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Yeovilton is now totally wild as last new helicopter is delivered
26 October 2016

The final Wildcat has been delivered to the men and women who will operate it on the front line for the next 25 years.

ZZ530 was flown into Yeovilton from the Leonardo works in nearby Yeovil - bringing to an end a ten-year £1.7bn programme to replace the trusty Lynx which bows out of front-line service in March.

Heroes of Trafalgar saluted on battleā€™s 211th anniversary
21 October 2016

Today’s naval leaders gathered on HMS Victory’s quarterdeck this morning to mark the 211th anniversary of the Battle of Trafalgar – the most important day in the RN calendar.

Second Sea Lord Vice Admiral Jonathan Woodcock led tributes to Nelson and his men, placing a wreath on the spot where the admiral was fatally wounded in 1805.