Rachel MacColl, the wife of missing Leading Seaman Timmy MacColl, has spoken exclusively to ITV News Meridian before going to Dubai.
A Royal Navy officer murdered trying to stop a gun rampage on board a nuclear submarine will receive one of the highest medals for bravery.
The Portsmouth coroner has made two recommendations to the Royal Navy after a sailor shot himself.
The Royal Navy's ice patrol ship, HMS Protector, will leaves Portsmouth on Thursday for a ‘double deployment’ to the frozen continent of Antarctica.
The 5,000-tonne ship will stay in the region for two consecutive deployments, returning to the UK in Spring 2015.
She will conduct surveys and patrols on behalf of the UK Hydrographic Office, British Antarctic Survey and Foreign and Commonwealth Office.
It’s the ship’s first deployment since being bought by the Ministry of Defence last month from GC Rieber Shipping. The MoD had previously leased the vessel from the company
HMS Daring, the Portsmouth-based Type 45 destroyer, has now left Australia’s largest city, Sydney, after a week in the spotlight taking part in the country’s centennial celebrations of its navies.
HMS Kent is to return home to Portsmouth next week, after sailing more than 39,000 miles to the Middle East.
The Type 23 frigate was on security and counter-piracy patrols in the Indian Ocean, Gulf of Oman, the Red Sea and Gulf.
The ship left in March and became the first major Royal Navy warship to be invited to visit Tripoli in Libya in over 40 years.
Royal Navy warship HMS Westminster, currently on deployment, has been putting her submarine hunting skills to the test with a combined UK and US Naval Anti-Submarine Warfare exercise in the Gulf of Oman.
HMS Westminster is part of the UK’s Response Force Task Group (RFTG) currently on the Royal Navy’s annual Cougar deployment. HMS Illustrious, RFA Fort Victoria, RFA Fort Austin, USS Bulkeley and the American Los Angeles Class Submarine USS Dallas also took part in the exercise.
The sixth and last of the Royal Navy's new generation of Type 45 destroyers, HMS Duncan, has been formally welcomed into the fleet.
Commander James Stride, Duncan's commanding officer, said the event was a proud moment for all personnel serving in the ship.
He said: "To command a new ship is an immense privilege, one for which I will forever be grateful.But this impressive ship, one of a class of the most advanced air destroyers in the world, is northing without its ship's company.
"I am blessed by a highly professional ship's company who are extremely proud of being Duncanites."
HMS Duncan, the sixth and last of the Royal Navy's new-generation Type 45 destroyers is being formally commissioned into the fleet.
Hundreds of guests, including families of the 190 ship's company will attend a colourful ceremony at Portsmouth Naval Base.
The event marks a significant milestone for the fleet of Portsmouth-based Type 45s , the most powerful ships ever built for the Royal Navy.
The first, HMS Daring, was commissioned in July 2009 and has been followed by sister ships Dauntless, Diamond, Dragon, Defender and now Duncan.
A MV-22 Osprey aircraft has landed on the HMS Illustrious for the first time in six years.
The Osprey is the world's first tilt-rotor aircraft and has a unique way of vertically taking off and landing.
The aircraft is mainly a heavy lift troop carrier and has been deployed in both combat and rescue operations in Iraq, Afghanistan and Libya.
Six years ago, HMS Illustrious became the first non-US ship to fly an Osprey and was pleased to welcome one back on board.
The visit gave the aircrafts crew a good chance to demonstrate its flexibility.
HMS Illustrious is currently part of the Response Task Force Group on Cougar 13 operating in the Mediterranean, Red Sea, Persian Gulf and Horn of Africa.
The Royal Navy in Portsmouth took part in traditional celebrations to signify the birth of Prince George.
Around 600 sailors took part as they 'spliced the mainbrace' - a centuries-old tradition where rum is drunk.
In a signal to Navy personnel across the globe, First Sea Lord Admiral Sir George Zambellas said: “I recently had the pleasure of sending loyal greetings and warmest good wishes, on behalf of the Royal Navy, to Her Majesty The Queen on the birth of HRH Prince George of Cambridge."
Splicing the mainbrace came from when sailors had to fix the main brace of a sail that had broken in storm or battle. The sailor who carried out the task was rewarded with an extra ration of rum.
However, now the saying refers to a special occasion such as a change of monarch, royal birth or royal wedding.
As exercise Albanian Lion draws to an end, HMS Illustrious has hosted the President of Albania, His Excellency Mr Bujar Nishani.
During his time aboard Illustrious, the President reviewed the ship's Cerimonial Guard, watched an aviation fly pass and discussed techniques with Royal Marines.
Albanian Lion was the first major workout for the Royal Navy's Response Force Task Group as part of Cougar 13, a long planned deployment that left the UK in mid August.
The exercise has provided perfect training for amphibious assaults, supporting land forces and deterring adversaries.
President Nishani said, “I believe that the biggest benefit of this joint exercise is indeed the establishment and consolidation of friendship and cooperation between our two armed forces.”
A Royal Navy Mine Countermeasure Squadron in Bahrain has been reborn, over forty years after the original was first disbanded.
To mark the occasion, a new funnel badge was unveiled. The senior officer in the Middle East, Commodore Simon Anconca joined members of the 9th Mine Countermeasure (MCM) Squadron to reveal the new emblem.
The badge will be on every Royal Navy and Royal Fleet Auxillary vessel attached to the Uk's MCM force in the region.