Warships

Warships and submarines of the Royal Navy.

HMS Illustrious takes over from HMS Daring in the Philippines

HMS Daring (front) and HMS Illustrious

HMS Illustrious has arrived in the Philippines to deliver humanitarian aid provided by the Department for International Development.

Helicopter and commando carrier HMS Illustrious has arrived in the Philippines to begin to deliver humanitarian aid provided by the Department for International Development (DFID).

HMS Illustrious will take over from HMS Daring which has been distributing aid and assisting villagers in remote communities on islands to the north east of Panay for the past week. Read more about HMS Illustrious takes over from HMS Daring in the Philippines

Royal Navy's ice patrol survey ship, HMS Protector

HMS Protector in the Antarctic

An international team of observers are based onboard the Royal Navy's ice patrol survey ship, HMS Protector, to carry out inspections in accordance with Article VII(1) of the Antarctic Treaty. Royal Navy specialists are assisting with the inspections. The observers record facts and give recommendations to each base regarding personnel training, scientific activities, logistics and infrastructure, transport and communication, safety training and emergency procedures, environmental management, medical and tourism. Pictured here, HMS Protector at Galindez Island in the South Atlantic. Read more about Royal Navy's ice patrol survey ship, HMS Protector

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