Royal Navy

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British troops could deploy to Ukraine for first time to train soldiers, says Grant Shapps
Defence secretary says proposal being discussed would reduce reliance on UK and other Nato members’ bases

Nadeem Badshah

30, Sep, 2023 @9:34 PM

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Bringing back the Barracuda: museum rebuilds ‘missing link’ in UK aviation history
No complete examples of the plane remain, but one that crashed in 1944 is being painstakingly reconstructed

Steven Morris

22, Sep, 2023 @2:00 PM

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‘4,700 species’: Portsmouth exhibition celebrates HMS Challenger’s deep-sea discoveries
Worlds Beneath the Waves at the National Museum of the Royal Navy marks 150 years since ship’s remarkable circumnavigation

Steven Morris

17, Sep, 2023 @6:18 PM

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Royal Navy sailors provide guard of honour at last Dunkirk veteran’s funeral
Lawrence Churcher, 102, believed to be last navy veteran of evacuation during second world war

Steven Morris

31, Aug, 2023 @3:12 PM

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Weatherwatch: how a typhoon sank an early Royal Navy submarine
Modern sub crews report not even noticing hurricanes, but in 1923 the HMS L9 found itself in difficulty

David Hambling

30, Aug, 2023 @5:00 AM

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The war hero without a name: London museum hunts for Wren’s identity
Only known portrait of a female second world war naval officer to go on display – but no one knows who she is

Vanessa Thorpe

06, Aug, 2023 @12:00 PM

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Rishi Sunak apologises for past ban on LGBT people serving in military
PM issues apology on behalf of state in line with recommendation of report on decades-long ban

Peter Walker Deputy political editor

19, Jul, 2023 @1:26 PM

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UK’s armed forces chief says there is no row over cuts with head of army
Tony Radakin tells MPs that Patrick Sanders’ brief tenure is down to the defence secretary not him

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

04, Jul, 2023 @6:19 PM

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Alun Thomas obituary
Other lives: Teacher, community volunteer and local politician in Leicestershire and Derbyshire

Patrick Thomas

18, Jun, 2023 @4:57 PM

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BAE investigating alleged sabotage of next-generation Royal Navy warship
BAE Systems says dozens of cables intentionally damaged on Type 26 frigate HMS Glasgow in Scottish shipyard

Nadeem Badshah

13, May, 2023 @7:31 PM

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Former head of Royal Marines died by suicide, inquest concludes
Coroner said Maj Gen Matt Holmes struggled to cope after loss of senior role in military

Steven Morris

31, Mar, 2023 @5:12 PM

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What is the Aukus submarine deal and what does it mean? – the key facts
The four-phase plan has made nuclear arms control experts nervous … here’s why

Ben Doherty and Daniel Hurst

14, Mar, 2023 @4:55 AM

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