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HMS Victorious

Royal Navy reiterates strategic importance of undersea battlespace to UK

The undersea battlespace remains critical to UK security and interests, a senior Royal Navy (RN) officer told a major underwater defence show in London. Giving...
USS Gabrielle Giffords

Striking Back

Raytheon’s Tomahawk cruise missile Block development provides new challenges to Kongsberg’s increasingly popular Naval Strike Missile. For a long time in the post-Cold War world,...
The UK Royal Navy (RN) submarine HMS Vanguard

UK Trident test demonstrates submarine’s readiness to return to operations

The UK Royal Navy (RN) submarine HMS Vanguard has conducted a Trident missile firing that has demonstrated the boat’s readiness to return to operations...
Tomahawk cruise missile

Japan signs deal to purchase US Tomahawk missiles

Japan has signed an agreement with the United States to purchase the Raytheon Tomahawk land-attack sea-launched cruise missile. Under the agreement – which was signed...
An artist’s rendering of the SSN-AUKUS submarine

UK announces GBP4 billion AUKUS submarine design contract

The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has announced the award of a GBP4 billion (USD4.9 billion) contract to deliver the detailed design and long-lead...
The Royal Navy’s carrier strike group

DSEI 2023: UK First Sea Lord stresses need for navy to accelerate technological and...

The UK Royal Navy (RN) is facing an ever-increasing pace of change in threats, and must pick up the pace of its own technological...
A Puma uncrewed air system

DSEI 2023: UK MoD highlights Royal Navy crewed and uncrewed capability developments in delivering...

Crewed and uncrewed system programmes will both play crucial roles in delivering new operational capability for the UK Royal Navy (RN) increasingly quickly, Minister...
HMS LANCASTER

UK MoD contracts SEA for continued Royal Navy surface ship combat system support

The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) has awarded defence mission solutions company SEA a five-year contract to provide in-service combat system support, focused on...
HMS Defender

Multi-Mission Platforms: Armada’s Top 10 Destroyers and Frigates

New generations of destroyers and frigates are continuing to bring an increase in capability, and an increase in contribution across the battlespace. As state-on-state strategic...
Joint Viking 2023

Joint Viking reinforces deterrence for Norway and NATO’s northern flank

Norway has kicked off ‘Joint Viking 2023’, a multinational exercise designed to demonstrate the defence of Norway and of NATO’s northern flank. Running between 6...

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