Ultra Does RN Type 23 Platform Data Management Upgrade

Ultra announced November 22 the successful update of the Platform Data Management (PDM) for the Type 23 Royal Navy Frigates. The updated PDM system provides navigation and mission-critical data from sensors to numerous systems around the ship. The system upgrade has been designed to provide optimal performance to meet with modern Geospatial and Temporal Reference Standards and the flexibility to…

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HMS Portland Returns to Fleet After Extensive Refit

HMS Portland hosted a ceremony at Devonport today to mark her return to the Royal Navy fleet after an extensive refurbishment and upgrade. The Type 23’s overhaul was completed by Babcock International at the dockyard and now the warship looks toward front-line operations once more. Commander Surface Flotilla, Commodore Tim Neild said: “It is really great to be with you…

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HMS Argyll Marks 30 Years in Commission

June 16, 2021 – Thirty years – and 32 times around the globe – were celebrated as Britain’s longest-serving frigate marked a milestone birthday at sea. The Plymouth-based warship, which has just completed involvement in the largest anti-missile/air exercise at sea in the Western Hemisphere, enjoyed an afternoon of flight-deck celebrations in the Atlantic. The frigate’s 18th Commanding Officer Commander…

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HMS Lancaster Trains in the Arctic

November 17, 2020 – HMS Lancaster has completed three days of operations in the High North, marking the second time the Royal Navy has sailed into the Arctic Circle in two months. Once again demonstrating the UK’s commitment to the High North after leading a multi-national task group into the region in September, the Royal Navy has sailed above the…

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