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Instagram post 2249413047703839321_7945435904 Wildcat helicopter and #RoyalMarine boarding party #HMSMontrose after successful drugs bust in the #gulfofoman this week.

#RoyalNavy #Gulf #maritimesecurity #BoardingTeam #Marines #FlightDeck #Frigate #Type23Frigate
Instagram post 2249407627077704190_7945435904 A long way down #SeaBoat preparing for launch from #hmsalbion 
#RoyalNavy #Engineering #Seamanship #Davit
Instagram post 2249405669948475764_7945435904 #HMSPortland undergoing life extension refit in the Frigate Support Centre #Devonport. Un-docked last week, she is the second #Type23Frigate to receive new engines under the PGMU programme.

#Babcock #devonportdockyard #Plymouth #Frigate #ShipRepair #shipmaintanance #WarshipRefit #LifeExtension #Drydock #covereddock #RoyalNavy
Instagram post 2248835452532774173_7945435904 #HMSSevern leaves the main basin in #HMNBPortsmouth today as she progresses towards re-commissioning into the #royalnavy 
#OPV #Basin #PatrolVessel #fisheryprotection
Instagram post 2248769998430899551_7945435904 #HMSChiddingfold in number 11 dry dock in #Portsmouth - being readied to return to the Gulf

#RoyalNavy #Portsmouth #Drydock #Minehunter #tupperwareNavy
Instagram post 2248768973409937428_7945435904 #RFAWaveKnight is due to arrive at Loch Striven on 29 Feb after 7 months deployed in the Gulf. Covered 24,000 miles conducted 29 Replenishment At Sea operations with RN and allied warships. 
#RoyalFleetAuxiliary #Tanker #Gulf #PersianGulf #ArabianGulf #ReplenishmentAtSea
Instagram post 2248767529806137574_7945435904 SBS Fast Interceptor Craft seen in the solent (Photo: Andy Amor)

#SpecialForces #FIC #SBS #Solent #arielphotography #specialboatservice #RoyalNavy
Instagram post 2248668495913361943_7945435904 With regard to HMS Prince of Wales' forthcoming visit to Liverpool, various tour operators are advertising the opportunity to 'visit' or 'view' the ship in Liverpool. It should be stressed that NO tickets for ship tours have been given to tour operators.

#hmsprinceofwales #RoyalNavy #Liverpool #ShipVisit #Warning #ticketripoff
Instagram post 2248667597208276459_7945435904 New article on our website:

Britain gets a new frigate factory

#Rosyth #type31frigate #RoyalNavy  #Babcock #Shipyard #shipbuilding #shipmodule #NewBuilding #Construction #FrigateFactory #Frigates #Warship #navalshipyard #Scotland #Fife #GantryCrane #Industry #UnderCover #shiphall
Instagram post 2248060090760577503_7945435904 Second drugs bust in 3 weeks for Royal Navy in the Gulf. £6Million worth of Hashish seized from dhow in the #gulfofoman seized by #hmsmontrose 
#RoyalNavy #DrugsBust #counternarcotics #MaritmeSecurity #Type23Frigate #Gulf #eastofsuez #Hashish
Instagram post 2247890842054814924_7945435904 Camera drone video of #HMSSutherland alongside at South Yard, #Devonport 
#RoyalNavy #Type23Frigate #frigate #southyard #plymouth #tamar #hmnbdevonport #alongside #dronevideo #dronephotography
Instagram post 2247366211052931643_7945435904 Old school technology still has a place in the #RoyalNavy. A young officer on board #hmssutherland taking a horizontal sextant fix on approach to #PlymouthSound

#RoyalNavy #Navigation #YoungOfficer #manualbackup #Beret #subleiutenant #Type23Frigate
Instagram post 2247355356378639410_7945435904 #HMSEnterprise arrived in #haiphong  #Vietnam today

#RoyalNavy #asiapacific #SurveyShip #Welcome #MilitaryBand #GlobalBritain #welcomeceremony #Dockside #Quay
Instagram post 2247299937484537817_7945435904 #HMSPrinceofWales leaves #Portsmouth for trials and training around the UK - putting to sea for the first time flying the White Ensign. 
Due to visit Liverpool at the end of the month. 
#RoyalNavy #aircraftcarrier #departure #saling #harbour
Instagram post 2247168206551121193_7945435904 HMS Prince of Wales off the wall as she sails from Portsmouth this morning for the first time flying the White Ensign/ (HMS Queen Elizabeth on Princess Royal Jetty forward of her)

#hmsprinceofwales #Portsmouth #Departure #aircraftcarrier #RoyalNavy #Harbour #offthewall #Sailing #Island
Instagram post 2246494926487760683_7945435904 Two submarine-based dramas, BBC's “Vigil” and ITV's “Tenacity” set to air on UK television. 
Both involve death/murder on Royal Navy submarines. Good drama or borderline bad taste?

#RoyalNavy #Submarine #SSBN #tridentsubmarine #missilesubmarine #nucleardetterent #TVDrama #TVSeries #ITV #BBC #Scotland #Faslane #vanguardclass
Instagram post 2246493417310087849_7945435904 #hmslancaster leaving Devonport this morning - heading home to Portsmouth.

#RoyalNavy #Type23Frigate #Devonport #hmnbdevonport #Tamar #Frigate #Navy #Warship 
via @niggly_
Instagram post 2246492626960767932_7945435904 #HMSEcho in the Hamoaze - outbound from #Devonport this morning.

#RoyalNavy #SurveyShip #Plymouth #hmnbdevonport #Tamar #hamoaze 
via @niggly_
Instagram post 2245951601775118993_7945435904 Starboard crew of #hmsmontrose - keeping fit while alongside in Bahrain.

#RoyalNavy #NavyFit #Workout #clubswingers #Bahrain #Gulf #Sailors #PersianGulf #ArabianGulf #forwarddeployed #Warship #Navy
Instagram post 2245950277557735466_7945435904 #hmsmontrose protecting merchant shipping in the Gulf last week.

#RoyalNavy #Type23Frigate #protectingbritainsinterests #PersianGulf #ArabianGulf #MerchantShip #Protection
Instagram post 2244370217843398356_7945435904 #HMSWestminster currently assisting #RNLI searching for person who may have gone overboard from commercial vessel B Gas Margrethe, anchored off #Margate

#RoyalNavy #Type23Frigate  #searchandrescue
Instagram post 2244361192867256992_7945435904 HMS Scott is also in the #falklandislands at present conducting #Hydrographic Surveys of the South Atlantic.

#RoyalNavy #hydrographicsurvey #Oceanography #SouthAtlantic
Instagram post 2244360266337019152_7945435904 Sunset in the #falklandislands  from on board #HMSForth

#OPV #RoyalNavy #Sunset #MareHarbour #FlightDeck #ForwardDeployed
Instagram post 2244357608582785466_7945435904 #HMSDauntless was brought out of the basin for the first time last week where she had been laid up and then in refit since 2016. She is due to head to #CammellLaird on Merseyside to become the first #Type45Destroyer to undergo the engine replacement (PIP - Power Improvement Package). #RoyalNavy #Tugs #sercotugs #ColdMove #Warship #Regreneration #Portsmouth #shipsatnight
Instagram post 2244355951379631268_7945435904 #HMSDragon sailed from #Portsmouth last week and has been on training exercises off the South Coast recently.

#Type45Destroyer #RoyalNavy #Destroyer #Harbour #Departure #Navy #BreatheFire #Dragon
Instagram post 2243675851722210873_7945435904 Dolphins escorting #HMSecho in UK waters. 
#RoyalNavy #marinemammals #dolphins #surveyship #hydrography
Instagram post 2243675095271139598_7945435904 #HMSQueenElizabeth made her first night time entry into Portsmouth last night around 0300. 
Home slightly earlier than planned. Taking advantage of weather & tidal conditions ahead of coming #stormdennis 
#RoyalNavy #aircraftcarrier #HMNBPortsmouth #NightArrival #Harbour
Instagram post 2243674203729785108_7945435904 F-35B on the aircraft lift #hmsqueenelizabeth during recent aircrew training phase conducted in North Sea.

#RoyalNavy #NorthSea #LightningII #F35B #AircraftLift #aircraftcarrier
Instagram post 2243032454422471989_7945435904 #RFATiderace out of dry dock at #CammellLaird today - joins #RFATidesurge in Tranmere wet basin.

#Liverpool #Birkenhead #Mersyside #cammelllaird #RoyalFleetAuxiliary #Tankers #ShipRepair #shipmaintenance
Instagram post 2242908970010651796_7945435904 Chief of the Defence Staff, General Sir Nick Carter, waves off the last F-35 from #hmsqueenelizabeth after successful completion of this pilot carrier-qualifying phase.

#RoyalNavy #aircraftcarrier #SkiRamp #SkiJump #TakeOff #carrierqualifications #CarrierQuals #Aircrewtraining #CarrierOPerations #NavalAviation #FlightDeck #F35 #F35B #LightningII