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  • Naval forces converge on Scotland

    13 April 2012

    Naval forces converge on Scotland for biggest military exercise in years News Naval forces converge on Scotland for biggest military exercise in years 12 April 2012 Warships from across the globe – including a dozen Royal Navy warships, submarines and...

  • Well, there you go - National treasures 13 April 2012 2012 has begun for the world of female boxing in the RN with its fighters on a high.

    13 April 2012

    National treasures 13 April 2012 2012 has begun for the world of female boxing in the RN with its fighters on a high. Indeed all three members of the RN ladies team who represented the Service at the National Championships returned from Liverpool with...

  • HMS Belfast, last of the big guns

    13 April 2012

    Big-gun Belfast is back as cruiser prepares to re-open to the public News Big-gun Belfast is back as cruiser prepares to re-open to the public 13 April 2012 Britain’s last ‘big-gun’ warship will open its gangway once more to the public next month after...

  • Navy Rugby in UK

    14 April 2012

    Navy blow away the Eire force 13 April 2012 THE Royal Navy Rugby Union Senior XV renewed its rivalry with the Irish Defence Forces in Portsmouth last month. This was the 11th meeting of the two sides, the first being in 2002 at London Welsh. The overall...

  • Great picture

    15 April 2012

    Astronaut captures Banks Peninsula Last updated 09:44 15/04/2012 Share Print Text Size 0 comments 1 of 8 ESA/NASA Banks Peninsula. « Previous Next » An astronaut on the International Space Station has used new technology to capture an image of Banks Peninsula...

  • The US Navy has a ship that's been in service for over 200 years!

    15 April 2012

    The US Navy has a ship that's been in service for over 200 years! It’s called the USS Constitution and is the oldest active ship in the U.S. Navy-it's been in service for over 200 years! Edmund Hartt's Shipyard was commissioned to build a wooden hull...

  • Battle of Jutland - a bit of naval history

    16 April 2012

    Portsmouth and Jutland: the forgotten battle? If you had to pick one sea battle with which Portsmouthis irrevocably linked, it would probably be the Battle of Trafalgar. In terms of Portsmouth’s place in the nation’s history, Trafalgar, Nelson and 1805...

  • New RN Carrier jets

    16 April 2012

    British F35 jet makes its maiden flight News British F35 jet makes its maiden flight 16 April 2012 The prototype of the Navy’s next-generation jet has taken to the skies for the first time over Texas. BK1, the first UK trials version of the F35 Lightning...

  • HMS Westminster makes it ‘a dark day for terrorists’ with £14m drugs bust News

    17 April 2012

    Westminster makes it ‘a dark day for terrorists’ with £14m drugs bust News Westminster makes it ‘a dark day for terrorists’ with £14m drugs bust 16 April 2012 £14m of drugs used to fund terrorist activity will never reach their destination thanks to a...

  • New Passport has arrived - interesting tracking it as it travels here

    17 April 2012

    These are the results of your query Times given are local to the service area in which the shipment checkpoint is recorded Airwaybill Number Origin Service Area Destination Service Area Status 1116050596 Wellington - New Zealand Dalian - China, People's...

  • HMS York gunnery training

    17 April 2012

    Fire and fury as 847 Squadron join HMS York for gunnery training News Fire and fury as 847 Squadron join HMS York for gunnery training 17 April 2012 Lynx of the Commando Helicopter Force spent a week unleashing firepower when they joined HMS York and...

  • HMS Protector visits ice paradise as she sails further south than ever before

    19 April 2012

    Protector visits ice paradise as she sails further south than ever before News Protector visits ice paradise as she sails further south than ever before 18 April 2012 The Navy’s Antarctic patrol ship HMS Protector ventured further south than ever before...

  • Drunken sailor's disastrous night out that cost him command of a $540 million warship.

    19 April 2012

    Drunken sailor's disastrous night out By Jamie Morton and Jared Savage 5:30 AM Thursday Apr 19, 2012 Email Print EXPAND John Butcher. Photo / NZDF A disgraced senior naval officer swore in front of diplomats and later had to be pulled away from the throttle...

  • Modified Jervis Bay Class (RNZN)

    19 April 2012

    Post subject: Modified Jervis Bay Class (RNZN) Posted: Sun Apr 15, 2012 6:14 am Joined: Thu Dec 29, 2011 7:27 am Posts: 135 Location: Queensland, Australia I have been working on a modified version of my Australian Jervis Bay Class for the RNZN. Attachment:...

  • NZ's TA-4G SKYHAWK ARRIVAL AT HMAS ALBATROSS

    19 April 2012

    Home People The Fleet Bases Operations History Organisation News & Events Gallery Publications Multimedia Join the Navy Social Media Contact Us Overseas Applicants Minister Army Air Force Department TA-4G SKYHAWK ARRIVAL AT HMAS ALBATROSS Date Friday,...

  • In the Gulf

    20 April 2012

    American commander sees what Daring’s made of in the Gulf News American commander sees what Daring’s made of in the Gulf 19 April 2012 One of the most senior US naval commanders in the Gulf joined HMS Daring to see what Britain’s most advanced warship...

  • A last hurrah for Sea Dart as the missile roars off Scotland 20 April 2012 - these were the new missile system when I was doing my GI's course - maybe I am getting old now

    20 April 2012

    A last hurrah for Sea Dart as the missile roars off Scotland 20 April 2012 For probably the last time in its 40-year history the Navy’s principal shield against air attack, Sea Dart missiles, have been fired by a Royal Navy warship. HMS Edinburgh launched...

  • Go the Highlanders and Crusaders

    20 April 2012

    Highlanders down gutsy Blues in Dunedin NATHAN BURDON IN DUNEDIN Last updated 21:31 20/04/2012 Share Print Text Size Sky Sports Highlights from Highlanders vs Blues Blues 2012 season JASON OXENHAM/Fairfax NZ Zoom Michael Hobbs juggles the ball during...

  • 'Bludgers' jibe has Aussie war vets fuming

    23 April 2012

    'Bludgers' jibe has Aussie war vets fuming 7:20 AM Monday Apr 23, 2012 Email Print EXPAND Photo / Christine Cornege A transtasman war of words has broken out, days before Aussies and Kiwis mark Anzac Day, after a New Zealand journalist labelled Australian...

  • Spare seats, but not for RAF vet

    23 April 2012

    Spare seats, but not for RAF vet Public rallies to fund bomber pilot's flight TRACY NEAL Last updated 08:40 23/04/2012 Share Print Text Size 0 comments PILOT GROUNDED: Former RAF pilot John Beeching hopes to attend a UK memorial service despite being...

  • Young Kiwis to commemorate US Army landings

    23 April 2012

    Young Kiwis to commemorate US Army landings STACEY KIRK Last updated 14:07 23/04/2012 Share Print Text Size BREATHER: Scanned from book 'Brief Encounter' by Jock Phillips, the US Marines march through the streets of Wellington in a route march past Oriental...

  • This Year the ‘A’ in Anzac Stands for Australian Ships

    24 April 2012

    This Year the ‘A’ in Anzac Stands for Australian Ships Tuesday, 24 April 2012, 10:57 am Press Release: New Zealand Defence Force Media Advisory 24 April 2012 This Year the ‘A’ in Anzac Stands for Australian Ships Three Royal Australian Navy (RAN) ships...

  • students take to the skies with 727 Squadron

    25 April 2012

    URNUs turn WAFUs as students take to the skies with 727 Squadron News URNUs turn WAFUs as students take to the skies with 727 Squadron 24 April 2012 Fourteen university students were given a taste of naval aviation as they joined 727 Naval Air Squadron...

  • HMS Illustrious belches fire as her gunships test tank-busting missiles

    25 April 2012

    Illustrious belches fire as her gunships test tank-busting missiles News Illustrious belches fire as her gunships test tank-busting missiles 24 April 2012 The main tank-busting missile in Britain’s arsenal has been launched for the first time in the UK...

  • Sailors ‘cheered all the way’ through London as MPs thank sailors for their deeds in Libya

    25 April 2012

    Sailors ‘cheered all the way’ through London as MPs thank sailors for their deeds in Libya News Sailors ‘cheered all the way’ through London as MPs thank sailors for their deeds in Libya 25 April 2012 Four dozen sailors joined their RAF and Army comrades...

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