Regal Monicker for Royal Navy Nuclear Submarine The Royal Navy’s fourth Dreadnought-class submarine has been named as HMS King George VI. Ahead of a special service at Westminster Abbey today […]» Read more
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The Royal Navy is the UK’s naval warfare capability, known unofficially as the ‘Senior Service’. As of 19 March 2016, there are 77 commissioned ships (including submarines) in the Royal Navy, including an amphibious assault ship, 2 amphibious transport docks, 4 ballistic missile submarines (which maintain the UK’s nuclear deterrent), 7 nuclear fleet submarines, 6 guided missile destroyers, 13 frigates, 15 mine-countermeasure vessels and 22 patrol vessels. In addition, the Royal Navy can count upon 9 ships of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) and 5 Merchant Navy ships. The Fleet Air Arm comprises 174 aircraft.
Royal Navy to Lead European Baltic Sea Deployment in May Nearly 2,000 UK Armed Forces personnel will deploy to the Baltic Sea for a series of multinational exercises in support […]» Read more