Tag: Portsmouth Naval Base
Production Begins on HMS PRINCE OF WALES, the Second Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carrier At BAE Systems in Portsmouth Naval Base
Production on HMS PRINCE OF WALES, the second Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carrier, has started at BAE Systems in Portsmouth Naval Base – the future home of the Queen Elizabeth Class.
Construction Begins on the Forward Island Structure for the First Queen Elizabeth Class Aircraft Carrier
Construction on the forward island structure for the first Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carrier began Wednesday at BAE Systems’ facility in Portsmouth Naval Base.
Diamond, the third Type 45 anti-air warfare destroyer built by BAE Systems for the Royal Navy, has been handed over to the Ministry of Defence (MOD) at a ceremony at Portsmouth Naval Base.
HMS Dauntless – the second of six new air defense warships – has been handed over to the Ministry Of Defence at a ceremony in Portsmouth. HMS Dauntless was launched from BAE Systems’ Govan shipyard in Glasgow on 23 January 2007. After extensive sea trials she made her first entry into her home port of [...]
The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has announced the award of a £309m contract to BVT Surface Fleet (BVT) for the future support of the Royal Navy’s newest destroyers, the Type 45 class. This new contract is expected to sustain around one hundred and twenty jobs, primarily in Portsmouth. BVT has won the contract for the [...]
In a feat of endurance and with typical British determination, serving personnel from the British Army and Royal Navy will march across the entire length of Hadrian’s Wall dressed as Roman Centurion warriors, complete with authentic helmets, spears and shields to raise funds for their colleagues wounded in recent campaigns in Iraq and Afghanistan. The [...]