Commander, Littoral Strike Group, Cdre Robert Pedre addresses ships company on the vehicle deck of #HMSAlbion on completion of the #LRGX deployment in the Mediterranean 23/11/20

#ClearLowerDeck #VehicleDeck #Sailors #Speech #Endex #RoyalNavy #Flagship #Commodore #Commander #CommandBriefing #BARV
The #RoyalNavy in 2020
#RoyalNavy Merlin Mk4 delivers aid from #RFAArgus to needy communities in Honduras 🇭🇳 via one tonne underslung loads 

#FleetAirArm #845NAS  #RainStorm #HumanitarianAid #DisasterRelief
#HMSSevern arrives in Portsmouth this morning

#RoyalNavy #OPV #NavigationTraining #PatrolVessel #Portsmouth 

Via: Amy Savage
Sunset over #HMSArgyll yesterday - currently in Fleet Time Support Period (FTSP) in Devonport

#RoyalNavy #Type23Frigate #RoyalNavy #Devonport #FleetTime #maintenancePeriod #Mushroomfarm  #Foredeck #SeaCeptor  #Sunset #Plymouth #RiverTamar #FrigateAlley 

Via @dougien24
#MerlinHelicopter makes farewell flyby of #RFATideforce after disembarking and heading home to #RNASCuldrose

#RoyalFleetAuxiliary #MerlinMk2 #Tanker #Flyby #NvalaAvaition #FleetAirArm #RoyalNavy
The 4 #815NAS Wildcat flights assigned to the Carrier Strike Group deployment next year conducting anti-surface warfare and Joint Personnel (JPR) Recovery training 

#CSG21 #WildcatHelicopter #FlyingTraining #FleetAirArm #RoyalNavy #Wildcat #NavalHelicopter #JointPersonnelRecovery
#HMSDiamond outbound from Plymouth today 

#RoyalNavy #Type45Destroyer #PlymouthSound 

Via @DefenceImagesUK
After post-deployment leave and  maintenance period #HMSBlyth gunners conduct Operator Confidence Checks on the 30mm Cannon

#Gunnery #RoyalNavy #30mmCannon #Minehunter #Faslane
The Anglo-French 🇬🇧🇫🇷Maritime Mine Counter Measures (MMCM) project has reached the manufacture stage. 

A £184M contract has been awarded to Thales for 3 sets comprising portable operation centre, UUV, towed sonar & mine neutralisation system.

#Minehunting #Minewarfare #AutonomousSystems #UUV #MaritimeAutonomousSystems
BZ #HMSDefender - won in six categories of the RN Surface Flotilla 2020 awards.

• Best destroyer 
• Naval Capability 
• Above Water Warfare 
• Engineering 
• Signals Intelligence 
• Seamanship

#Type45Destroyer #RoyalNavy #FleetAwards #SurfaceFlotilla
CO #HMSLancaster casts a wreath into the waters near Bodø, 🇳🇴 Norway believed to be the last resting place of submarine HMS Syrtis that disappeared without trace in 1944 taking her crew of 48 with her.

#Remembrance #WWII #WorldWarTwo #SubmarineService #WeWillRememberThem #Arctic #Type23Frigate #RoyalNavy #Wreath
#HMSAlbion conducts replenishment at sea from Spanish 🇪🇸 auxiliary ESP BAC Patiño during operation #SeaGuardian in the #Mediterranean 

#LRGX #RoyalNavy #Flagship #MaritimeSecurity #SpanishNavy #ReplenishmentAtSea #RAS #NATO
New article on our website #linkinbio

In focus: HMS Sutherland – a workhorse of the Royal Navy fleet

#RoyalNavy #Type23Frigate #FleetReadyEscort #TowedArrayPatrolShip #LIFEX #Frigate #Warship #SurfaceFeet
Cdr Tim Hutchins take over  command of the British Defence Singapore Support Unit from Cdr Paul Bastiaens 

The unit provides logistic support to UK and allied forces in the region - in particular fuelling (at Senoko) and the Sembawang port facility.

#Singapore #Sembawang #ChangeofCommand #BDSSU  #BersamaLima  #RoyalNavy
🇺🇸 USNS Medgar Evers arrives in #Gibraltar this morning.

#SupplyShip #AuxiliaryShip #USNavy #SolidStoreShip #GibraltarHarbour 

Via @daviation_photography
#RFATidespring off Rame Head this morning.

#RoyalFleetAuxiliary #Tanker #RHIBs #RIBs #RameHead #Cornwall #RamePeninsula 

Via @defenceimagesuk
#HMSDiamond outbound from #Plymouth this morning

#Type45Destroyer #RoyalNavy #Sunrise #PlymouthSound 

Via: RfaNostalgia
Merlin Mk4s deliver aid from #RFAArgus to hurricane-ravaged communities of north-eastern Honduras 🇭🇳 

Relief supplies are packaged in 500kg bags carried in pairs beneath the aircraft and delivered to aid stations ashore. 

#RoyalFleetAuxiliary #RoyalNavy #FleetAirArm #Honduras #AidSupplies #HelicopterDelivery #UKAid #HADR #HumanitarinAid
The pandemic has seen a big recruitment boom - 30% rise in application to join the #RoyalNavy

#HMSRaleigh has doubled its capacity with an additional 330 recruits and #BRNCDartmouth about to start second intake of rating recruits.

For the first time #HMSCollingwood will be used to conduct basic training for 500 rating recruits in Jan 2021.

#Sailors #Recuitment #Pandemic #MadeintheRoyalNavy
£34M submarine escape, rescue, abandonment and survival (SMERAS) training building has been completed at #HMNBClyde - all submariner  training centralised at #Faslane.

Replaces facility at Gosport. 

#SubmarinerTraining #EscapeTraining #SurvivalTraining #SeaSurvival #Liferaft #RoyalNavy #SEMRAS #Scotland
🇳🇱 Dutch warships #HNLMSEvertsen and #HNLMSZeeland in Plymouth Sound this morning 

#FOST #NetherlandsNavy #PlymouthSound #NATO #EuropeanPartners #OPerationalSeaTraining #OPV #Frigate #Jennycliff #PlymouthBreakwater #Plymouth

Via @defenceimagesuk
Mortar Troop #45Commando #RoyalMarines modelling the new commando uniform. 

#FutureCommando #Mortar #Uniform
Hard-worked frigate #HMSKent back out to sea again after a brief stop in Portsmouth for the weekend.

#Type23Frigate #RoyalNavy #Portsmouth #PitStop #LogisticStop #HardWorker 
 
Via: PortsmouthProud
The mighty Chinook had just celebrated 40 years in UK service. 

#RAF #Chinook #LongService #ClassicAircraft #Helicopter #MilitaryHelicopter #Submarine #AstuteClass #SpecialForces #RoyalNavy #HeavyLift #Logistics #TroopTransport
¢RFATidespring framed by 🇩🇰HDMS Esbern Snare off Plymouth today 

Via: RfaNostalgia #RoyalFleetAuxiliary #Plymouth #DanishNavy #FOST #Tanker
Merlin Mk2 of #814NAS (Tail number ZH850) landing at Fort Blockhouse #Gosport for short visit this morning.

#RoyalNavy #MerlinHelicopter #MerlinMk2 #FleetAirArm 

Via: Amy Savage
#HMSLedbury back out of Portsmouth this morning. 

Hopefully machinery problems she experienced last week now resolved.

#RoyalNavy #MCMV #Minehunter #HuntClass #Portsmouth #Harbour #Departure 

Via: PortsmouthProud
#RFAFortVictoria alongside in Devonport 

via P3arnyB3ar

#shipsatnight #RoyalFleetAuxiliary #Devonport #Plymouth #Refelections #SouthYard #Waterfront
#HMSMedway exercises with 🇧🇷NPa Bocaina (ex-HMS Spey sold to Brazil in 1998)

#ExRoyalNavy #RiverClassMCMV #HMSSpey #OPV #PatrolShips #Caribbean #BrazilianNavy #RoyalNavy #OOWManouvers #NavalExercise #Sailpast
#HMSMedway conducts Officer of the Watch manoeuvres with the Brazilian🇧🇷 warships NPa Macau (pictured) and NPa Bocaina in the #Caribbean

#OPV #PatrolShips #BrazilianNavy #RoyalNavy #OOWManouvers #NavalExercise #Sailpast
101 bags of UK aid - food, water, shelters and sanitary products delivered from #RFAArgus to US partners coordinating hurricane relief in #Honduras 🇭🇳

#RoyalFleetAuxiliary #RoyalNavy #MerlinHelicopter #UnderslungLoad #UKAid #DisasterRelief #MerlinMk4 #FleetAirArm
#HMSScott brought out of dry dock in Falmouth this week as maintenance period progresses.

#DryDock #SurveyShip #OceanSurveyVessel #Hydrography #Oceanography #HydrographicSurvey #ShipRepair #ShipMaintenance  #Docks #Cornwall #RoyalNavy
#HMSDragon entered the Black Sea during the first three weeks of October 2020 - including visits to Ukraine 🇺🇦 Georgia 🇬🇪and Romania 🇷🇴

#Type45Destroyer #RoyalNavy #BlackSea #NATO #Georgia #Ukraine #Romania #DefenceDiplomacy #NavalPresence
Bit bouncy out there today #RFATideforce 

#RoyalFleetAuxiliary #Waves #SeaSpray #Swell #Tanker #Foredeck
Merlin Mk4 of #845NAS prepares to land on #RFAArgus after a reconnaissance mission over 🇭🇳Honduras in support of relief operations in the wake of Hurricane Eta and Iota.

#RoyalFleetAuxiliary #FleetAirArm #RoyalNavy #DisasterRelief #Honduras #Reconnaissance #HumanitarianAid #MerlinMk4 #MerlinHelicopter
#HMSDragon arrives home in Portsmouth this morning after Mediterranean and Black Sea #LRGX deployment.

#WelcomeHome #Homecoming #RoundTower #Portsmouth #Type45Destroyer #RoyalNavy 

via: PortsmouthProud
#RFALymeBay arrives in Souda Bay, 🇬🇷Crete yesterday after patrols in support of NATO operation #SeaGuardian

#RoyalFleetAuxiliary #Crete #NSSoudaBay #LogisticShip #LRGX #MediterraneanSea
#HMSDiamond outbound from #Plymouth this evening on completion of 4 weeks of Operational Sea Training and assessment 

#FOST #Type45Destroyer #RoyalNavy #PlymouthSound #OperationalSeaTraining 

via: Kevin Kelway
CO and bridge team onboard RN flagship #HMSAlbion during operations in the Mediterranean

#Captain #CommandingOfficer #ShipsBridge #OfficeroftheWatch #Flagship #Navigator #Quartermaster #RoyalNavy
🇷🇺 Russian Udaloy-class destroyer FRS Vice-Admiral Kulakov seen in the Moray Firth from #HMSTyne 

#Russia #RussianNavy
This week #HMSTyne monitored another group of 🇷🇺 Russian warships in Moray Firth.

Udaloy-class destroyer Vice-Admiral Kulakov, AGI Viktor Leonov, frigate Steregushchy and tanker Akademik Pashin

#OPV #RoyalNavy #RussianNavy #MorayFirth
#HMSTamar arrives in #Portsmouth this morning

#RoyalNavy #OPV 

Via: Amy Savage
#HMSKent

Via: PortsmouthProud
#HMSKent returns to Portsmouth this morning after 2 months away working with Carrier Strike Group #Groupex Exercise Joint Warrior #JW202 and trip to Gibraltar.

Via: Amy Savage

#Type23Frigate #Portsmouth #BackHome #RoyalNavy
#HMSLancaster ships company snowball fight during logistic stop in Bodo, 🇳🇴Norway

#Snowballfight #LogisticStop #RoyalNavy #Type23Frigate #Norway #Bodo #Sailors #Snow #Arctic #ArcticCircle #HighNorth
#HMSDauntless undocking at #CammelLaird shipyard today as Power Improvement Package (PIP) - project to insert new engines appears to be on track despite #COVID19

#Type45Destroyer #NewEngines #DryDock #Undock #Birkenhead #Merseyside #Shipyard #Shiprepair #RoyalNavy
New article on our website: 

Royal Navy emerges stronger from initial defence review announcements 

#linkinbio

#IntegratedReview #ISDR #DefenceReview #MinistryofDefence #DefenceSpending #FutureNavy #Defence Funding #Politics #RoyalNavy
#HMSDiamond back into Devonport this evening.

#Hamoaze #DevilsPoint #Type45Destroyer #RoyalNavy #Plymouth #HMNBDevonport #FOST

via @DefenceImagesUK
#HMSDiamond and #RFATidespring off Plymouth this afternoon 

#FOST #RoyalNavy #RoyalFleetAuxiliary #Plymouth #Type45Destroyer #Tanker #AuxiliaryShip #WildcatHelicopter 

via: RFA Nostalgia
Work continues on #HMSDauntless and #RFATidesurge under the rainbow #CammellLaird 

#Type45Destroyer #RoyalNavy #RoyalFleetAuxiliary #ShipRepair #Birkenhead #Merseyside #DryDock
Dutch OPV 🇳🇱 HNLMS Zeeland arrives in Plymouth Sound this morning.  #RFATidespring and 🇳🇱 HNLMS Evertsen beyond.

#RoyalFleetAuxiliary #KonMarine #DutchNavy #OPV #Plymouth #FOST 

Via @DefenceImagesUK
#HMSNorthumberland inbound to #Faslane yesterday

#Type23Frigate #RoyalNavy #Scotland #HMNBClyde
#HMSAlbion hosts a Sea King helicopter on her flight deck for the first time in many years. (from 🇪🇸Spanish Auxiliary SPS Patino) 

#SeaKing #SeaKingHelicopter #SpanishNavy #RoyalNavy #FlightDeck #FlightDeckOfficer
#HMSAlbion replenished at sea from 🇪🇸Spanish Auxiliary SPS Patino while on operation #SeaGuardian

#SNMG2 #ReplenishmentAtSea #RAS #Flagship #RoyalNavy #AuxiliaryShip #Tanker #SPSPatino #Refuelling #OperationSeaGuardian #LRGX
🇧🇬 Bulgarian frigate - BNG Smeli seen from #HMSAlbion

Koni-class frigate built in 1973 for the Soviet navy.

#BulgarianNavy #Frigate #SovietNavy #Antique
Ships of Standing NATO Maritime Group Two  seen from #HMSAlbion in the Eastern Mediterranean.

🇧🇬 Bulgarian frigate - BNG Smeli, 
🇪🇸Spanish Auxiliary SPS Patino and
🇪🇸 Spanish frigate SPS Cristobal Colon
#HMSNorthumberland inbound on the Clyde today.

#Type23Frigate #RiverClyde #Faslane #RoyalNavy #TAPS #FRE

Via: Sheila Weir
#HMSCattistock MCM #Crew8 returns to Portsmouth this morning after a completing a month #FOST in Scottish waters.

#RoyalNavy #MCMV #Minehunter #TupperwareNavy #Portsmouth #Homecoming #SeaTraining #OperationalSeaTraining

Via: Portsmouth Proud

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