Royal Navy

Type: Organization
Name: Royal Navy
Nationality: United Kingdom
Fact Sheet: Fact Sheet for Royal Navy
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Today's the day - the Bournemouth Air Festival 2014 is ready for takeoff

The seventh Bournemouth Air Festival gets under way today, with four days of flying and much more on the cards.For the first time ever, the Red Arrows will be displaying on all four days of the event, which runs until Sunday, and there are some new treats ... [Published Bournemouth Daily Echo - 10 mins ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 4 reports

Centuries of Portsmouth shipbuilding ends as last ship leaves Royal Navy’s oldest dockyard

The prestigious dockyard was created 820 years ago - but it was announced in November 2013 that its owners, BAE Systems, would relocate to ScotlandCenturies of shipbuilding have finally come to an end at the Royal Navy’s oldest dockyard.Workers at the ... [Published Mirror.co.uk - 9 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Royal Navy Drugs Bust in Caribbean

A Royal Navy warship has seized £21 million worth of cocaine after a 12-hour pursuit across the Caribbean.After receiving information that a suspicious-looking vessel had been spotted by a maritime patrol aircraft, HMS Argyll, which is on counter-narcotics ... [Published Maritime Executive - 12 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Royal Navy warship marks Commonwealth Games

As we were playing 'Naval Sports' - adapted for use on flight decks of ships, most people were able to take part, no matter what standard of fitness or ability they wereDaniel added: "An Olympiad was the one of the more effective events to hold as sport, ... [Published Noodls - 16 hours ago]
Entities: Royal Navy, Sport, Fitness
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Commercial property at Chatham Historic Dockyard worth £16m to Medway economy, 30 years after Royal Navy left the site

When the Royal Navy left Chatham 30 years ago in 1984, few would have predicted it would be home to 140 small businesses employing more than 1,000 people.The 80-acre Historic Dockyard is thought to be worth £16m a year to the Medway economy.It sits on ... [Published Medway Messenger - 17 hours ago]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 2 reports

QinetiQ’s new submarine air systems support female UK Royal Navy submariners

QinetiQ, in collaboration with the UK Royal Navy, has developed and deployed new air systems that allow female submariners to serve on navy submarines.Developed by the company's atmosphere control services team, the new system is aimed at analysing and ... [Published Naval Technology - 18 hours ago]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated 21 hours ago - 8 reports

Scots' commandos in £21m cocaine bust after 12-hour chase across Caribbean

COMMANDOS on HMS Argyll intercepted the huge smuggling operation as part of Operation Martillo, a joint effort involving 15 nations, on Friday.SCOTS-BASED commandos on a Royal Navy warship seized cocaine with an estimated street value of £21million after ... [Published Daily Record - 21 hours ago]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Two days to go: Royal Navy gets set for biggest event of the year at Bournemouth Air Festival

THE might of the Royal Navy will be heading to Bournemouth Air Festival for its biggest public event of the year – and it will be emotional for one man in particular.Commander Tom Herman OBE, deputy naval regional commander for Wales and West England, ... [Published Bournemouth Daily Echo - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Royal Navy’s reputation for engineering excellence inspires brother and sister

The deployments are going to be really exciting on a submarine; it's going to be great to just suddenly turn up somewhere; that has really intrigued me.The NVQ Level 2 accredited ETICC, which takes new recruits fresh from 10 weeks basic Phase 1 training ... [Published Noodls - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 2 reports

VIDEO: Tyne yard finishes work on £60m aircraft carrier contract

THE sky is the limit for an ambitious South Tyneside firm celebrating the successful completion of a £60m aircraft carrier contract.Staff at A&P Tyne in Hebburn have been working for 18 months on a project to build components for the HMS Prince of Wales ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Royal Navy airlifts five people and a dog stranded by the river Torridon

All the people and their dog were absolutely fine, but there was definitely no way they could have crossed.Although there was a wooden bridge, it was unsafe to cross it in the fast-flowing conditions.The Mark 5 Sea King from HMS Gannet in Prestwick was ... [Published Noodls - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Paint job for new Royal Navy carriers

THE navy’s biggest ships are due to get a new lick of paint. ... [Published Portsmouth Today - Aug 26 2014]
Entities: Royal Navy, Acquisition

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Captain Mike Utley, the ship's commanding officer, said: "We say goodbye to Illustrious with sadness and pride as we remember her outstanding history but also excitement as the Royal Navy looks to the future and HMS Queen Elizabeth."
"In the great towns starving crowds clamoured for bread before the municipal offices, and public officials everywhere were attacked and often murdered by frantic mobs, composed largely of desperate women who had seen their infants perish before their eyes" Sirius narrates. In a matter of weeks, the British have agreed to an armistice. Sirius has won, the submarine has arrived
"This is a significant milestone for the Queen Elizabeth -class aircraft carrier program and a particularly proud one for the team in Portsmouth whose contribution to delivering the nation's flagships has been outstanding" said Mick Ord, managing director at BAE Systems Naval Ships
He said: "There have been a lot of teams working on this from BAE, the Aircraft Carrier Alliance and from the maintenance side of BAE."

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Today's the day - the Bournemouth Air Festival ... [Published Bournemouth Daily Echo - 10 mins ago]
HMS Illustrious taken out of service [Published BBC - 2 hours ago]
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A huge potential for growth: Portland Port [Published Dorset Life - 4 hours ago]
What does your vote mean for the money in your ... [Published BBC - 4 hours ago]
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New warship should be named HMS Dido to restore... [Published Bolton News - 8 hours ago]
Centuries of Portsmouth shipbuilding ends as la... [Published Mirror.co.uk - 9 hours ago]
‘I was happy to see Maltese flag go up’ [Published Times of Malta - 10 hours ago]
Ten things not to miss at the 2014 Air Festival [Published Bournemouth Daily Echo - 10 hours ago]
Carrier hull section sent to Scotland for ship ... [Published Wall Street Business Network - 10 hours ago]
Carrier hull section sent to Scotland for ship ... [Published UPI - 10 hours ago]
Sussex Life August 2014 Poetry + solution [Published Sussex Life - 11 hours ago]
RAF Odiham Station Tour [Published Institution of Mechanical Engineers - 12 hours ago]
Centuries of British shipbuilding come to a clo... [Published Mail Online UK - 12 hours ago]
Royal Navy Drugs Bust in Caribbean [Published Maritime Executive - 12 hours ago]
Looking Back: A brief history of psychedelic ps... [Published The Psychologist - 13 hours ago]
Doubts raised over nuclear subs move [Published In-Cumbria - 13 hours ago]
Sunderland sailor who died on doomed vessel [Published Sunderland Echo - 13 hours ago]
Power of the U-Boats during the Great War [Published Bournemouth Daily Echo - 14 hours ago]
Twitter 'blocking' police inquiry into racist m... [Published The Drum - 15 hours ago]
Sea search [Published Malton Gazette and Herald - 15 hours ago]
Russians pay tribute to convoy hero [Published Western Gazette - 15 hours ago]
Royal Navy warship marks Commonwealth Games [Published Noodls - 16 hours ago]
Reservists' speak of honour at Belgian remembra... [Published South Wales Evening Post - 16 hours ago]
Survey ships swap places as one comes home and ... [Published Noodls - 16 hours ago]
Teenagers jump for joy on results day [Published Hexham Courant - 16 hours ago]
Cuppa for Forces’ causes [Published Harborough Today - 17 hours ago]
Cyclist Graham Moir wins Giant CC 10-mile time ... [Published North Devon Journal - 17 hours ago]
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Devon warship seizes £21 million cocaine after ... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - 21 hours ago]
A Devon-based Royal Navy warship has seized nearly 600 kilos of cocaine with a UK street value of £21million after a 12-hour pursuit across the Caribbean.After receiving information that a suspicious-looking vessel had been spotted by a maritime patrol ...
Yes or No, £3bn boost for Faslane nuclear subma... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - Aug 24 2014]
Plans for the jobs bonanza are now fully developed, say sources, despite the threat posed to the ­Royal Navy’s future on Gare Loch.The revelation has led to ­renewed speculation that if there is a Yes vote next month, the Ministry of Defence expects ...
When China and France went to war: 130 years si... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Aug 24 2014]
Few expatriate communities make so vibrant and welcome a cultural contribution to Hong Kong as the French. So it’ll probably come as no surprise to learn that, this weekend, hardly anyone will be marking the 130th anniversary of a little-known war between ...
No charm intended – South China Morning Post (s... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Aug 23 2014]
Few expatriate communities make so vibrant and welcome a cultural contribution to Hong Kong as the French. So it’ll probably come as no surprise to learn that, this weekend, hardly anyone will be marking the 130th anniversary of a little-known war between ...
New Strides for the Royal Navy [Published Think Defence - Aug 22 2014]
Contract news; Military uniforms. Manufacture, supply and Fitting of a range of Royal Navy (RN) parade uniforms consisting mainly of jackets, trousers, skirts and greatcoats. £8.222 million   Via @StephenWatson39 : 150th anniversary of White Ensign ...
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