Royal Navy
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05/22/2017 at 14:09. Facebook
Wildcat fliers and engineers of tomorrow spent three weeks off the Portuguese coast waging an all-out imaginary war.

With aviation training ship RFA Argus as their home, the pilots and observers were charged with protecting the 28,000-tonne vessel from all threats - and thus earn their wings with 825 Naval Air Squadron.

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Wildcat fliers and engineers of tomorrow spent three weeks off the Portuguese

Wildcat crews earn their Wings with 'war' off Portugal

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Bill Deakin
Malcolm Mally Taylor
Bev Taylor
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05/22/2017 at 08:29. Facebook
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Ruth McLarnon
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Royal Navy
05/19/2017 at 13:30. Facebook
In a flash of fire and smoke, Type 45 destroyer HMS Diamond has tested her world-beating Sea Viper missile system.

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Troy Tennant
Richard Bean
Glyn Knox
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Royal Navy
05/18/2017 at 14:53. Facebook
What's it like to land a helicopter on moving ship?

Step inside the cockpit of a Wildcat helicopter with this 360° video from Type 45 destroyer HMS Daring.

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Jay Billing
Gunner Osmond
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Royal Navy
05/18/2017 at 09:27. Facebook
Six-year-old Belle rubs the hair of POAET Simon Fisher on the pan at RNAS Yeovilton after the senior rating and his colleagues completed nine gruelling months away from home - mostly in the Gulf, all in support of HMS Daring.
Sixyearold Belle rubs the hair of POAET Simon Fisher on the pan

Wildcat wows on first full deployment east of Suez | Royal Navy

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Chris Oliver
Chris Guy
Ian Darbyshire
The new ‘Handlers’ have spent the last six months at the Royal Naval School of Flight Deck Operations, and they are keen to get on with their frontline duties and join the new Aircraft Carriers being built for the Royal Navy.
The new Handlers have spent the last six months at the Royal

New Aircraft handlers get ready for the big ships

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Christopher Jefford
Barry Vaughan
Ian Wood
Faslane patrol boat HMS Tracker has set off from her home port of HM Naval Base Clyde for an adventurous three-week deployment around Scotland.

Among the places HMS Tracker and her crew will visit are Islay, Fort Augustus, Inverness, Lossiemouth, Wick, Orkney, Stornoway, Portree and Tobermory.

During the three weeks the vessel will also host a number of school visits, train alongside the...
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Faslane patrol boat HMS Tracker has set off from her home port
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Chris Roberts
Selby Chew
The seizure came just a few days after British and French sailors and marines took charge of the international task group, whose task is to stop smuggling in the Indian Ocean; drugs are known to be a major source of funding for terrorist groups in the region.

Australian frigate HMAS Arunta pounced on a dhow tracked by units assigned to Combined Task Force 150, where sailors recovered 250kg of...
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The seizure came just a few days after British and French sailors

French-British task force deals another blow to terrorists with major drugs bust

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Kevin Wyatt
Robert Hemmings
Through the final 18 months of the Great War and through most of WW2 the 'Jellicoe Express' was the vital lifeline for sailors serving at the Fleet's principal wartime base, Scapa Flow.
Through the final 18 months of the Great War and through most

Navy runs on steam again as wartime express returns for centenary run

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Watch what happens when 260 Royal Navy sailors and Royal Marines return home to their loved ones after 9 months away on security operations... ⚓
Polly Crackers Kirk
Paulene Johnson
David Johnson
John Maynard
Jamie Wobblebottom
Lauren Crook
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Ken Aitken
Rachel McMahon
The ship's company of HMS Daring have got that
Friday feeling! They're coming home today after a 9 month deployment to the Middle East.

Two-Six dab!

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The ship's company of HMS Daring have got that
Karen Pearn
Lily Ellis
Jason Alba
Posing on the fo'c'sle of HMS Cattistock off the Isle of Wight, 2nd Mine Countermeasures Squadron Crew 4 soak up the sun - having completed training which prepares them for six months in the Gulf.

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Posing on the focsle of HMS Cattistock off the Isle of Wight

Cattistock crew ready for Gulf mission after intense spring of training

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Keith Vause
Tony Gregory
Valerie Crookdake
The crew of Her Majesty's Survey Motor Launch Gleaner joined local military and cadet forces for the annual re-enactment and celebration of events on May 9 1945.
The crew of Her Majestys Survey Motor Launch Gleaner joined local military

Gleaner leads Liberation Day celebrations in Jersey

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Judith Holtham
J Mach Vries
BBC Radio Cornwall’s and BBC Radio Devon’s weather man, Lieutenant Commander Kevin Thomas received the Volunteer Reserve Service Medal (VSRM) on Friday 5 May.
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BBC Weather man receives Royal Naval Reserve Medal live on BBC Radio Cornwall

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Graham Jenkin
The Escuela Naval Militar hosted YOs from 12 European countries over the Easter leave period to compete against each other for the ‘Las Anclas’ trophy.

The competition provided a fantastic opportunity to learn about different Naval Officer training that takes place around Europe.
The Escuela Naval Militar hosted YOs from 12 European countries over the

BRNC take to the high seas for regatta

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Roy Gregory
Making its only UK flying display appearance of this year, we are delighted to welcome back a great partner to the Royal Navy and supporter of the RNAS Yeovilton International Air Day - the Marine Nationale Chasse Embarquée!

We're expecting a repeat performance from the French naval power's award-winning #Rafale M role demonstration, with two examples tearing the sky apart on Saturday 8...
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David Craig Stevens
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Royal Navy warship HMS Somerset has escorted a Russian submarine through the English Channel. More details: [ Royalnavy.mod.uk Link ]
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Jan Cocking
Eric A Churchill
Karen Pearn
Harry Butler-Smythe