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USMC F-35s will deploy on British Royal Navy carrier in 2021

The move gives the British carriers a reason to exist.

The USMC will join the Royal Navy on the HMS Queen Elizabeth's first operational deployment.

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British Royal Navy shadows Russian carrier group

The carrier Admiral Kuznetsov and her escorts are bound for Syria.

Russia's sole aircraft carrier is sailing from its homeport past the British Isles, and that's drawn the attention of the UK and other NATO countries in the region.

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Kitten rides 300 miles in Royal Navy pilot's BMW

The Royal Navy's Fleet Air Arm, has a new recruit–a tiny kitten named Tigger.

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Royal Navy destroyers are having problems with warm seas

The bath-like water of the Persian Gulf is leading to electrical problems in the ships' turbines.

The British Royal Navy's six Type 45 destroyers are among the most advanced on the planet, and they're currently being foiled by warm waters of the Gulf.

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What if America had invaded Canada after World War I?

Relations between the US, Canada, and the UK haven't always been so rosy. With that in mind, what would have happened if the three had gone to war after WW1?

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Early steam-powered submarines were a nightmare

Despite the omnipresence of nuclear-powered steam turbines in today's naval vessels, like so many weapons systems, early efforts were an absolute mess.

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Dreadnought 2050 previews the future of naval warfare

A British firm thinks its brewed up the future of naval warfare with the Dreadnought 2050, a fusion-powered trimaran that needs just 100 sailors.

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British Royal Navy ship tests 3D-printed UAV

The successful launch of a 3D-printed UAV from the deck of a ship signals a new age in the use of drones, allowing vessels to build their own recon craft.

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British sub damaged while tracking Russian Navy vessels

The British Royal Navy has confirmed that one of its subs was damaged after hitting ice while on patrol, although that may not be the whole story.

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British military developing GPS navigation that works without satellites

Did you know that GPS doesn't work underwater? Neither did we. But apparently it's a big enough problem that the United Kingdom's Ministry of Defense is working on a futuristic solution that will allow more precise navigation by the Royal Navy's submarines and surface ships, while eventually trickling down to consumer-grade mobile devices. That all sounds great, but its abilities aren't anywhere near as cool as its name – the quantum compass.