Prince of Wales Holds Service Over Wreck of HMS Hood

Sailors on Britain’s biggest warship paid their respects to their forebears – 80 years after a terrible battle which stunned the Navy and nation. The crew of aircraft carrier HMS Prince of Wales held a service of thanksgiving for the men of HMS Hood over the battle-cruiser’s wreck in the Denmark Strait. More than 1,400 men were killed when the…

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Royal Navy Ends Participation in Cold Response 2022

More than 3,000 sailors and Royal Marines were deployed deep inside the Arctic Circle – ashore, at sea and in the skies of Norway – to demonstrate the UK’s commitment to safeguarding Europe’s ‘northern flank’ against any aggressor. They joined more than 27,000 personnel, warships, armor, and air power from more than two dozen NATO allies and partners for Cold…

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HMS Prince of Wales in NATO Exercise Cold Response

Britain’s biggest warship lined up with allied warships in a demonstration of unified naval might on the eve of the largest Arctic exercises for 30 years. Fresh from training alongside UK F-35B Lightning jets, HMS Prince of Wales, which is NATO’s command ship, sailed north for Exercise Cold Response, a month-long test by land, sea and air of allied forces…

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Aircraft Carrier to Trial Quantum Technology in Arctic

The world’s first atomic clock of its kind has been fitted to Britain’s biggest warship to help ensure pinpoint accuracy wherever she goes. Aircraft carrier HMS Prince of Wales received the state-of-the-art piece of quantum technology before sailing for Norway on Monday to take part in the largest military exercise in a generation in the Arctic. The technology – about…

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HMS Prince of Wales to Lead NATO Task Force in the Arctic

The UK’s largest warship has left Portsmouth to lead a NATO task force to the Arctic for the biggest exercises in Norway for 30 years. Aircraft carrier HMS Prince of Wales deploys in her role as NATO’s command ship to Exercise Cold Response, the large-scale Norwegian-led exercises which will see 35,000 troops from 28 nations operate together in the harshest…

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“Super Release” to Support the Carrier Strike Group in 2022

Under our seven year Joint Service Support 2 (JSS2) contract, our teams are proud to have partnered with Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S) and the Royal Navy, providing the latest capability and availability to the mission systems of the UK Royal Navy fleet, ensuring platforms are safe, secure and ready to complete their tasking. Steve Carter, Combat Systems Equipment Delivery…

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1,000th Landing Milestone for HMS Prince of Wales

It’s a magical millennial maritime moment for Britain’s biggest warship as HMS Prince of Wales hits her first 1,000 deck landings. Leading Aircraft Handler Tom Lenszner safely guided Chinook ZD 984 of the RAF’s 27 Squadron down on to the sprawling deck of the Portsmouth-based carrier during the ship’s first spell at sea in 2022. Having raised the NATO flag…

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Both Royal Navy Carriers Now Operating F-35B Aircraft

Britain’s two new aircraft carriers have been conducting simultaneous F-35B fast jet operations for the first time – thousands of miles apart. Separated by 7,000 miles, HMS Prince of Wales in the North Sea and HMS Queen Elizabeth in the Pacific have been launching and recovering the stealth strike fighter on round-the-clock sorties. Until now, the ships have embarked the…

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