Maintaining HMS Forth in the Falklands

HMS Forth, the first of the Royal Navy’s ‘Batch Two’ Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPVs), plays a critical role in the Royal Navy’s strategy of reassurance and engagement in the Falkland Islands. For fifteen years we at BAE Systems have supported this role, with great success. The Falkland Islands are approximately 8,000 miles from the UK so we really are working…

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UK Has Made Great Strides But Must Rise to Future Challenges

The Royal Navy must continue its technological and structural revolution to meet the challenges it – and the nation – face over the next decade. First Sea Lord Admiral Sir Tony Radakin says tremendous progress has been made over the past two years of the transformation program. But in a wide-ranging interview, he said the Navy had to continue to…

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