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Royal Navy scramble 4,900-tonne warship to intercept Russian fleet in English Channel

08 January 2018 19:30:53 mirror - News

HMS Westminster - which was refitted with a new weapons system last year - has been tasked with keeping an eye on Vladimir Putin's four ships sailing close to UK waters

Vice All News Time08 January 2018 19:30:53


Royal Navy crew spends Christmas Day escorting Russian warship through North Sea near UK waters

26 December 2017 09:47:57 mirror - News

The HMS St Albans set sail on December 23 to monitor the Russian Admiral Gorshkov frigate following a recent "upsurge" in Russian units travelling through UK waters

Vice All News Time26 December 2017 09:47:57

HMS St Albans: Russian warship escorted by UK frigate in North Sea

26 December 2017 01:40:19 BBC News - UK

The Royal Navy says HMS St Albans was called to monitor the Russian ship's activity near UK waters.

Vice All News Time26 December 2017 01:40:19

Firing trials of Royal Navy's new missile completed

20 December 2017 12:36:59 BBC News - UK

The tests of the Royal Navy's Sea Ceptor weapon were conducted on the Hebrides Rocket Range.

Vice All News Time20 December 2017 12:36:59

All six of the Royal Navy's Type 45 destroyers tied up in Portsmouth in humiliating end to '2017 - Year of the Navy'

19 December 2017 23:17:56 mirror - News

The Ministry of Defence claimed 2017 would herald "a new era of maritime power"

Vice All News Time19 December 2017 23:17:56

HMS Queen Elizabeth: Leak found on new aircraft carrier

19 December 2017 02:27:38 BBC News - UK

The warship commissioned earlier this month by the Queen has a faulty seal, the Royal Navy confirms.

Vice All News Time19 December 2017 02:27:38

Royal Navy's new £3.1bn aircraft carrier has a major leak which needs repairs costing millions

19 December 2017 01:02:37 mirror - News

HMS Queen Elizabeth - UK's biggest and most powerful warship ever - has a faulty seal around its propeller shafts which is letting in 200 litres of sea water ever hour

Vice All News Time19 December 2017 01:02:37

Queen Elizabeth welcomes UK's biggest and most powerful warship EVER as Royal Navy officially collects new £3.1billion aircraft carrier

07 December 2017 14:49:52 mirror - News

At 280 metres long, with a flight deck of four acres, and weighing 65,000 tonnes, the HMS Queen Elizabeth is set to be at the forefront of the fleet for the next half a century

Vice All News Time07 December 2017 14:49:52

The Queen commissions aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth

07 December 2017 13:58:55 BBC News - UK

The Queen Elizabeth, the largest warship ever built for the Royal Navy, is commissioned.

Vice All News Time07 December 2017 13:58:55

Sailors perform Changing the Guard in historic first

26 November 2017 14:00:09 BBC News - UK

Royal Navy sailors performed the ceremony for the first time in the ceremony's 357-year history.

Vice All News Time26 November 2017 14:00:09

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