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Royal Navy releases details on Exercise Joint Warrior - BBC News

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 11:17:57 GMT


BBC News

Royal Navy releases details on Exercise Joint Warrior
BBC News
The Royal Navy has set out details of this year's second staging of UK-led Nato exercise Joint Warrior. The training involving army, navy and air force personnel, is held twice a year around north-west Scotland. Between 1-12 October, live firing is to ...

Sunderland in talks with Royal Navy over new adopted ship after HMS Ocean is decommissioned - Sunderland Echo

Fri, 22 Sep 2017 05:25:13 GMT


Sunderland Echo

Sunderland in talks with Royal Navy over new adopted ship after HMS Ocean is decommissioned
Sunderland Echo
Sunderland is in talks about the possibility of adopting another warship after HMS Ocean retires. The Royal Navy's Fleet Flagship has been affiliated with Sunderland throughout her 20 years of service and the Freedom of the City was bestowed upon the ...

Royal Navy a 'laughing stock' with three quarters of its warships out of action and 'struggling to protect British ... - Telegraph.co.uk

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 08:05:36 GMT


Telegraph.co.uk

Royal Navy a 'laughing stock' with three quarters of its warships out of action and 'struggling to protect British ...
Telegraph.co.uk
The Royal Navy can only send a quarter of its warships to sea due to spending cuts which have left the armed forces "struggling to protect Britain's citizens", the Telegraph has learned. Currently 13 of the Navy's 19-strong fleet of Type 23 frigates ...

Royal Navy 'can only send a quarter of its warships to sea after Armed Forces budget cuts' - Daily Mail

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 00:03:39 GMT


Daily Mail

Royal Navy 'can only send a quarter of its warships to sea after Armed Forces budget cuts'
Daily Mail
The Royal Navy can only send a quarter of its warships to sea due to cuts to the Armed Forces budget, according to reports. Of the navy's 19 Type 23 frigates and Type 45 destroyers, 13 have to stay docked because of a lack of resources, sources said.

Blind Royal Navy Veteran Wins International Prize - Forces Network

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 11:05:25 GMT


Forces Network

Blind Royal Navy Veteran Wins International Prize
Forces Network
British Royal Navy Veteran Penny Melville-Brown is not your average chef. She is in fact blind. Penny Joined the Women's Royal Naval Service in 1977 after completing her university degree and post-graduate qualification. She was commissioned Third ...

How Teaching & Invictus Helped A Royal Navy Afghanistan Veteran - Forces Network

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 10:44:36 GMT


Forces Network

How Teaching & Invictus Helped A Royal Navy Afghanistan Veteran
Forces Network
A Royal Navy veteran has told Forces Network how competing in the Invictus Games and getting a new job as a science teacher has helped her recovery. Leading Medical Assistant Faith Fordham is one of the 90-strong team who'll be representing the UK in ...

Royal Navy sends just one (casualty) ship to showpiece sea and air event - Telegraph.co.uk

Thu, 31 Aug 2017 18:24:31 GMT


Telegraph.co.uk

Royal Navy sends just one (casualty) ship to showpiece sea and air event
Telegraph.co.uk
The Royal Navy is so overstretched it will be represented by just one ship at what has traditionally been its biggest festival of the year. Operational “pressures” mean the crowds at this weekend's Bournemouth Air Festival will gaze out onto only RFA ...
You wouldn't want to paint it! Workers apply final touches to Royal Navy's latest £3bn aircraft carrier HMS Prince ...Daily Mail
Navy families prepare for HMS Penzance homecomingNews & Star

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Daughter of Royal Navy PoW launches emotional search for Japanese boy who helped him survive WW2 - Telegraph.co.uk

Sat, 16 Sep 2017 13:00:56 GMT


Telegraph.co.uk

Daughter of Royal Navy PoW launches emotional search for Japanese boy who helped him survive WW2
Telegraph.co.uk
The daughter of a Royal Navy sailor who spent more than three-and-a-half years in a prisoner of war camp in Japan has launched an appeal for help to find the Japanese boy who helped him survive the ordeal. Barbara Mottershaw has spent two weeks in ...

Kent's Last Heroes: Deaf navy veteran Michael Shepherd, 94, tells his remarkable story - Kent Live

Sun, 24 Sep 2017 05:08:26 GMT


Kent's Last Heroes: Deaf navy veteran Michael Shepherd, 94, tells his remarkable story
Kent Live
In the second instalment of Kent's Last Heroes, Royal Navy veteran Michael Shepherd recalls life on the world's deadliest oceans... "My father was in the army during the First World War – in Gallipoli for a time. One thing I did not want to do was join ...

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