HMS Argyll Marks 30 Years in Commission

June 16, 2021 – Thirty years – and 32 times around the globe – were celebrated as Britain’s longest-serving frigate marked a milestone birthday at sea. The Plymouth-based warship, which has just completed involvement in the largest anti-missile/air exercise at sea in the Western Hemisphere, enjoyed an afternoon of flight-deck celebrations in the Atlantic. The frigate’s 18th Commanding Officer Commander…

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Royal Navy joins NATO’s major missile test off Scotland

May 15, 2021 – Three Royal Navy warships today join NATO allies in the world’s largest test of naval air and missile defences. Played out off Scotland’s Outer Hebrides and Norway’s Arctic coast, the three-week-long Formidable Shield 2021 will test missile systems, sensors, software – and the hundreds of men and women operating them as they demonstrate their ability to…

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Royal Navy Shadows Seven Russian Ships in English Channel & North Sea

March 26, 2020 – As the Royal Navy prepares to help the NHS and other government departments deal with the response to the coronavirus outbreak, nine British ships have been shadowing seven Russian vessels in waters around the UK. The Navy has completed a concentrated operation to shadow the Russian warships after unusually high levels of activity in the English…

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