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04 Jul 2017

Culdrose Merlin becomes first aircraft to land on HMS Queen Elizabeth

A Merlin helicopter from RNAS Culdrose has landed on HMS Queen Elizabeth's enormous flight deck - the first aircraft to ever touch down on Britain's biggest warship. 

03 Jul 2017

Multi-billion pound deal signed for first three new Type 26 frigates

The first of the Royal Navy's next-generation frigates will be laid down before the month is out after a £3.7 billion order was placed for three Type 26s.

29 Jun 2017

Aircraft Carrier Will Be Ready Thanks to New Fibre-Glass Training Jets

As the nation’s future flagship HMS Queen Elizabeth put to sea for the first time in Scotland, sailors at the opposite end of the UK have been learning how to move the Carrier’s fighter jets thanks to four new arrivals in Cornwall.

27 Jun 2017

Aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth sails for the first time

The Royal Navy’s largest ever warship today put to sea for the first time to commence sea trials off the coast of Scotland.

14 Jun 2017

Submarine-hunting Merlin joins Westminster

If there's something strange in your neighbourhood. Who you gonna call? HMS Westminster and her Merlin Mk2.

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