Sailors on #HMSKent practice ceremonial sunset under the watchful eyes of the Chief Gunner. The ship is rehearsing defence engagement for #CSG21 deployment later this year. Covid-permitting, foreign guests will be hosted on board for capability demonstrations and social occasions.

#Type23Frigate #RoyalNavy #Drill #FlightDeck #Rehearsal #DefenceEngagement #DefenceDiplomacy
In the last 2 weeks #HMSSevern #HMSMerseyy & #HMSTyne all involved in shadowing total of 7 🇷🇺Russian vessels and an 🇩🇿Algerian Kilo Class submarine in the English Channel at various times.

#OPV #RussianNavy #Surveillance #Shadowing #InnocentPassage #RussianNavy #EnglishChannel #RoyalNavy
Welcome home #HMSWestminster 

Returning to Portsmouth today after operating in North Atlantic and Western Approaches probably on Towed Array Patrol duty #TAPS 

#Type23Frigate #RoyalNavy #Portsmouth #Homecoming #ProtectingBritainsInterests #ASW #AntiSubmarineWarfare

Via: PortsmouthProud
🇺🇸USS The Sullivans sailing from Naval Station Mayport, Florida today for a long trip.

She will cross the Atlantic to join the UK-led global #CSG21 deployment.

#USNavy #USSTheSullivans #Mayport #NavalStationMayport #CarrierStrikeGroup #Departure #Farewell #AtlanticFleet #AirDefence #BallisticMissileDefence #ArlieghtBurkeClass #Destroyer
#HMSTrent sailing from 🇩🇿Algiers.

#OPV #RoyalNavy #PuttoSea #Harbour #Departure #Algeria #NorthAfrica #Mediterranean
#RFAArgus head on in dry dock #Falmouth

#RoyalFleetAuxiliary
#HMSTrent has concluded defence diplomacy visit to #Algeirs 🇩🇿 Algeria 

Conducted training with local forces, hosting a reception on the flight deck with Embassy officials and senior Algerian Naval staff

#internationalpartnerships #RoyalNavy #OPV
#RFAArgus and #HMSTamar in dry dock with #RFAMountsBay alongside in Falmouth today.

#Falmouth #A&PFalmouth #Cornwall #DryDock #RoyalFleetAuxiliary #RoyalNavy
#HMSRichmond outbound form Plymouth this morning after completion of Fleet Time Support period.

Working up for #CSG21 

#RoyalNavy #Type23Frigate #PlymouthSound 

Via: Kevin Kelway
#HMSSpey outbound from Plymouth this afternoon for another week of Fleet Operational Sea Training. 

#RFAWaveKnight at Buoy inside the breakwater.

#OPV #RoyalNavy #RoyalFleetAuxiliary #Tanker #PlymouthSound

via: Kevin Kelway
New photo essay on our website:

Taking shape – forward section of first Type 26 frigate HMS Glasgow rolled out of build hall

Photo: #BAESystems

#Type26Frigate #RoyalNavy #FutureNavy #Rollout #Shipbuilding #Glasgow #Govan  #UKIndustry #BestofBritish #BowMountedSonar #Bow #AnchorRecess #Steelwork #MadeinScotland
#RFATiderace heading down the Firth of Clyde this morning.

#RoyalFleetAuxiliary #Clyde #FirthofClyde #Tanker 

via @wolfie505
🇺🇸USS San Antonio arrives in Plymouth this morning.

Part of the Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) carrying 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) - joining USS Carter Hall already in Devonport.

#USSSanAntonio #USNavy #USMarineCorps #ARG #AmphibiousWarfare #AssaultShip #LPD #PlymouthSound #Plymouth #Devonport 

via Kevin Kelway
#RFAFortVictoria alongside at Crombie Jetty in the Firth of Forth yesterday. Loading munitions and stores ahead of participation in #CSG21 

#RoyalFleetAuxiliary #Crombie #FirthofForth #Scotland #RiverForth #Munitions 

via @JimDronesOn
View from the bridge of #HMSScott at anchor in Falmouth Bay this afternoon.

#RoyalNavy #FalmouthBay #SurveyShip #OceanSurveyVessel #Hydrography #Merchantships #AtAnchor #Horizon
We salute you HRH #PrincePhilip, the Duke of Edinburgh 

10 June 1921 - 09 April 2021

Born in Greece. Made in the Royal Navy.

#RIP #PrincePhilipfuneral #RoyalNavy
Assault ship 🇺🇸USS Carter Hall arrives in Plymouth this morning.

Part of the Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) carrying 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU). USS San Antonio due in Plymouth tomorrow.

#USNavy #USSCarterHall #PlymouthSound #AssaultShip #LPD #LSD

via: Kevin Kelway
Roll out #timelapse video 

Forward section #HMSGlasgow #Type26Frigate #RoyalNavy 

Via: George Allison
#HMSDefender follows HMS Diamond into Portsmouth this morning.

#Type45Destroyer #RoyalNavy #Portsmouth

Via Amy Savage
Forward section of first Type 26 Frigate, HMS Glasgow rolled out of the Ship Block Outfit Hall at Govan, Glasgow this morning.

The Aft section (just visible under the sealed scafolding on the right) is due to out in a few weeks - the two sections will be joined on the hardstanding before she is floated off and towed down river to the Scotstoun yard for fitting out. 

Due to be handed over to RN in 2025 and fully operational in 2027.

(A hull section of HMS Cardiff in foreground on the left)

Via George Allison

#Type26Frigate #RoyalNavy #FutureNavy  #Rollout #Shipbuilding #Glasgow #Govan #BAESystems #UKIndustry #BestofBritish #MadeinScotland
#HMSDiamond arrives in sunny Portsmouth this morning after further training and work up for #CGS21

#RoyalNavy #Type45Destroyer #Portsmouth

Via: PortsmouthProud
Latest on our website #LinkInBio

More details of the upcoming UK Carrier Strike Group deployment emerge

NOTE: Map is outline only and will be subject to change.

#CSG21 #RoyalNavy #AircraftCarrier #IndoPacific #HMSQueenElizabeth #CarrierStrikeGroup #GlobalBritain #GlobalDeployment #DefenceDiplomacy

🇬🇧🇺🇸🇳🇱
Counting down to May...

#HMSQueenElizabeth and #HMSPrinceofWales alongside in Portsmouth yesterday.

#AircraftCarriers #RoyalNavy #Portsmouth #CSG21

via @georgeemmettgeorgee16
#HMSSpey in Plymouth Sound today undergoing #FleetOperationalSeaTraining

#FOST #OPV #RoyalNavy #PlymouthSound

via @Rockhoppas
Sailors rehearse at #HMSCollingwood and Army Training Centre Pirbright for HRH #PrincePhilip funeral to be held in Windsor on Saturday.

#RoyalNavy #RoyalMarines #Parade #OnParade #Marching #Muster #Sailors #Drill #Funeral #Rehearsal
#HMSMersey at anchor in the #Solent yesterday.

#OPV #RoyalNavy #AtAnchor #Portsmouth

Via @blocky.ball
#RFATiderace alongside at Hunterston Terminal on the Clyde today.

#RoyalFleetAuxiliary #Tanker #HunterstonTerminal #Clyde 

Via @wolfie505
#HMSKent outbound from Portsmouth this morning.

#Type23Frigate #RoyalNavy #Portsmouth

Via: Amy Savage
New article on our website: #LinkinBio

Cats, traps and UAS – the Royal Navy considers options for carrier-launched drones

#RoyalNavy #AircraftCarriers #Drones #UAV #FWUAV #UAS #UncrewedAirSystem #FixedWingUncrewedAirSystem #FWUAS #UnmannedAircraft #UncrewedAircraft #Drones #FighterDrone #CombatDrone #LoyalWingman #ProjectVixen #ProjectMosquito #RAF #FleetAirArm #FutureNavy #CatsandTraps #CATOBAR #F35 #Lightning #HMSQueenElizabeth
#RFATidesurge outbound from Devonport this morning.

#RoyalFleetAuxiliary Tanker #Devonport #Plymouth #Tug 

Via: RFA Nostalgia / Alan Trevorrow
#RFAArgus currently in dry dock for maintenance period at A&P Falmouth.

#HMSTamar also in dry dock and #HMSScott alongside in the yard.

#Falmouth #Cornwall #RoyalFleetAuxiliary #RoyalNavy #A&PFalmouth #DryDock #ShipRepair #ShipMaintenance 

via @absolutours
Wave night...

#RFAWaveKnight #PlymouthSound #Shipsatnight #RoyalFleetAuxiliary

Via: RFA Nostalgia
Fwd and aft 'super blocks' of HMS Glasgow nearing structural completion in the Ship Block and Outfit Hall at Govan Shipyard, Glasgow.

Forward section due to be rolled out onto the hard standing next week.

#BAESystems #Type26Frigate #HMSGlasgow #RoyalNavy #Shipbuilding #Clyde #Govan #Glasgow 

Via @pauljsweeneymp
#HMSDefender sails from Portsmouth this afternoon.

White Ensigns are still being worn at half mast #PrincePhilip 

#RoyalNavy #Type45Destroyer #WhiteEnsign #HalfMast #Tug #HMNBPortsmouth 

Via: Amy Savage
#SeaCadets Training Ship #TSJohnJerwood outbound from Plymouth this sunny morning passing #RFAWaveKnight 

#TrainingShip #PlymouthSound #RoyalFleetAuxiliary 

Via @RfaNostalgia
Another contender for the RN’s Interim Surface to Surface Guided Weapon #I-SSGW contract announced. 

Israel Aerospace Industries and Thales UK have joined forces to offer the SEA SERPENT (Gabriel V) anti-ship missile with 200km range.

#IsraelAerospaceIndustries #ThalesUK #AntiShipMissile #AntiSurfaceMissile #NavalWarfare #NavalWeapons #NavalMissile #Missile #RoyalNavy #Type23Frigate #Type31Frigate #Type45Destroyer
#RFATiderace - flat calm in the #FirthofClyde this morning 

#RoyalFleetAuxiliary #Tanker #Scotland #Clyde #Arran #FlatCalm

via @wolfie505
The 🇺🇸USS Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group &  Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group transit the #SouthChinaSea conducting missions to preserve and protect a free and open Indo-Pacific region.

#FreedomofNavigation #FONOPS #China #InternationalLaw #USNavy #AircraftCarrier #NavalOperations #IndoPacific
#HMSSpey outbound from Plymouth this morning.

#FOST #OPV #PlymouthBreakwater #RoyalNavy 

Via: RAF Nostalgia
#RFAWaveKnight arrives in Plymouth Sound this morning after trip to Scotland to fuel at Loch Striven.

#Tanker #RoyalFleetAuxiliary #Plymouth 

Via: RFA Nostalgia
(small) steel beach barbecue...

Crew of 🇳🇱 Dutch submarine HNLMS Dolfijn get some R&R while training off the UK coast.

#KoninklijkeMarine #Netherlands  #Submarine #SSK #FOST #SouthCoast #Barbeque #BBQ #SteelBeachBarbeque #R&R #Submariners
#HMSPortland back into Devonport this afternoon.

#Type23Frigate #RoyalNavy #PlymouthSound #Plymouth 

via: Kevin Kelway
Astute class submarine on flat calm #LochLong this morning.

#SSN #submarine #HunterKiller #RoyalNavy #Scotland

via @ArgyllSeaGlass
#HMSDragon cold-moved in Portsmouth yesterday.

#Type45Destroyer #RoyalNavy #Portsmouth #PortsmouthHarbour #HMNBPortsmouth 

via S. Wenham
#RFAWaveKnight heading down the #FirthofClyde after loading fuel at #LochStriven 

#Scotland #Clyde #RoyalFleetAuxiliary 

Via: @wolfie505
41 gun salute #HMSDiamond 

#princephilip #RoyalNavy
#HMSWestminster outbound from Devonport this afternoon.

White Ensign flown at half mast.

#HalfMast #PrincePhilip #RoyalNavy #Type23Frigate #PlymouthSound

via: Kevin Kelway
41-gun salute for HRH #PrincePhilip at Portsmouth Naval Base today

#RoyalNavy 

via: Amy Savage
#HMSDiamond 41-Gun salute 

In honour of HRH #PrincePhilip

#RoyalNavy
#HMSMontrose 41-Gun salute 
(Alongside in Duqm, 🇴🇲Oman)

In honour of HRH #PrincePhilip

#RoyalNavy #GunSalute #Royalty #RestInPeace #NavalOfficer #WWIIVeteran #ServanttotheNation #Gunnery #SalutingGun
#HMSPortland conducting boat transfer in Plymouth Sound this morning.

#Type23Frigate #RoyalNavy #Plymouth #PlymouthBreakwater #BoatTransfer
#HMSDiamond sails from Portsmouth this afternoon. White Ensign flown at half mast #PrincePhillip

#Type45Destroyer #RoyalNavy #HalfMast #Tribute #HRHPrincePhilip #Portsmouth

Via: PortsmouthProud
#HMSDiamond sails from Portsmouth this afternoon. 

White Ensign flown at half mast #PrincePhillip

#Type45Destroyer #RoyalNavy #HalfMast #Tribute #HRHPrincePhilip #Portsmouth

Via: Amy Savage
#HMSWestminster inbound to #Devonport this afternoon.

#Type23Frigate #RoyalNavy #PlymouthSound #Plymouth

Via @DefenceImagesUK
#HMSEnterprise back into Devonport this morning.

#RoyalNavy #Plymouth #SurveyShip #HydrographicSurveyVessel 

Via @DefenceImagesUK
#HMSTrent arrived in Algiers, 🇩🇿Algeria for defence diplomacy visit this morning.

#OPV #RoyalNavy #Algeria #DefenceDiplomacy #ShowingtheFlag
Sad news:
HM Queen has announced the death of her husband, HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh has passed away.

RIP a true servant to the nation.

#RestinPeace #PrincePhilip #DukeofEdinburgh #RoyalNavy #Royalty #RoyalFamily
#Babcock and #BAESystems awarded a 5 yr £43M contract extension by the Ministry of Defence to continue in-service support to the RN's 4.5 Mk8 Medium Calibre Gun (MCG)

Image: Babcock 

#MediumCalibreGun #NavalGun #NavalIndustry #InServiceSupport #RoyalNavy #Type45Destroyer
#HMSLancaster inbound passing #hmssevern outbound from #Portsmouth today.

#Type23Frigate #RoyalNavy #OPV 

Via: Amy Savage
#HMSLancaster returns to Portsmouth this afternoon.

#Type23Frigate #RoyalNavy #Portsmouth 

Via: PortsmouthProud
Time-lapse video from the masthead of #HMSTamar being moved into Dry Dock at A&P Falmouth last night.

#TimeLapse #DryDock #Falmouth #A&PFalmouth #OPV #RoyalNavy #ShipRepair #ShipMaintenance
#HMSEnterprise outbound from Devonport this morning.

#SHVO #HydrographicSurveyVessel #RoyalNavy #PlymouthSound

Via @DefenceImagesUK
#HMSEnterprise outbound from Devonport this morning.

#SHVO #HydrographicSurveyVessel #RoyalNavy #PlymouthSound 

Via: Kevin Kelway
Royal Marines of #42Commando conduct boarding operations practice with #HMSTamar

31/3/21

#OPV #RoyalNavy #RoyalMarines #BoardingOperations #MaritimeSecurity
#HMSTrent sails from #Gibraltar today to begin Mediterranean patrol.

#OPV #RoyalNavy #MediterraneanSea #MaritimeSecurity #ForwardPresence

Via @daviation_photography
Officer Cadets of Prince of Wales Squadron training at #BRNC

#BritanniaRoyalNavyCollege #Cadets #Hindustan #RiverDart #Dartmouth #NavalOfficers #NavalTraining #NavyFit
#HMSSpey in Plymouth Sound framed by #DrakesIsland

#PlymouthSound #OPV #RoyalNavy 

Via @defenceimagesuk
#HMSPembroke outbound from Devonport this morning.

Now with #NATO roundel on her funnel.

#MCMV #Minehunter #TupperwareNavy #SRMH #SandownClass #RoyalNavy #PlymouthSound 

Via @defenceimagesuk
#HMSTrent sails from #Gibraltar this morning for exercises with local law enforcement and #RoyalNavyGibraltarSquadron

#RoyalNavy #OPV 

Via @dparody
#HMSSpey at buoy in #PlymouthSound

#RoyalNavy #OPV #Plymouth
THE SUN reports HMS Chiddingfold collided with HMS Penzance while coming alongside in Bahrain in windy conditions after dark on March 16.

Chiddingfold will be "out of action for months having repairs”.

(Library Photo)

#MCMV #RoyalNavy #Bahrain #Accident #ShipHandling #Minehunter #HMSChiddingfold #HMSPenzance
#HMSForth arrives in #SouthGeorgia for her second visit to the Island since being deployed in South Atlantic.

#OPV #RoyalNavy #SouthAtlantic
New in-depth article on our website: #LinkInBio

Novel technologies in anti-submarine warfare

#AntiSubmarineWarfare #UAV #RPUAS #UAS #Protector #MaritimeProtector #Sonobuoy #SeaGuardian #MQ9B #ASW #AntiSubmarineWarfare #FutureNavy #LightweightTorpedo #RoyalNavy #RAF 

Image: General Atomics
🇺🇸 V-22 Ospreys over the Clyde this afternoon.

#TiltRotor #USAF #V22 #V22Osprey

via @she_lilly
#HMSBangor heading down the #Clyde this morning.

#Minehunter #RoyalNavy #TupperwareNavy #Scotland #Falsane #FirthofClyde 

via @she_lilly
Ships company #HMSTrent conduct drills with local firefighters in #Gibraltar

#OPV #FlightDeck #Firefighting #Firehose #BePrepared #RoyalNavy
#HMSTrent alongside in #Gibraltar today after arrival yesterday. 

#OPV #RoyalNavy #maintenance 

via @Merrick_Kent
#HMSLancaster outbound from Portsmouth earlier this afternoon.

#Type23Frigate #RoyalNavy #Portsmouth

via @georgeemmettgeorgee16
#HMSWestminster inbound to #Faslane this afternoon.

Likely been on Towed Array Patrol Ship duties in North Atlantic.

#RoyalNavy #Clyde #Scotland #Type23Frigate #TAPS #TowedArraySonar #AntiSubmarineWarfare #ASW #MerlinHelicopter 

via @she_lilly
#HMSSpey outbound from Devonport this afternoon.

HMS Tamar & Spey fitted with urea filters which reduce their nitrogen oxide exhaust emissions by 90%.

#OPV #PlymouthSound #Devonport #RoyalNavy 

via: Kevin Kelway
#RFATidesurge inbound to Devonport this morning.

#RoyalFleetAuxiliary #Tanker #Plymouth #Tug #BowsOn 

Via: RFA Nostalgia
A welcome sight in #Gibraltar this morning.

#HMSTrent arrives after passage from Portsmouth. She will be forward-operating from the base for some time to come.

#RoyalNavy #OPV #Arrival #PatrolVessel #ForwardPresence #Harbour #Berthing

Via @daviation_photography
#RFATidesurge arrives in Plymouth Sound this morning.

#RoyalFleetAuxiliary #Tanker #Plymouth

via Kevin Kelway
View form #HMSTrent in the Strait of #Gibraltar this morning.

Due to arrive in Gib later.

#OPV #RoyalNavy
#RFATidesurge South of #PlymouthBreakwater this afternoon.

#RoyalFleetAuxiliary #Tanker #Plymouth #SeaTrials

via @RFANostalgia
#RFAMountsBay arrived home in #Falmouth yesterday for annual certification and Easter leave.

#RoyalFleetAuxiliary #BridgeTeam #Navigation #FalmouthHarbour #Cornwall #A&PFalmouth
Type 45 sunset in Portsmouth today.
#HMSDragon and #HMSDefender 

(Left) #HMSPrinceofWales 
(Right) #SDVictoria

#Type45Destroyer #RoyalNavy #Portsmouth #Sunset #RighttimeRightPlace 

via @hmjtay
#HMSDiamond back into Portsmouth this evening in time for Easter Leave after a few days working up ahead of #CSG21 deployment.

#Type45Destroyer #RoyalNavy #Portsmouth

via: PortsmouthProud
Carrier Strike Group Deployment video #CSG21 

#RoyalNavy #AircraftCarrier #HMSQueenElizabeth #HMSDiamond #HMSDefender #HMSKent #HMSRichmond #RFATidespring #RFAFortVictoria #42Commando #820NAS #815NAS #845NAS #617Squandron #VMFA211 #USSTheSullivans #HNLMSEvertsen
Rare visit to Devonport today for #HMSPembroke

#MCMV #SRMH #Minehunter #RoyalNavy #Plymouth #Devonport 

via @defenceimagesuk
#hmsalbion being moved from South Yard to North Yard at Devonport this morning.

#RoyalNavy #AssaultShip #Devonport #Tugs #ReBerthing #SouthYard 

via @defenceimagesuk
#HMSBlyth arriving home in Faslane this morning after #SNMCMG1 deployment

#Minehunter #RoyalNavy #EasterLeave #Homecoming #Faslane #Clyde #Scotland
Cdr Tom Harrison RN takes command of #HMSScott ahead of deploying later this summer. 

#Falmouth #RoyalNavy #ChangeofCommand #Captain #OceansSurveyVessel #Hydrography
#HMSSpey #Hamoaze #DevilsPoint #Plymouth #Devonport #OPV #RoyalNavy
#HMSSpey inbound to Devonport this afternoon.

#OPV #RoyalNavy #Plymouth #DrakesIsland

Via @defenceimagesuk
Captain, Navigator and Admiralty Pilot taking #HMSTrent out of Portsmouth yesterday. 

Conducting shake-down off South Coast today - last time in UK waters for a long time before she heads for #Gibraltar

Crew dressed in number one uniform - for 'Procedure Alpha' - ceremonial procedure carried out when leaving/entering port for significant occasions.

#OPV #RoyalNavy #Navigation #Navigator #AdmiraltyPilot #BridgeTeam #CommandingOfficer #Captain  #LeavingHome #ForwardOperating #procedurealpha
#Thales Minewarfare USV ‘Artemis' operating from Turnchapel Wharf, Plymouth

#USV #ASV #Minewarfare #Minehunter #UnmannedSystems #AutonomousSystems #Plymouth #TurnchapelWharf #SeaTrails 

via @defenceimagesuk
#HMSTamar outbound from Plymouth this morning passes 🇳🇱Dutch frigate HNLMS Van Amstel.

#Plymouth #RoyalNavy #OPV #FOST #HNLMSVanAmstel #DutchNavy  #KoninklijkeMarine

Via: RFA Nostalgia
Nine ships, aircraft from 5 squadrons & 3,700 personnel will comprise the UK-led Carrier Strike Group that will sail in late May #CSG21 

🇬🇧🇺🇸🇳🇱 

#CarrierStrikeGroup #RoyalNavy #USMC #NetherlandsNavy #aircraftCarrier #F35 #Type45Destroyer #Type23Frigate #RoyalFleetAuxiliary #FleetAirArm #MerlinHelicopter #WildcatHelicopter #RoyalMarines #GlobalReach #NavalPower
#HMSForth conducts winching and Search and Rescue exercises with coastguard helicopter off the #FalklandIslands

#RoyalNavy #SearchandRescue #WINCHEX
#HMSArgyll inbound to Devonport this afternoon.

#Type23Frigate #Plymouth #RoyalNavy #MuttonCove #DevilsPoint 

Via @defenceimagesuk
#Wildcat seen with port side weapon wing mounted yesterday.

#WildcatHelicopter #FleetAirArm #RoyalNavy #WeaponWing #Martlet #SeaVenom #Yeovilton 

Via @callsign_chandler
On completion of refit #RFATidesurge heading down the Mersey for sea trials this morning.

#RoyalFleetAuxiliary #Tanker #Mersey #CammellLaird 

Via : @joe_brown654
Farewell #HMSTrent - sailing from Portsmouth this morning.

Heading for the #Mediterranean, when she will be “forward operating” in a  flexible posture ranging from the Eastern Med to the Gulf of Guinea.

#OnDeployment #Farewell #OPV #RoyalNavy #Portsmouth #Departure #ForwardOperating #ForwardDeployed #ForwardPresence 

Via: PortsmouthProud
#HMSSabre takes another batch of new recruits out from Portsmouth for their first time at sea with the RN.

#RoyalNavy #LightPatrolVessel #NewRecruits #SeaTime #Portsmouth 

Via: Amy Savage
Home for Easter leave…

#HMSLancaster #Portsmouth #Type23Frigate #RoyalNavy 

Via: PortsmouthProud
Welcome home #HMSLancaster arriving home in Portsmouth this morning after #JEF deployment in the Baltic and operations in the Arctic.

#Type23Frigate #RoyalNavy #Portsmouth #Homecoming #JointExpeditionaryForce #NATO #Arctic #Baltic 

Via: Amy Savage
#WildcatHelicopter of #815NAS departs from #PlymouthSound yesterday after deck landing serials on board #HMSSpey

#OPV #RoyalNavy #Plymouth
#RoyalNavy Gibraltar Squadron back to full strength as #HMSPursuer completed her annual support period this week.

#Gibraltar #P2000 #PatrolBoat #maintenanceperiod #Crane #Backinthewater #Shipyard #Boatyard
Wildcat of #815NAS operating from #RFAWaveKnight off Weymouth yesterday.

#RoyalFleetAuxiliary #Tanker #Wildcat #Helicopter #FleetAirArm #FlightDeck #Weymouth #Portland

Via @euryalus63
Latest article on our website #LinkinBio

Up arrows and down arrows – reflecting on the Defence Command Paper

#IntegratedReview #RoyalNavy #FutureNavy #DefenceCommandPaper
#HMSArgyll and #HMSSpey at anchor in Plymouth Sound this morning.

#RoyalNavy #Type23Frigate #PlymouthSound #OPV #PlymouthBreakwater

Via: Kevin Kelway
Sisters together…

#HMSTamar at anchor in Plymouth Sound this morning joined by #HMSSpey

#RoyalNavy #OPV #Plymouth #SisterShips #PatrolVessel #PlymouthSound

Via @DefenceImagesUK
Dutch frigate HNLMS Evertsen in dry dock for maintenance - confirmed today will join UK Carrier Strike Group deployment in May.

Welcome aboard 
🇬🇧🇺🇸🇳🇱

#CSG21 #HNLMSEvertsen #DryDock #DenHelder #DutchNavy #KoninklijkeMarine #CarrierStrikeGroup
#RFALymeBay currently alongside in Souda Bay, Crete 🇬🇷

Departure for Gulf delayed by #suezcanal closure (cleared today) but military vessels may have priority over merchant vessels in the queue.

#RoyalFleetAuxiliary #SoudaBay #Crete #Greece
#HMSDiamond returns to sea this afternoon after maintenance period.

Working up again ahead of participation in #CSG21 deployment.

#Type45Destroyer #RoyalNavy #Portsmouth #silouhette #shipsilouhette 

Via Amy Savage
#RFATidesurge finally brought out of #CammellLaird this morning and now alongside at Liverpool Cruise Terminal.

Her inaugural refit and Lloyds inspection commenced September 2020.

#Birkenhead #Mersey #Liverpool #RoyalFleetAuxiliary #Refit #Tanker 

Via @pbrstreetgang30
#HMSTamar seen from her seaboat in fine weather this morning.

Warning ⚠️ contains nautical language 

#OPV #RoyalNavy #Seaboat #RIB #PAC24 #PatrolVessel #ShipsatSea
#HMSSevern outbound from Portsmouth this morning.

#OPV #RoyalNavy #Portsmouth

Via: Amy Savage
Model of future French 🇫🇷 aircraft carrier

#PorteAvionsNouvelleGeneration #MarineNationale #AircraftCarrier #Model #CATOBAR #FastJets #SCAF

Via: Florence Parly
#HMSArgyll at anchor in Plymouth Sound this morning. 

Framed by #DrakesIsland 

#Type23Frigate #Plymouth #RoyalNavy #AtAnchor 

Via @defenceimagesuk
#HMSBlyth heading up the Firth of Forth towards the bridges.

#ForthRoadBridge #ForthRailwayBridge #Rosyth #Scotland #Fife #Minehunter #Focsle #RoyalNavy #MCMV #Homecoming
#HMSBlyth arrives back in the UK after 7-week deployment with #SNMCMG1 

Alongside in windy #Rosyth this morning. 

#RoyalNavy #MCMV #Minehunter
#HMSSpey outbound form Portsmouth this morning.

#OPV #Portsmouth #RoyalNavy #RoundTower #PatrolVessel

Via: Amy Savage
#HMSTamar sails from Portsmouth this afternoon.  #HMSTyne in the #Solent beyond.

#OPV #Portsmouth #RoyalNavy 

via: Amy Savage
Saudi Airforce F15s over Souda Bay, Crete 🇬🇷 

🇺🇸USS Dwight D. Eisenhower and #RFA Lyme Bay alongside - both await #SuezCanal to clear so they can transit to the Gulf.

#RoyalFleetAuxiliary #USNavy #Crete #SoudaBay #F15 #AircraftCarrier
You may not have deck-edge lifts but you can get great photos….

F-35B flying trails aboard the 🇮🇹 Italian #aircraftcarrier ITS Cavour are now complete.

#ITSCavour #ShipsatNight #Hangar #F35 #LightningII #ItalianNavy #MarinaMilitare 

Photo: TheF35JPO
Despite #integratedreview headline “RN frigate numbers cut”, reality is there will actually be improving Frigate/Destroyer availability on the frontline in next few years.

Photo: #HMSPortland heading out of Plymouth yesterday for first time in more than 3 yrs.

#Type23Frigate #RoyalNavy #Plymouth #Regeneration #LIFEX 

Photo: RFA RNostalgia
MADFOX (Maritime Demonstrator For Operational eXperimentation) Mast-13 #USV handed over to #RNNavyX team to develop operational procedures.

Unclear:
How many systems purchased ?
What is its main role? (assume Reconnaissance )
From what platform / where is it intended to be deployed?

#RoyalNavy #UnmannedSurfaceVessel #AutonomousSystems #UAS #ASV #MADFOX #RoyalNavy #
#HMSTrent demonstrates the tight turning circle of the OPVs.

#OPV #RoyalNavy #Manoeuvrable #Seamanship
#HMSPortland off the wall and under her own power for the first time in more than 3 years today.

Back to sea to begin trials after completion of LIFEX refit. 

#Type23Frigate #RoyalNavy #Devonport #SeaTrials #BacktoSea
New article on our website #LinkInBio

Duty done – farewell HMS Trenchant

#SSN #NuclearSubmarine #HunterKiller #Submarine #HMSTrenchant #PayingOffPennant #SubmarineService #Veteran #SilentService #Devonport #Plymouth #Tugs #Salute #FireHose
#HMSLancaster operating with Norwegian Frigate 🇳🇴 HNoMS Thor Heyerdahl.

#Norway #NorwegianNavy #Type23Frigate #RoyalNavy #Arctic #NATO #HighNorth

Via Sjøforsvaret
#HMSLancaster operating in Arctic Waters
Seen from 🇳🇴 HNoMS Thor Heyerdahl 

#Norway #NorwegianNavy #Type23Frigate #RoyalNavy #Arctic #NATO #HighNorth

Via Sjøforsvaret
With new CO in charge #HMSTrent sails from blustery Portsmouth this morning. 

Working up ahead of deploying shortly to forward-operate from #Gibraltar.

#RoyalNavy #OPV #Portsmouth

Via: Amy Savage
#HMSKent returning to Portsmouth yesterday for Easter leave ahead of #CSG21 deployment.

#Type23Frigate #RoyalNavy #Portsmouth #Type45Destroyer
#HMSDragon arriving in Portsmouth this evening.

#Type45Destroyer #RoyalNavy #Portsmouth #Tugs 

via @ebartlett.photos
Casing Party on #HMSTrenchant as she comes into Devonport for the last time.

#SSN #Submariners #Fin #PayingOff #RoyalNavy #Plymouth

#JobWellDone

Via: Kevin Kelway
HMS Trenchant off Plymouth breakwater flying her paying off pennant, prepares to enter Devonport for the final time this afternoon.

BZ to a fine boat that has served the nation for 32 years.

The tales she could tell…

Photo: RFA Nostalgia

#SSN #NuclearSubmarine #HunterKiller #Submarine #HMSTrenchant #PayingOffPennant #SubmarineService #Veteran #SilentService #Devonport #Plymouth
Two pilots are being checked by medics after ejecting from RN Hawk aircraft of #736NAS during a flight from #RNASCuldrose

The aircraft crashed in a field on the Lizard Peninsula in Cornwall just after 0930 this morning.

#Aircrash  #Accident #FastJet #Ejection #Hawk #FleetAirArm #RoyalNavy #Cornwall
A modern fleet…

3 OPVs #HMSTamar #HMSTrent and #HMSSpey and #HMSQNLZ in Portsmouth

#RoyalNavy #OPV #AircraftCarrier #Portsmouth #HMNBPortsmouth 

Via: Amy Savage
#HMSKent arrives home in Portsmouth this morning after overnight transit from Devonport and busy few week away.

Was fitted with Harpoon Anti Ship Missiles in Devonport, ahead of her deploying with Carrier Strike Group in May.

#RoyalNavy #Type23Frigate #Portsmouth #CSG21

via: Amy Savage
#Sunset #HMSTamar

#RoyalNavy #OPV
#HMSBlyth says farewell to #SNMCMG1 after 6 weeks serving with the group

#NATO #Minewarfare #RoyalNavy #Minehunter
#HMSKent outbound from Devonport yesterday evening.

#RFAMountsBay back at buoy.

#PlymouthSound #Type23Frigate #RoyalFleetAuxiliary #RoyalNavy 

Via: Kevin Kelway
Last article on our website #linkinbio 

First Crowsnest-equipped airborne surveillance and control helicopter goes into service with the Royal Navy

#crowsnest #fleetairarm #RoyalNavy #carrierstrike #csg21 #merlinhelicopter
#HMSBlyth operating with 🇧🇪Belgian Command Ship BNS Godetia

#SNMCMG1 #BalticSea #BelgianNavy #RoyalNavy #Minehunting
🇸🇪Swedish Minhunter HSwMS Ulvön seen from #HMSBlyth while operating with #SNMCMG1 in the #BalticSea

#SwedishNavy #Minehunter #Minewarfare #NATO #RoyalNavy
Cold-move for Astute boat - heading up Loch Long this morning.

#RoyalNavy #AstuteClass #ssn #attacksubmarine #lochlong #coldmove #tug 

Via @argyllseaglass
Another view of Manta XLUUV technology demonstrator in the well deck on #RFAMountsBay 

As an autonomous  trials/experimentation platform she is painted white/orange to aid locating her if lost. Expect future operational XLUUVs to be painted black and probably larger.

#Manta #XLUUV #AutonomousSystems #UUV #MiniSubmarine #TechnologyDemonstrator #RoyalNavy #RoyalFleetAuxiliary #FutureNavy #UnderseaWarfare
#HMSTamar off the wall at Devonport this morning.

#OPV #RoyalNavy #Devonport #RiverTamar

Seen from #HMSProtector
OPVs Berthed astern of #HMSQueenElizabeth

#HMSTrent #HMSSpey #RoyalNavy #Portsmouth

Via Amy Savage
Before she returns to the Mediterranean, #HMSTrent⁩ arrived back from maintenance at Falmouth this morning. 

Now alongside younger sister ⁦#HMSSpey⁩ on South Railway Jetty.

#RoyalNavy #OPV #Portsmouth #Sisters
#HMSDefender returns to Portsmouth this afternoon.

#RoyalNavy #Type45Destroyer #Portsmouth #Tug 

Via: Amy Savage
#hmstamar heading up the river Tamar - inbound to Devonport this afternoon. 

#RoyalNavy #opv #plymouth #rivertamar #Devonport 

Via: Kevin Kelway
#HMSSabre seen from Merlin Helicopter of #814NAS yesterday while conducting winching exercise.

#RoyalNavy #LightPatrolVessel #WINCHEX
#RFALymeBay arrives in Souda Bay, Crete 🇬🇷 for logistic stop on her way to the Gulf.

#RoyalFleetAuxiliary #Crete #SoudaBay #LogisticStop #Mediterranean
#HMSQueenElizabeth arriving in Portsmouth Harbour seen from #HMSSpey

#RoyalNavy #Harbour #Tug #AircraftCarrier #OPV
#HMSQueenElizabeth arriving home in Portsmouth this afternoon.

#RoyalNavy #AircraftCarrier #Homecoming

Via: Amy Savage
Latest article on our website detailing today's announcements #LinkinBio

The Defence Command Paper and the future of the Royal Navy

#IntegratedReview #RoyalNavy
#RFATidespring departing from Portland this morning. 

Seen from #RFAWaveKnight 

#RoyalFleetAuxiliary #Portland #Tanker
Drugs bust (made more than a week ago) by #HMSMontrose in the Arabian Sea. 

Suspicious dhow initially spotted by Wildcat helicopter. Boarding team recovered 3 tonnes of hash and heroin worth around £3Million in a 10-hour operation.

#RoyalNavy #MaritimeSecurity #AntiNarcotics #DrugsBust #BoardingParty #Type23Frigate #ArabianSea
Mexeflote operating from #RFAMountsBay 

#RoyalFleetAuxiliary #PlymouthSound #Logistics #Mexeflote #WellDock 

Via: RFA Nostlagia
#HMSRichmond heads out of Plymouth Sound this morning. 

#RFAMountsBay docked-down at buoy and #HMSDefender at anchor beyond the breakwater.

#RoyalNavy #Type23Frigate #Type45Destroyer #Plymouthmouth #RoyalFleetAuxiliary 

Via: Kevin Kelway
#HMSDragon at anchor in Torbay this morning. 

A seaman injured onboard was flown to Portland and taken by ambulance to Dorset County Hospital on Friday evening.

#Type45Destroyer #Torbay #RoyalNavy #AtAnchor #FlatCalm

Photo: GJLbirdsnboats
#HMSKent inbound for Devonport this afternoon.

#PlymouthSound #Type23Frigate #RoyalNavy 

via: Kevin Kelway
Seaman specialist haul on lines in the enclosed focsle of #HMSQueenElizabeth as the ship left the jetty yesterday.

#Seaman #Seamanship #Ropehandling #Focsle #Letgoalllines  #Sailors #RoyalNavy #AircraftCarrier
#HMSQueenElizabeth sailed from the Clyde yesterday.

Due to back home in Portsmouth tomorrow afternoon around 1730

#Homecoming #Portsmouth #AircraftCarrier #RoyalNavy
Lots of media coverage today about #IntegratedReview announcement of new  Ocean Surveillance ship that will protect undersea cables and be fitted with advanced sensors and carry UUVs.

(You can read the two recent article on the subject on our website)

Pictured #HMSScott hydrographic survey vessel that needs replacing soon #RoyalNavy #Hydrography #Oceanography #UnderseaCables #NationalSecurity #MROSS #MultiRoleOceanSurveillanceShip #Shipbuilding
#HMSExpress arriving alongside at HMS President in London yesterday.

#P2000 #PatrolBoat #MaritimeReserves #RoyalNavy #RNR #London #HMSPresident
#HMSDefender conducting pre-wetting system checks.

Warships are fitted with this system of water sprayers used to remove Nuclear, Chemical or Biological contaminates from the upper deck.

#Type45Destroyer #RoyalNavy #NBCD #Prewetting #Spray #SystemChecks
Mexeflote in the well dock of #RFAMountsBay

#RoyalFleetAuxiliary #AmphibiousWarfare #Logistics #WellDock  #Mexeflote #LandingCraft
#hmsqueenelizabeth departure from Glen Mallan today

#RoyalNavy #aircrafcarrier #clyde #lochlong #scotland #tugs #manouvering #navigation
#HMSNorthumberland heading out from Plymouth today after completion of Fleet Time Support Period.

#RFAMountsBay at Buoy inside the breakwater.

#PlymouthSound #RoyalNavy  #Type23Frigate #PlymouthBreakwater #RoyalFleetAuxiliary 

via: Kevin Kelway
Chinook helicopter carrying Rear Admiral Simon Asquith and The Defence Secretary leaves #RFAMountsBay after #IntegratedReview technology demonstration this week.

#Chinook #RAF #RoyalFleetAuxiliary #Portland #Dorset #Takeoff #FlightDeck #VIPFlight #IntegratedReview #TechnologyDemonstration 

Photo: @snappysar
Malloy Aeronautics  T-150 UAV configured to deliver with Future Lightweight Torpedo (Sting Ray replacement)

#UAV #Torpedo #UAS #UnmannedSystems #MalloyAeronautics #RoyalNavy #FutureNavy #IntegratedReview #RFAMountsBay
RN’s new autonomous submarine MANTA XLUUV technology demonstrator seen for the first time in public onboard #RFAMountsBay this week.

MAST-13 ASV on the left.

#UnmannedSystems #AutonmousSystems #MaritimeAutonmousSystems #TechnologyDemonstrator #WellDeck #MiniSubmarine #USV #UUV #XLUUV #USV #ASV #UninhabitedSystems #IntegratedReview
#HMSQueenElizabeth heading down the Clyde this morning after departing form #GlenMallen.

A fraction lower in the water after embarking tonnes of munitions.

#AircraftCarrier #RoyalNavy #Clyde #Scotland #SternView

via @she_lilly
#RFAMountsBay returns to buoy to #PlymouthSound this morning.

#RoyalFleetAuxiliary

via: RFA Nostalgia
Night firing exercise with 50cal heavy machine guns in the Arctic 

#RoyalMarines #45Commando #50Cal #MachineGun #ArcticWarfare #FutureCommando #Norway 
#WinterDeployment21 #WinterWarrior
🇫🇷 frigate FS Aquitaine heading down the Firth of Clyde this evening after brief visit to Faslane. 

#FrenchNavy #MarineNationale #FirthofClyde #Scotland #Sunset #FSAquitaine 

Via @wolfie505
Astute beaut 

#RoyalNavy #SubmarineService #SSN #HunterKiller #AttackSubmarine #Clyde #Scotland 

via @ArgyllSeaGlass
Astute boat on the Clyde 

#SSN #Submarine #RoyalNavy #Clyde #Scotland #OnPatrol 

Via: @firth_of_clyde
#RFATiderace conducts replenishment at sea with #HMSLancaster and #HMSWestminster in the Baltic Sea (13 March)

#ReplenishmentAtSea #BalticSea #RoyalFleetAuxiliary #RoyalNavy #Type23Frigate #Tanker
🇬🇧MV Eddystone delivers 🇫🇷French Army equipment to Paldiski, 🇪🇪Estonia as part of 
NATO's enhanced Forward Presence

#NATO #Estonia #MVEddystone #RoRo #RoRoShip
#HMSBlyth approaches support ship BNS Godetia 🇧🇪 to raft up for refuelling and meetings on board. 

#SNMCMG1 #NATO #ShipsatNight #BelgianNavy #RoyalNavy #Minehunter #SupportShip
Glen Mallan by night #HMSQueenElizabeth

#RoyalNavy #AircraftCarrier #GlenMallan #LochLong #Amunitioning #Munitions #Jetty #Scotland #ShipsatNight
#HMSKent seen on approach for training #ReplenishmentAtSea with #RFATidespring yesterday.

#Type23Frigate #RAS #RoyalNavy
#HMSDragon #Type45Destroyer #RoyalNavy
#RFATidespring - conducting #ReplenishmentAtSea with #HMSDragon yesterday

#RoyalFleetAuxiliary #RAS #Refuelling #Tanker #Seamaniship #Hoses #Type45Destroyer #RoyalNavy
#RFAWaveKnight at buoy in #PlymouthSound this afternoon. 

MoD Ro-Ro vessel #MVHurstPoint beyond.

#RoyalFleetAuxiliary #Plymouth 

via: Kevin Kelway
Astute Class Submarine passing Wemys Bay heading up the Clyde this afternoon.

#SSN #Submarine #RoyalNavy #Clyde 

Via @she_lilly
#HMSQueenElizabeth munitions loading continues in fine weather at Glen Mallan today.

Photo: Iain Masterton.

#RoyalNavy #AircraftCarriers #GlenMallan #LochLong #Lowlands #Scotland
Colours ceremony on #RFAMountsBay and #RFAFortVictoria alongside in Portland this morning.

To coincide with the #IntegratedReview RFA Mounts Bay is hosting a technology fair onboard showcasing a variety of autonomous craft that RN and RM are looking to field

#coloursceremony #blueensign #RoyalFleetAuxiliary #portland
French 🇫🇷 frigate FS Aquitaine inbound on the #Clyde this morning.

Waterline exhaust - good for stealth not for looks.

#FrenchNavy #MarineNationale #Clyde #Frigate #WaterlineExhaust 

Via @she_lilly
#HMSLancaster arrives in #Aberdeen for logistic stop in early hours of this morning on her return from operations in the Baltic Sea.

#RoyalNavy #Type23Frigate  #Scotland