The Royal Navy is Britain’s Maritime Armed Force, protecting our nation’s interests around the globe. We operate in some of the world’s most high impact situations, and technology is at the heart of everything we do. In order to respond to any natural disasters or events that threaten our economy or national...Read more
Two Royal Navy frigates have joined HMS Queen Elizabeth to secure the seas around the giant aircraft carrier as she embarks on her maiden sea trials.
The first of the Royal Navy's next-generation frigates will be laid down before the month is out after a £3.7 billion order was placed for three Type 26s.
A Royal Navy air crew has rescued the last survivor of a sunken tanker in the Indian Ocean at the end of a dramatic day-long international rescue which saved 13 lives. Royal Navy Air Engineering Technician Stu Rogers was repeatedly swamped by waves as he spent half an hour trying to hook the stricken sailor and winch him up into HMS Monmouth's Wildcat helicopter, 140 miles off the island of Socotra in the Gulf of Yemen. The sailor was the 13th of 14 crew members of the tanker Rama 2 which...