This Puny Wheel Will Be Used To Steer The Royal Navy's Largest Warship Ever

The old days of majestic wooden or brass wheels that control the rudder movements of grand ships are long gone. Case in point: the Royal Navy’s new 65,000 ton displacement aircraft carrier’s wheel, which looks more like it belongs in a late 1980’s concept car than on a 9 billion dollar capital ship. »8/23/15 1:07pm8/23/15 1:07pm

Ring In Your Weekend With This Incredible Photo From The Royal Navy

This breathtaking image shows a Lynx Mk8 helicopter from 815 Squadron light up the evening sky with a massive flare release during an exercise in the Indian Ocean. The Lynx Mk8 shown is on a nine month cruise aboard HMS Richmond, a Royal Navy Type 23 frigate which you see looming in the background. »8/14/15 9:00am8/14/15 9:00am

British Sub Crewman Lambasts Safety and Security In Scorching Letter

What goes on with the submarines that launch nuclear intercontinental ballistic missiles is one of the most tightly guarded secrets that any country can have. So with that in mind, one British submariner just uploaded a load of alarming information onto the Internet. And this dirty laundry is unfortunately soiled with… »5/18/15 2:33pm5/18/15 2:33pm

Breathtaking Photos Of Fighter Jets Soaring Over Yosemite Park

F-35Cs of VFA-101 "Grim Reapers" traveled from their home at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida to Naval Air Station Lemoore in California to show off their new rides for the first time to West Coast strike fighter squadrons. These breathtaking shots, taken over Yosemite National Park, were snapped to remember the… »4/17/15 12:20pm4/17/15 12:20pm

A British Submarine Hit 'Ice' And Now Has A Massive Dent

All Royal Navy Trafalgar-class submarines have specially strengthened hulls and conning towers for breaking through massive polar icepacks. Yet for some reason, HMS Talent returned to port sporting a massive dent in its forehead, and the British Ministry of Defence is blaming it on “ice.” Okay. »4/06/15 9:15pm4/06/15 9:15pm

A Beginner's Guide to Navy-Strength Rum

The Royal Navy's successful invasion of Jamaica in 1655 had a lot of terribly negative outcomes. The commanders ended up in the Tower of London. Many of the English sailors fell sick or starved. A lot of Spanish settlers died. But there was one undeniably positive outcome: rum. »3/27/15 4:55pm3/27/15 4:55pm

Oh, and if you want to get really…