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NavyLookout
An independent online campaign to promote the Royal Navy • News • Photos • Comment • Analysis
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HMS Middleton 7h
Lt Cdr Matt Ellicott (Crew 2) has taken Command of from Lt Cdr Neil Skinner (Crew 7). Crew 2 are back!
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Yes - there are lots of modern commercial vessels of this type that could be purchased very cheaply right now. See also - SD Northern River
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A 4,500 km2 iceberg, which broke off the Antarctic ice shelf in July 2017 (known as A68a) is bearing down on the British Overseas Territory of South Georgia. If it becomes lodged against the island it would have serious impact on ecosystem and wildlife via
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NavyLookout 3h
Replying to @TimHirst5 @byMBDA
Test of the missile - not been fired by Wildcat yet
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NavyLookout 4h
. says the Sea Venom anti-ship missile (To equip RN Wildcat) has completed its qualification trials, with successful final firing at Ile du Levant 🇫🇷 on 17 November.
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Philip Shetler-Jones 10h
Strangely contradictory by . UK interests are apparently in “global development” and “the nation’s interests reside above all in a rules-based global order”, but having a global navy uphold freedom of navigation is somehow ‘Nostalgia’?
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NavyLookout 5h
Replying to @gjb70
All future frigate will have mission bays which could embark autonomous minehunting craft. Maybe useful on occasions but cannot be justified as routine practice - not a good use of limited surface escorts. Some very cheap ex-oil rig support vessel conversions might be answer?
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HMS Blyth 6h
is back at sea! After some well-earned post deployment leave and a busy maintenance period, our 30MM aimers conduct Operator Confidence Checks
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NavyLookout 6h
RN press release says: "This next-generation Autonomous Minehunting System is designed to replace conventional crewed minehunting vessels, such as the Hunt / Sandown class ships” Autonomous boats are great but we still need motherships to transport, maintain and protect them
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🇬🇧🇫🇷Maritime Mine Counter Measures (MMCM) project reaches manufacture stage. £184M contract awarded to for 3 sets comprising portable operation centre, UUV, towed sonar & mine neutralisation system Aerial Image
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NavyLookout 9h
. Underwater Warfare Trophy. Communications Trophy Electronic Warfare Trophy Inshore Patrol Vessel Trophy
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RN Surface Flotilla 2020 awards.: Best Frigate Offshore Patrol Vessel Trophy Crew 5 MCM Trophy Hydrography / Meteorology Trophy & Fleet Intelligence Trophy
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To hide the exhaust stains
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BZ - won in six categories of the RN Surface Flotilla 2020 awards. • Best destroyer • Naval Capability • Above Water Warfare • Engineering • Signals Intelligence • Seamanship
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NavyLookout 9h
. starting her diesel engines and 🇳🇱 HNLMS Johan De Witt arriving in Plymouth Sound this morning. Via
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Commander UK Carrier Strike Group 10h
Happy to VMFA-211 & USS The Sullivans, two valued members of the UK Carrier Strike Group. I am thankful to have such capable, fearless and generous young men & women under my command.
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NavyLookout 10h
Not really. A sensible plan to move to fit for purpose premises and develop a modern exhibition
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NavyLookout 10h
In focus: - a workhorse of the Royal Navy fleet
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NavyLookout 11h
While on parol in the Arctic region, conducted remembrance service in the waters near Bodø, 🇳🇴 Norway. Believed to be the last resting place of submarine HMS Syrtis that disappeared without trace in 1944 taking her crew of 48 with her.
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