RFA Fort Victoria Returns From Deployment

RFA Fort Victoria, has returned to the UK after a 195-day deployment with the Royal Navy’s Carrier Strike Group. The 33,675-tonne Auxiliary ship arrived back at Defence Munitions (DM) Crombie in West Fife on Sunday, December 12. Speaking of the Carrier Strike Group deployment, Commanding Officer of RFA Fort Victoria Captain Chris Clarke said: “RFA Fort Victoria has proven that…

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HMS Diamond and Defender Complete Mammoth Mission

There was double delight for destroyers Defender and Diamond as the warships received a warm welcome from families after a landmark deployment. The two ships sailed into Portsmouth Naval Base 60 minutes apart ­– and a few hours ahead of the nation’s flagship, aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth, which they accompanied for most of the past seven months. The duo…

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HMS Kent Keeps Busy in Indo-Pacific

After some rest and recuperation alongside in Guam, HMS Kent’s sailors were ready to get back into the thick of Carrier Strike Group activities. The Portsmouth-based frigate is currently in the Indo-Pacific region and has taken part in a number of exercises alongside fellow Royal Navy ships and allies. Shortly after sailing from Guam, Kent and the HMS Queen Elizabeth-led…

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