Royal Navy Ships Head Home After Arctic Operations

Royal Navy ships have started to return to their home ports after spending weeks in the frozen fjords of Norway. HMS Albion was welcomed back to Plymouth, followed by HMS Richmond. The pair have been working alongside other UK ships and units on NATO exercise Cold Response which saw 30,000 personnel from 26 nations train together in Arctic warfare. Type…

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HMS Richmond Patrols Baltic Sea With Allies

HMS Richmond has carried out patrols and escorted British supply ships alongside allies in the Baltic Sea. The Type 23 frigate has spent the past few weeks in the region working with navies and personnel from NATO as well as those from the Joint Expeditionary Force (JEF). Her time in the Baltic gave Richmond’s ship’s company the chance to conduct…

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Latouche-Tréville Rraining With NATO Allies in the Baltic

Deployed in the Baltic Sea, the anti-submarine frigate Latouche-Tréville conducted training maneuvers on 18 March with the Danish frigate HDMS Esbern Snare , the American destroyer USS Forrest Sherman and the British frigate HMS Richmond. These exercises make it possible to strengthen interoperability between allied navies within the NATO framework. These interactions gave rise to a series of varied exercises:…

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HMS Richmond Visits Vietnam

This morning (October 1st), British Royal Navy HMS Richmond ship arrived in Cam Ranh International, starting a visit with a four-day bilateral collaboration series in Vietnam. The visit took place at the time of the 10th anniversary of the defense relations between the UK and Vietnam, just two months after the first visit of the British Secretary of Defense to…

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HMS Richmond Conducts North Korea Sanctions Enforcement

Royal Navy ship HMS Richmond recently conducted operations in the East China Sea to support United Nations sanctions efforts targeted against the Democratic Republic of Korea’s Weapons of Mass Destruction and ballistic missile programmes. The sanctions, adopted in 2017, ban the supply of fuel or refined petroleum products to DPRK. Detaching from the UK Carrier Strike Group, currently deployed to…

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Royal Navy task group sails with three navies near Strait of Malacca

August 5, 2021 – The next phase of a busy program at sea has begun for the UK’s Carrier Strike Group. The task group led by Portsmouth-based carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth has passed through the Strait of Malacca (between Malaysia and northern Indonesia), rendezvousing with a number of navies along the way. Over the course of a few days, ships…

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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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