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#koninklijkemarine OPV 🇳🇱 HNLMS Holland arrived in London yesterday, berthed alongside HMS Belfast (1938).

#WarshipVisit #London #NetherlandsNavy #OPV #TowerBridge #PoolofLondon #TowerofLondon

Via: Capt. G. Nijenhuis
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New article on our website #LinkInBio

Type 26 frigate construction and shipyard investment – progress update.

#Type26Frigate #RoyalNavy #Shipbuilding #Govan #Scotstoun #Glasgow

Photo: Brian Gallagher
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🇫🇷French Frigate FS Premier Maître L'Her arrived in Leith for her final overseas port visit after 44 years of service for the #MarineNationale to celebrate #EntenteCordial120
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BREAKING:

The MoD has announced it will accelerate the DragonFire Laser weapon from a demonstrator programme to an operational capability to be installed on Royal Navy warships.

Initially for use as a counter-UAV solution, it is hoped it will be operational by 2027 but prototypes might be sent to Ukraine sooner.

#Laser #directedenergyweapons #counteruav #counteruas #FutureNavy #futureweapon #DragonFire #MBDA #Leonardo #qinetiq
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Ukrainian minehunters 🇺🇦UNS Cherkasy and Chernihiv to be based in Portsmouth for the foreseeable future and will exercise with RN and USN.

They currently cannot enter the Black Sea due to the terms of the Montreux Convention but are being prepared for post-war mine clearance operations.
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#RFAStrlngCastle formally welcomed into RFA service at service of dedication held in Leith today in the presence of HRH Prince Edward.

#serviceofdedication #NamingCeremony #RoyalFleetAuxiliary #MotherShip #Leith #PrinceEdward
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BREAKING:

MoD has officially confirmed #RFACardiganBay is the vessel on her way to the eastern Mediterranean to join the US-led humanitarian aid operation to Gaza.

She passed through the Suez Canal today and is likely initially bound for Cyprus. 

#HMSDiamond previously escorted her through the Red Sea.

#RoyalFleetAuxiliary #Gaza #HumanitarianAid
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CRASH

🇪🇸Spanish Guardia Civil patrol boat Rio Belelle M55 rams a runway light stanchion while in Gibraltar Territorial Waters last night.

Via @ryan_ocana_
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🇺🇦 UNS Chernihiv (ex-HMS Grimsby) follows her sister ship Cherkasy into Portsmouth this morning. 

Via @_cnpics_ 

#Minehunter #Ukraine #Portsmouth
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🇪🇸Spanish Guardia Civil patrol boat Rio Belelle M55 crashed into a runway light stanchion while in #Gibraltar Territorial Waters last night. Believed it was in pursuit of a RIB and shots may have been fired.

The boat sustained significant damage and had to be lifted out of the water and is now on the hard at Alcaidesa Marina.

#GuardiaCivil #marineaccident #britishgibraltarterritorialwaters
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JFD has successfully mobilised the NATO Submarine Rescue System (NSRS) during an 8-day exercise off the Isle of Arran in difficult weather conditions.

Portable Launch and Recovery System (PLARS), Submarine Rescue Vehicle (SRV) and Portable Navigation, Tracking and Communication System (PNTCS) were embarked on SD Northern River.

The exercise provided the opportunity to maintain competency of JFD operational personnel through a series of SRV dives.

#SubmarineRescue #sdnorthernriver #NSRS #submarinerescuesystem
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