HMS Northumberland Home From Deployment to Mediterranean & Arctic

HMS Northumberland has completed four months at the sharp end of naval operations from the Mediterranean to the freezing temperatures of the Arctic Circle. The Type 23 frigate sailed more than 20,000 miles, escorting supply ships across the Baltic with the Joint Expeditionary Force, protecting the integrity of UK waters as the Royal Navy’s very high readiness warship and working…

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HMS Northumberland Conducts Deck Student Pilot Landing Training

HMS Northumberland helped push navy aviators of the future to the limit to prepare them for operations around the world. Every pilot who wishes to operate with the Royal Navy must know how to land their aircraft on the deck of a warship in all conditions, day and night. It’s no simple task with the ship pitching and rolling beneath,…

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Norwegian Navy Trains With HMS Northumberland

June 10, 2021 (Google Translation) – In recent weeks, the annual submarine Exercise Grüner Aal has taken place in the area south of Bergen. The exercise is a bilateral torpedo shooting exercise, focusing on realistic and varied scenarios. Due to COVID, it is challenging for foreign vessels to participate. This year, it was the submarine KNM Uredd, the logistics vessel…

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Royal Navy Shadowed Nine Russian Ships in Recent Weeks

December 4, 2020 – The Royal Navy has monitored nine Russian vessels around the UK in recent weeks. Every move made by the Russians – a surfaced submarine, destroyer, corvette, patrol ship and their supporting tugs and supply ships – was watched closely by eight RN ships from the English Channel and the Celtic Sea to waters close to the…

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Queen Elizabeth Carrier Strike Group Assembles for Joint Warrior

October 5, 2020 – The Royal Navy’s new Carrier Strike Group has assembled for the first time, marking the beginning of a new era of operations. HMS Queen Elizabeth is at the center of the group which is the start of joint carrier operations between the navy and its NATO allies. Nine ships, 15 fighter jets, 11 helicopters and 3,000…

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