Royal Navy

Type: Organization
Name: Royal Navy
Nationality: United Kingdom
Fact Sheet: Fact Sheet for Royal Navy
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Royal Navy Tests Remote-Controlled Minehunter

A remote-controlled boat that can search for, hunt and destroy mines is being tested by a specialist Royal Navy unit.The motorboat, called Hazard, is currently being put through its paces by a specialist team of sailors in Portsmouth naval base. The boat ... [Published Maritime Executive - 8 hours ago]
First reported 18 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 5 reports

Royal Navy tests hi-tech devices that could spell end of fibreglass-hulled fleet

Goodbye minehunters, hello tiny drone submarines: Remote-controlled boat acts as a 'mother ship' to robot submersiblesThey can detect and destroy mines faster than anything previously usedDrone submarines will help keep sailors out of harm's way The Royal ... [Published Mail Online UK - 8 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 10 hours ago - 6 reports

Iron Duke's New Radar Fires Seawolf Missile

With a loud roar and a flash of fire, a Seawolf missile erupts from its launcher aboard HMS Iron Duke, proving the Navy’s new cutting edge 3D radar system.It’s the first time the new radar – Artisan – has been used to track a sea-skimming target ahead ... [Published BFBS Gibraltar - 10 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

How HMS Echo is Helping to Find Missing Flight MH370

The Captain of the Royal Navy Survey Ship, HMS Echo has told British Forces News the ship still has tools capable of unlocking the mystery of the missing Malaysian airliner.It follows a minor setback yesterday when the Australian mini-sub searching the ... [Published BFBS Gibraltar - 12 hours ago]
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 14 hours ago - 1 reports

Boost for Plymouth business Lang and Potter with £5m Royal Navy refit

A Plymouth based company has been awarded a £5million contract to overhaul the interiors of all the Royal Navy's ships and submarines.The investment by the Ministry of Defence to refurbish chairs, mattress covers, bed linen and curtains across the fleet ... [Published Plymouth Herald - 14 hours ago]
First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 2 reports

Submarina swaps deep sea for road running

11:42am Wednesday 16th April 2014 in Regional NewsPetty Officer (PO) Matthew Bradley, who is taking part in the Plymouth half marathonA SUBMARINER from Worcester is limbering up to take part in a half marathon to raise money for the Royal Navy and Royal ... [Published Malvern Gazette - 17 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 4 reports

Salmond: Scotland would still build Navy ships after Yes vote

ALEX Salmond has given a clear guarantee that the Royal Navy would continue to build warships in an independent Scotland.The First Minister's stance puts him at odds with Defence ­Secretary Philip Hammond, who made it clear that no such promise could ... [Published Herald Scotland - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 23 reports

Scottish freedom could weaken UK, warns navy chief

LONDON: Scottish independence would weaken Britain’s maritime defences by splitting up bases, infrastructure and staff, the country’s navy chief said, the first serving military boss to give a view on the consequences if Scots vote to break away in S ... [Published The Gulf Today - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 5 reports

Scotland Split Would Risk Jobs, Warns Hammond

Defence Secretary Philip Hammond has warned thousands of jobs will be threatened if Scotland decides to break away from the UK.He told staff at a Glasgow-based defence firm the future of the business and their livelihoods would be put at risk by a 'yes' ... [Published Heart Radio - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

Boat Show 2014 will benefit armed forces charities

This year’s Barclays Jersey Boat Show will raise funds for two armed forces charities, The Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity and Holidays for Heroes Jersey.Holidays for Heroes Jersey provides holidays in the Island for past or present armed forces ... [Published Bailiwick Express - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

Hand Grenade removed from Bonhams Exeter

A Royal Navy bomb disposal team were called to Bonhams Auctioneers in Southernhay yesterday afternoon after a hand grenade was found in items handed in for appraisal.Staff discovered the grenade, at around a 2:45pm on Monday (14 April), while searching ... [Published The Exeter Daily - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 2 reports

Scots independence 'would harm navy'

Scottish independence would leave the Royal Navy less efficient and weaken defence, the first sea lord has warned.Admiral Sir George Zambellas told the BBC that it would be like "pulling threads out of rope".The SNP has said that, in the event of a "yes" ... [Published BBC - Apr 15 2014]

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Writing in an article published by The Daily Telegraph, Zambellas warned that Scottish independence would "fundamentally change maritime security for all of us in the United Kingdom and damage the very heart of the capabilities" of the British maritime forces
"It's a challenge we are very much looking forward to, and we hope to bring some innovative ideas that provide both value for money and improved practicalities. Winning this contract will safeguard existing jobs at Lang and Potter and will enable us to recruit and train new staff."
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Medically Non Deployable [Published Think Defence - 6 hours ago]
Freedom of Information requests are often used for all sorts of spurious reasons, many are for things like vehicle history requests* or other trivia but other time sometimes reveal simply staggering information. Released a week ago was a response ...
News story: Royal Navy tests remote-controlled ... [Published Inside government - Ministry of Defence - 15 hours ago]
The motorboat, called Hazard, is currently being put through its paces by a specialist team of sailors in Portsmouth naval base. The boat can also act as the ‘mother ship’ to an assortment of hi-tech remote-controlled and robot submersibles. Collectively, ...
Enemies beware: Royal Navy shows off its latest... [Published Naval Open Source INTelligence - 20 hours ago]
The Royal Navy has revealed its latest 3D radar system which can track missiles - before knocking them out of the sky.The cutting-edge system, called 'Artisan', was tested by some 180 sailors on board HMS Iron Duke off the coast of Portland today.It tracked ...
Europe’s largest military exercise marks first ... [Published The Aviationist - Apr 15 2014]
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News story: Royal Navy and Scotland [Published Inside government - Ministry of Defence - Apr 15 2014]
Today, 15 April, Admiral Sir George Zambellas has written an article in The Telegraph about the potential impact of Scottish independence on the Royal Navy’s people, ships and submarines that help keep the United Kingdom safe. In the article, the ...
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