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#babcockinternationalgroup report operating profit of £237.8m on £4.4Bn revenues for 2023-24. 

The Type 31 Project has recorded a £90M loss to be spread over the life of the programme - mainly due to inflation and higher labour costs. 

Dispute Resolution Process with MoD has been settled, enabling the restructuring of the programme to drive efficiency and to protect the in-service date.

#Type31Frigate #Shipbuilding #RoyalNavy
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Houthis targeted at least two ships in the Red Sea with one-way attack USVs on 15th July. 

Video released of strike on tanker MV Chios Lion believed to be carrying sanctioned Russian oil to Asia. 

No crew injured but the ship is now leaking a 200km-long oil slick.

#RedSea #MerchantShipping #HouthiRebels #USV #AttackDrone
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#HMSQueenElizabeth set to leave Rosyth sometime between 19th - 24th July (subject to weather and tidal windows) following completion of work to replace both propellor shafts.

#AircraftCarrier #RoyalNavy #Rosyth #ShipRepair #DryDock
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George Robertson, a former defence secretary and NATO secretary general has been appointed by @johnhealeymp to lead the defence review that will conclude in the first half of next year.

#DefenceReview
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After visiting HMNB Clyde and 
Sheffield Forgemasters, Defence Secretary @johnhealeymp presented 🇦🇺Australian Deputy Prime Minister 
richard.marles with SSN-AUKUS model 

#AUKUS #SSN #Submarine #RoyalNavy #RoyalAustralianNavy
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MV Eddystone inbound to #Gibraltar this morning

#RoRo #StrategicSeaLift #MilitaryLogistics 

Via @gibraltar_airport_spotter
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The MoD has awarded an £18 million contract to @forumenergytech (FET) for the provision of a Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV), plus in-service spares and support.

Pictured: FET XLX-C ROV on the deck of 
#RFAProteus May 2024.

#ROV #SeabedWarfare #ARoyalNavy #RoyalFleetAuxiliary
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Cdr Chris Jones (left) hands over command of 824 NAS (Merlin Mk2 training Squadron) to Cdr Alex Kelley 
at #RNASCuldrose

#ChangeofCommand #RoyalNavy #824NAS #FleetAirArm
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