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27/02/2016

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Super tug on order to help new carriers into Portsmouth
12 February 2016

A powerful new tug has been ordered to help the largest warships ever built for the Navy into and out of Portsmouth.

Support firm Serco, who run the naval base's tugs and support boats, have asked Dutch shipbuilders Damen to build the craft which will be more than one and half times more powerful than standard tugs.

Defender takes away lifetime of memories from Indian Naval spectacular
11 February 2016

HMS Defender joined nearly 100 warships off India’s east coast for four days of naval celebrations at an International Fleet Review.

The spectacular event saw fly pasts, sail pasts, parades, music and performances, and gave Defender a chance to bid farewell to one legendary former RN warship.