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  1. SA Navy setting the standard for foreign relations

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    ... HMS Clyde arrived in South Africa for a three month long refurbishment period at the naval dockyard in Simon's Town. During her stay personnel from the vessel took part in the Navy Festival in Simon's ...
    Wednesday, 12 April 2017
  2. Navy Festival in Simon’s Town this weekend

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    ... demonstrations by the Maritime Reaction Squadron (MRS) and “get wet” on patrol and tug boat rides. Festival goers will also have the opportunity to board the Royal Navy patrol vessel, HMS Clyde, currently ...
    Wednesday, 15 March 2017
  3. Memorial service marks centenary of the sinking of the Mendi

    Category: SA Defence/SA Defence

    ... Darro to lower boats or rescue the survivors. She stood off and floated nearby while lifeboats from the Mendi's escorting destroyer, HMS Brisk, rowed among the survivors, trying to rescue them. A total ...
    Monday, 27 February 2017
  4. Airbus A400M makes South African debut

    Category: Aerospace/Aerospace

    ... ZM404 and based at RAF Brize Norton in Oxfordshire, UK, landed at Cape Town International Airport on Tuesday afternoon to deliver a RHIB safety boat to HMS Clyde, an offshore patrol vessel currently undergoing ...
    Wednesday, 08 February 2017
  5. Simon’s Town naval dockyard overhauling British patrol vessel

    Category: Sea/Sea

    The Royal Navy’s patrol vessel HMS Clyde is undergoing refurbishment work at the naval dockyard in Simon’s Town in her first overhaul in five years. The vessel (P257) arrived in Simon’s Town on ...
    Wednesday, 11 January 2017
  6. HMS Clyde visiting South Africa

    Category: Sea/Sea

    The Royal Navy’s River class patrol vessel HMS Clyde has arrived in South Africa for a nearly three month long rest and replenishment stop. The vessel (P257) arrived in Simon’s Town on 22 December, ...
    Thursday, 05 January 2017
  7. Royal Navy visiting Simon's Town

    Category: Sea/Sea

    The Royal Fleet Auxiliary Vessel, RFA Gold Rover and HMS Lancaster are visiting South Africa for vessel maintenance and for the crew to rest and recuperate (R&R). They paid an informal visit to ...
    Wednesday, 19 August 2015
  8. HMS Dragon and Defender begin sea trials

    Category: Sea/Sea

    The HMS Dragon and HMS Defender, two of Britain's latest state-of-the-art destroyers, have taken to the sea to further test their capabilities before initial deployments. Dragon left a trail of ...
    Wednesday, 14 March 2012
  9. Royal Navy warship destroys undersea weapons off Libya

    Category: Sea/Sea

    British warship HMS Bangor has destroyed two undersea explosive devices whilst carrying out NATO operations off Libya. After exploding a 1,000-kilogramme mine on the sea bed near the key port of ...
    Wednesday, 05 October 2011
  10. HMS Dragon joins fleet

    Category: Sea/Sea

    HMS Dragon, the fourth Type 45 anti-air warfare destroyer built by BAE Systems for the Royal Navy, has been handed over to the Ministry of Defence (MoD). Members of the ship's company raised the white ...
    Thursday, 01 September 2011
  11. Royal Navy minehunter heads for Libya

    Category: Sea/Sea

    The Royal Navy has deployed its minehunter HMS Bangor to the Mediterranean to relieve the HMS Brocklesby in supporting NATO forces off the coast of Libya. HMS Bangor is one of seven Sandown Class ...
    Thursday, 09 June 2011
  12. HMS Diamond Joins Royal Navy Fleet

    Category: Sea/Sea

    The latest of the Royal Navy's new Type 45 air defence destroyers was formally commissioned into its fleet yesterday. HMS Diamond is one of six multi-role vessels being built to provide air defence ...
    Tuesday, 10 May 2011
  13. BAE secures 59 mln stg Falklands deal extension

    Category: Industry/Industry

    ... contract for HMS Clyde lasts until 2018 and follows an initial five-year agreement. "Our ability to deliver repair and maintenance services to warships wherever they are around the world provides ...
    Wednesday, 04 May 2011
  14. First-of-class Astute leaves on trials

    Category: Sea/Sea

    HMS Astute, the first-of-her-class nuclear powered attack submarine has left BAE Systems’ shipyard at Barrow-in-Furness for initial the first stage of sea trials designed to prove its capability as the ...
    Friday, 20 November 2009
  15. British launch HMS Defender

    Category: Sea/Sea

    ... the programme and is on target to deliver all six ships to the Royal Navy by the end of 2013.   The first of class, HMS Daring was commissioned into service in July and will become operational ...
    Monday, 26 October 2009
  16. Google Earth aids military

    Category: Joint/Science & Defence Technology

    ... warship in the world to date, HMS Daring, has departed from BAE Systems` shipyard in Scotstoun on her maiden voyage down the River Clyde, to begin sea trials off the west coast of Scotland. Launched by ...
    Thursday, 26 July 2007

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