September 15, 2017

Graduate representatives from UKNEST presented their ideas for future Royal Navy submarines to Sir Michael Fallon, Secretary of State for Defence, during his visit to the Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI) conference and exhibition at ExCeL.  Engineers and Scientists from FutureNEST had been challenged by the Royal Navy to develop futuristic submarine concepts through a […]

September 6, 2017

The Government has today announced the National Shipbuilding strategy that meets the challenge nigeria betting sites, set by Sir John Parker’s independent report and outlines plans to transform naval shipbuilding in the UK. Defence Secretary Michael Fallon said: “This new approach will lead to more cutting-edge ships for the growing Royal Navy that will be designed to maximise exports […]

August 28, 2017

Today’s submarines satisfy multiple roles in one hull but, in the future, the Royal Navy envisions operating a family of submarines, of varying shapes and sizes, manned and unmanned, fulfilling a wide variety of operational tasks. The RN challenged a team of young engineers from UKNEST to develop futuristic submarine concepts through a “visioneering” workshop.  […]

June 27, 2017

Aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth sails for the first time The Royal Navy’s largest ever warship today put to sea for the first time to commence sea trials off the coast of Scotland. In a delicate operation lasting nearly four hours, HMS Queen Elizabeth moved from the basin at Rosyth where she has been under […]

April 4, 2017

RFA Tidespring is the first of four new Royal Fleet Auxiliary tankers which will be customised, trialled at sea and have in-service support by A&P Falmouth as part of the latest contract between the Royal Navy and the dockyard. Cornwall Live report