Royal Navy

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Details of the RN’s Type 26

By Moderator, 27 December 2023 If you’re interested in finding out about the Royal Navy’s Type 26 frigates, then there’s a very interestingand detailed YouTube video of discussing the ship. […]


Royal Navy Submarine Fire

By Moderator, 8 November 2022 On 7 November the British Ministry of Defence confirmed that HMS Victorious, a nuclear-armed submarine was forced to abandon an operation after a fire broke […]

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Defence Reviews

By Dan Middlemiss, 19 August 2022 The United Kingdom published its new National Maritime Security Strategy (NMSS) on 15 August 2022. The full report can be found at: The […]



Mark Sloan, 25 March 2021 The UK Government has now published The Integrated Review of Security, Defence, Development and Foreign Policy (Integrated Review), and the Defence Command Paper “Defence in […]


Royal Navy in the High Arctic

David Dunlop, 15 September 2020. I just came across a Royal Navy article on the High Arctic and the RN’s involvement leading a multinational exercise across the Bering Straits recently. […]

RN corvette

Corvettes and Frigates

The Royal Navy is thinking about the proposed Type 31 frigate, but apparently is still trying to figure out the hows and whys and whats of the ship. The Type […]

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Royal Navy Dreadnought SSBN program

We’ve published several commentaries in recent issues of CNR about the Royal Navy and the United Kingdom’s nuclear deterrent. In particular the commentaries have discussed how it is important to […]

Type 26 frigate

New RN Type 26 Frigates

The British government announced that the first of the Royal Navy’s Type 26 frigates will be laid down within the month after an order was placed and contract signed with […]


Why Canada needs to look to the seas*

*Moderator’s Note: This Canadian Defence and Foreign Affairs Institute op-ed appeared in The Globe and Mail on 13 May 2014. It is reprinted here with the permission of CDFAI. Lest we […]