Royal Navy

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‘Remarkable’: Eastbourne shipwreck identified as 17th-century Dutch warship
Klein Hollandia discovery ‘opens up fascinating chapter in rich, shared maritime history between UK and Netherlands’

Caroline Davies

27, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Safety fears as UK Trident submarines are put to sea for longest-ever patrols
Report says submarines were deployed for five months as former commander warns of risk to sailors

Dan Sabbagh and Rob Edwards

06, Dec, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Rishi Sunak wants to await Gavin Williamson inquiry result before deciding whether to sack him – as it happened
Prime minister asked about minister’s future as judgment called into question over Williamson’s reappointment

Andrew Sparrow

07, Nov, 2022 @5:46 PM

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Sunak sinks new royal yacht plan in favour of ocean surveillance ship
Defence capabilities prioritised over Johnson’s £250m ‘vanity project’ for successor to HMY Britannia

Aubrey Allegretti Political correspondent

07, Nov, 2022 @5:19 PM

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Nearly a third of UK military homes need repair as maintenance backlog grows
MoD has apologised for delays by outsourced firms awarded repair contracts worth £650m six months ago

Daniel Boffey Chief reporter

06, Nov, 2022 @10:30 PM

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Russian ambassador claims UK involved in drone attack on Black Sea fleet
Andrei Kelin says Britain ‘too deep in this conflict’ as speculation grows over Russian withdrawal from Kherson region

Martin Belam and agencies

03, Nov, 2022 @7:13 PM

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Eight in 10 rape charges tried by UK military courts end without conviction
Only 11 out of 53 charges of rape heard by service justice system in past three years led to guilty findings

Daniel Boffey Chief reporter

02, Nov, 2022 @3:58 PM

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Kremlin to summon British ambassador over drone attacks on Black Sea fleet
UK has dismissed Moscow’s accusations of Royal Navy involvement as ‘false claims of an epic scale’

Pjotr Sauer

02, Nov, 2022 @2:01 PM

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Royal Navy chief orders inquiry into sexual assault claims in submarine service
Whistleblowers allege harassment of female members included ‘crush depth rape list’

Nadeem Badshah

29, Oct, 2022 @8:22 AM

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UK’s defective Nato flagship could miss ‘landmark’ flight trials
HMS Prince of Wales retreats to sheltered anchorage for repairs after propeller malfunction, risking cross-Atlantic date with allies

Nadeem Badshah

29, Aug, 2022 @10:23 PM

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Home Office pays firms £2.5m to pick up people trying to cross Channel
Aeolian Offshore and CWind, both of which usually serve offshore wind industry, providing boats and crew

Rob Davies

29, Aug, 2022 @2:25 PM

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HMS Prince of Wales breaks down day after leaving Portsmouth
UK’s biggest warship suffers propeller shaft damage off south coast after setting sail for US

Vivian Ho

28, Aug, 2022 @10:21 PM

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