #Bow #BowMountedSonar #RoyalNavy
Isles of Scilly on the left and Cornwall on the right. 

Seen from 44,000 feet from a #736NAS Hawk jet on a test flight.

#hawkjet #RoyalNavy #fleetairarm #cornwall #highflier #highaltitude #cornwall #scillyisles #fastjet #cockpitview #navigatorsview #backseat #canopy
#RFAFortVictoria sails from Devonport today. 

Now fitted with Phalanx CIWS and 20mm cannon.

#RoyalFleetAuxiliary #AOR #SolidSupportShip #AuxiliaryShip #Plymouth #Devonport #Tug #Serco 

Via @defenceimagesuk
#UKBorderForce cutter Protector sailing from Plymouth this morning.

#BorderForce #UKBF #Cuttter #PatrolVessel #PlymouthSound 

Via @DefenceImagesUK
#HMSLedbury outbound from #Plymouth today.

#MCMV #Minehunter #RoyalNavy #PlymouthSound

Via @DefenceImagesUK
#HMSSevern outbound from sunny Portsmouth this afternoon.

#OPV #RoyalNavy #Portsmouth

Via: PortsmouthProud
#UKBorderForce cutter Protector passing #RFATidespring in Plymouth Sound this morning.

🇳🇱 Dutch warships HNLMS Karel Doorman and HNLMS Rotterdam visible on the horizon.

#Cutter #UKBF #RoyalFleetAuxiliary #PlymouthSound #PlymouthBreakwater #ShippingMovements #DutchNavy 

Via: Kevin Kelway
🇳🇱 HNLMS Karel Doorman, one of three Dutch warships at anchor in Cawsand Bay, off Plymouth this morning.

#DutchNavy #Netherlands #NATO #JointSupportShip  #JSS #Logistics #KoninklijkeMarine #CawsandBay #Plymouth #Cornwall 

via: RFA Nostalgia