Royal Navy explodes warship as it fires new missiles for first time in massive joint exercise with US

Royal Navy helicopters have fired new missiles for the first time as UK and US forces target a warship in the biggest such exercise for two decades. HMS Westminster, a Wildcat helicopter and three RAF Typhoon jets put on a formidable display of firepower alongside US allies, exploding a specially prepared ex-US Navy warship in … Read more

HMS Prince of Wales warship grinds to a halt over ‘failure to grease propeller shaft’

The Royal Navy’s new £3 billion aircraft carrier may have ground to a halt over a failure to grease the propeller shaft, naval sources have said. HMS Prince of Wales’s “landmark mission” to the United States is hanging in the balance and may have to be cancelled. Specialist Royal Navy divers have been inspecting the … Read more