Tag Royal Fleet Auxilliary

RN and RFA Ship Annual Running Costs

The figures below show annual running costs for Royal Navy and Royal Fleet Auxiliary ships. The average annual costs of operating only include those which are directly attributable to the Ship’s Unit Identity Numbers e.g. Personnel Costs, Fuel, Port Visits,…

RFA Argus Leaves Sierra Leone

What an absolutely fantastic display of the finest that the UK can offer to world, personally, I think we should all be proud. RFA Argus is leaving the waters of Sierra Leone and returning to the UK after supporting the…

ScanEagles for the RN

Not too many major stories to have come out of the Paris Air Show this year, but one that has been far too long in coming: the MoD have finally signed the contract for an interim naval UAV. The ScanEagle will be deployed…

Heavy RAS – Royal Navy

A few pictures of the Royal Navy’s new Heavy Replenishment at Sea (RAS) rig during testing and development at HMS Raleigh. Navy News had a great article on the new system; The aim of the new complex is to transfer…