Naval fliers perfect formation for Diamond Jubilee flypast
Royal Navy helicopter crews have been practising alongside their Army and RAF comrades in the skies over Hampshire today as they make final preparations for tomorrow’s Diamond Jubilee flypast. Fleet Air Arm Lynx, Merlins and Sea Kings will be in the first of seven distinct formations of aircraft past and...
French Naval Visitors for HMS Raleigh
A group of French Navy Supply Officer Cadets have been given a taste of how their counterparts in the Royal Navy are trained and operate during a visit Defence Maritime Logistics School (DMLS) at HMS Raleigh.
Raleigh Staff Get Set for the Plymouth Half Marathon
Two groups from HMS Raleigh will be among those taking part in the Plymouth Half Marathon on Sunday 3 June 2012, hoping to raise money for worthy causes.
The world watches as Olympic flame arrives at Culdrose and helps ignite “the hopes of a nation”.
The Olympic Flame this evening flew into RNAS Culdrose in Cornwall thus lighting the 70-day fuse to the beginning of the London 2012 Games. Footballer David Beckham lit a ceremonial cauldron to mark the arrival of the eternal symbol of the Olympiad on British soil.
Ramsey Ship-Shape on Deployment Thanks to Crew's Engineering Excellence
The marine engineering and weapon engineering departments on board Sandown Class mine hunter, HMS Ramsey, have received the Fleet Engineering Efficiency Award for their outstanding work in maintaining the Royal Navy vessel during a recent challenging deployment.
Ocean Hamburg-Bound for the Weekend
Britain’s biggest warship sails into Germany’s biggest port tomorrow for a three-day visit to Hamburg. Fresh from taking part in high-profile security rehearsals for the Olympics, HMS Ocean is spending the weekend in the great port, showing Hamburgers the best of the RN – just days after HMS St Albans was...
Royal Navy Toasts Jersey Boat Show with Double Whammy
A pint of bitter named after Jersey’s affiliated warship HMS Iron Duke proved to be one of the main attractions at the island’s annual boat show at the weekend.
Sailors and Marines Hone Drill Skills for Windsor Diamond Jubilee Parade
With just two days to go to the military’s principal Diamond Jubilee event, sailors and Royal Marines have been fine tuning their drill skills in Hampshire. Personnel from across the Senior Service converged on Longmoor Camp, near Petersfield, to practise in five marching platoons ahead of the muster and parade before...
Diamond jubilation for Diamond on Diamond
It’s Diamond. On Diamond. With a Diamond. This is Chief Petty Officer Brian Diamond. Aboard HMS Diamond. Proudly displaying his Diamond Jubilee medal.
Major review seeks views on campaign medals
The Government is looking for input from serving sailors and Royal Marines – as well as veterans – as it reviews campaign medals for the Forces. Prime Minister David Cameron has asked senior diplomat Sir John Holmes to look into the rules and regulations for issuing medals for major campaigns.