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  • Air Force celebrates 75 years with airshow

    31 March 2012

    Air Force celebrates 75 years with airshow 8:42 AM Saturday Mar 31, 2012 Email Print Planes from Australia, New Caledonia, and the US are joining today's airshow at Ohakea to celebrate the Air Force's 75th birthday. Photo / Wanganui Chronicle Around fifty...

  • Falklands veterans’ heroism “saluted” on 30th anniversary of invasion

    02 April 2012

    Falklands veterans’ heroism “saluted” on 30th anniversary of invasion News Falklands veterans’ heroism “saluted” on 30th anniversary of invasion 2 April 2012 Prime Minister David Cameron today saluted the men and women who liberated the Falkland – and...

  • US Navy Unveils First Fleet P-8A Poseidon to Public

    03 April 2012

    Navy Unveils First Fleet P-8A Poseidon to Public Jacksonville, FL - 4/1/2012 Printer friendly ShareThis NAS Jacksonville, Fla. - Guests tour the newly unveiled P-8A Poseidon aircraft after the fleet transition roll-out ceremony at NAS Jacksonville March...

  • For The Stokers out there

    03 April 2012

    Tyne team power down as legendary engine is switched off at Sultan News Tyne team power down as legendary engine is switched off at Sultan 3 April 2012 An era in naval engineering has passed with training on a powerhouse of the Fleet for the past 40 years...

  • 43 Commando resurrected

    04 April 2012

    43 Commando resurrected as historic Royal Marines unit returns News 43 Commando resurrected as historic Royal Marines unit returns 3 April 2012 One of the most famous names in Royal Marines history has returned with the re-formation of 43 Commando at...

  • Indian navy to deploy Russian nuclear submarine

    04 April 2012

    Indian navy to deploy Russian nuclear submarine India has renamed the submarine the Chakra II Continue reading the main story Related Stories India leases Russian nuclear sub India launches nuclear submarine Twenty die on Russian submarine India is to...

  • Her Majesty's saltiest sea dog: Royal Navy sailor completes 33 years of service with an incredible THIRTEEN years at sea

    04 April 2012

    Her Majesty's saltiest sea dog: Royal Navy sailor completes 33 years of service with an incredible THIRTEEN years at sea By ANTHONY BOND PUBLISHED: 12:00 EST, 3 April 2012 | UPDATED: 13:03 EST, 3 April 2012 Comments (51) Share On dry land: Leading Logistician...

  • HMS Dauntless debuts on the world stage

    05 April 2012

    Dauntless debuts on the world stage as she sails on maiden deployment News Dauntless debuts on the world stage as she sails on maiden deployment 4 April 2012 HMS Dauntless today sailed from Portsmouth on her maiden deployment, bound for the South Atlantic....

  • Coronation Street and HMS Liverpool

    05 April 2012

    Crazy Red Chicken turns Crazy Red Chuck News Crazy Red Chicken turns Crazy Red Chuck 5 April 2012 Viewers of Britain’s best-loved soap might see a new addition to the decorations of the Rovers Return in the coming weeks: some HMS Liverpool memorabilia....

  • HMS Clyde in South Georgia

    05 April 2012

    Clyde’s sailors help preserve South Atlantic paradise News Clyde’s sailors help preserve South Atlantic paradise 5 April 2012 Sailors from HMS Clyde helped preserve the wildlife paradise that is South Georgia by clearing up the debris left by a shipwreck....

  • North Korean subs sought

    06 April 2012

    North Korean subs sought Updated at 6:09 am today South Korea is reportedly searching for four North Korean submarines that disappeared after leaving their bases. A military source quoted in a South Korean newspaper says up to four North Korean submarines...

  • Drifting ship to be sunk by Coast Guard

    06 April 2012

    Drifting ship to be sunk by Coast Guard Updated at 10:03 am today The United States Coast Guard is preparing to sink a Japanese fishing boat adrift off the coast of Alaska that was washed out to sea by last year's tsunami. The 60-metre Ryou-Un Maru has...

  • Arms dealer sentenced to prison

    06 April 2012

    Arms dealer sentenced to prison Updated 13 minutes ago A Russian arms dealer has been sentenced to prison for 25 years by a US judge in New York. Viktor Bout, who was the subject of a book titled Merchant of Death, was arrested in Bangkok in 2008 after...

  • Falklands 30 – the Fleet sails

    08 April 2012

    Falklands 30 – the Fleet sails I’m actually a day late with this one, but better late than never! After the Argentine invasion of the Falklands on 2 April 1982, we have already heard about how the First Sea Lord Admiral Sir Henry Leach persuaded the Prime...

  • ANZUS returning??

    10 April 2012

    US Marines to train in New Zealand VERNON SMALL Last updated 18:24 10/04/2012 Share Print Text Size Politics Paid parental leave extension backed 'Hazardous' decision for NZ-bound asylum seekers Marie Shroff: Privacy lessons for the public sector Greens'...

  • For all the Diver Dan's out there

    10 April 2012

    Big bangs on Easter Day as Navy divers blow up two wartime bombs in the Thames Estuary News Big bangs on Easter Day as Navy divers blow up two wartime bombs in the Thames Estuary 10 April 2012 Royal Navy divers from Portsmouth blew up two wartime pieces...

  • Another new one for the RN

    10 April 2012

    World’s best Defender almost ready to sign for the Navy News World’s best Defender almost ready to sign for the Navy 10 April 2012 The fifth of Britain’s Type 45 destroyers is ‘tuned to optimum performance’ after completing her second period of sea trials...

  • NZ drops veteran from trip

    11 April 2012

    NZ drops veteran from trip TRACY NEAL Last updated 13:00 11/04/2012 Share Print Text Size 22 comments MARTIN DE RUYTER 'MOSSIE' PILOT: John Beeching of Nelson with a painting of one of the RAF Mosquito bombers he flew during World War II. An English-born...

  • Things a little unsettled

    11 April 2012

    Philippine Warship in Standoff With China Vessels Article Comments (35) MORE IN WORLD » Email Print Save ↓ More smaller Larger By JAMES HOOKWAY The Philippine government Wednesday said its newest warship is locked in a standoff with two Chinese surveillance...

  • Philippine Warship in Standoff With China Vessels

    11 April 2012

    Philippine Warship in Standoff With China Vessels Article Comments (35) MORE IN WORLD » Email Print Save ↓ More smaller Larger By JAMES HOOKWAY The Philippine government Wednesday said its newest warship is locked in a standoff with two Chinese surveillance...

  • Why the UK's carriers will not be 'airfields at sea'

    11 April 2012

    Why the UK's carriers will not be 'airfields at sea' Print By: PETER COLLINS 20 hours ago Source: Stick or twist? That is the choice facing UK defence secretary Philip Hammond, who is poised to announce a decision on the future of the nation's carrier...

  • HMS Daring

    12 April 2012

    Wet decks and DIMDEX for Daring in the Gulf News Wet decks and DIMDEX for Daring in the Gulf 11 April 2012 HMS Daring has flown the flag for the Royal Navy – and UK industry – at the biggest naval showcase in the Middle East. Britain’s most advanced warship,...

  • HMS Westminster visits Kenya

    12 April 2012

    Capital eyes on Mombasa as HMS Westminster visits Kenya News Capital eyes on Mombasa as HMS Westminster visits Kenya 11 April 2012 HMS Westminster’s pirate-busters trained with their Kenyan counterparts when the Portsmouth warship visited the great port...

  • HMS Middleton - Minehunter in the Gulf

    12 April 2012

    Mighty Midd’s minehunting mission musters mock mines News Mighty Midd’s minehunting mission musters mock mines 12 April 2012 HMS Middleton demonstrated her minehunting prowess during an exercise with the US Navy – finding a grand total of 13 dummy mines...

  • HMS Triumph's mascot

    12 April 2012

    Rocky II premieres as Triumph teddy makes his mark News Rocky II premieres as Triumph teddy makes his mark 12 April 2012 After his debut back in February, the Navy’s only qualified teddy bear submariner, HMS Triumph’s Lt Rocky, has continued his adventures...

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