HMS Severn Returns to Operations

July 1, 2020 – HMS Severn has returned to operational status after her crew completed the three-week Operational Sea Training assessment. While colleagues across the Armed Forces have been helping the nation’s response to the Covid-19 outbreak, sailors in HMS Severn have successfully brought the offshore patrol vessel to readiness after she left the active fleet in October 2017. She…

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UK Developing MAST-13 Autonomos Vessel

March 9, 2020 – In the future, unmanned surface vessels will go beyond the ability of traditional ships to attack and defend in uncertain environments, giving us a technology advantage over our enemies. One of these next generation systems currently being developed is MAST-13, an unmanned high-speed boat that will be capable of completely autonomous navigation. The new system is…

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Royal Navy Leadership Visit Submarine Forces

February 19, 2020 – Commodore Bob Anstey RN, Assistant Chief of Staff Submarines, United Kingdom, toured several components of Commander, Submarine Forces (COMSUBFOR) in Norfolk, Virginia, Feb. 19. The visit was designed to build on the ongoing partnership and enhance interoperability as part of the two counties’ efforts to broaden and strengthen global maritime awareness and access. During the visit,…

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