HMS Northumberland sails into Liverpool for four-day visit

May 22, 2019 – Frigate HMS Northumberland sailed into Liverpool for a four-day logistics stop after shadowing a Russian naval vessel through the English Channel. The Plymouth-based Type 23 frigate arrived at Liverpool’s cruise liner berth with her ship’s company lining the upper deck in full ceremonial uniforms.   The ship and her crew – including three Liverpool natives –…

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DE&S Awards £23m Radio Contract Keeping Sailors Connected at Sea

December 5, 2018 – Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S), the Ministry of Defence procurement organization, has signed a £23 million agreement to provide Royal Navy and Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) ships with new radios. The state-of-the-art radios will be installed on 39 ships in total, including Type 23 Frigates, survey and ice patrol vessels, minehunters and RFA supply ships and…

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Royal Navy ship set for Australia

Defence Secretary Gavin Williamson has confirmed that HMS Sutherland will visit Australia in the New Year as part of her Asia Pacific deployment. The Defence Secretary had announced that the ship would sail to the Asia Pacific whilst addressing the crew on-board in Devonport on Friday, and has now provided further information of the deployment. During recent conversations with Australian…

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