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RFA Helicopter Crew Train With Regiment

RFA Helicopter Crew Train With Regiment

[Updated with video] The Royal Fleet Auxiliary [RFA] Tideforce recently conducted “winching training” with the Royal Bermuda Regiment Coast Guard. The RFA Tideforce tweeted the photos below, saying: “MENACE 20 Winching Training Exercise with the Royal Bermuda Regiment Coast Guard. Weighted bag first followed by the Winchman. Straight down... Read more of this article

Royal Navy Helicopter To Fly Over Island

Royal Navy Helicopter To Fly Over Island

The RFA Tideforce is visiting in Bermuda for a brief stopover, and a Royal Navy helicopter “will conduct familiarisation flights over across the island.” A spokesperson said, “Government House today announced that RFA Tideforce, a ship of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary, is visiting Bermuda’s waters for a brief stopover. The purpose of... Read more of this article

Lieutenant Ci’re Bean Trains With Royal Navy

Lieutenant Ci’re Bean Trains With Royal Navy

A Royal Bermuda Regiment soldier who signed up for a stint of life on the ocean wave has just finished a major disaster relief exercise in the Caribbean. Lieutenant Ci’re Bean was attached to the Royal Navy’s HMS Medway to help plan and carry out a humanitarian aid and relief exercises in the Turks & Caicos. The 23-year-old, from Sandys, was... Read more of this article

Photos: HMS Medway Arrives In Bermuda

Photos: HMS Medway Arrives In Bermuda

[Updated with photos] Government House is advising that the “HMS Medway” will arrive in Bermuda tomorrow [Jan 22] morning in preparation for the Royal Navy ship’s second year deployed on Atlantic Patrol Tasking. A spokesperson said, “Government House is advising that the “HMS Medway” will arrive in Bermuda tomorrow [Friday Jan. 22] morning... Read more of this article

Photos: Royal Navy Helicopters Over Bermuda

Photos: Royal Navy Helicopters Over Bermuda

Royal Navy aviators completed “vital reconnaissance sorties over Bermuda,” the Royal Navy said, adding that they “gathered crucial information on landing sites where humanitarian aid could be brought ashore if called for by the island’s governor in a time of need.” The report on the Royal Navy website said, “Royal Navy... Read more of this article

Photos: Helicopter ‘Familiarisation Flights’

Photos: Helicopter ‘Familiarisation Flights’

[Updated with photos] Two helicopters from the Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship RFA Argus will “conduct familiarisation flights” across Bermuda. In an online post, the Bermuda Police Service said, “On Monday afternoon, two helicopters from Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship RFA Argus, will conduct familiarisation flights over a number of helicopter... Read more of this article

RFA Argus To Anchor & Load Provisions

RFA Argus To Anchor & Load Provisions

RFA Argus will be anchored in Bermuda’s waters from April 12 to 13 to load provisions before continuing on to the Caribbean. A spokesperson said, “Government House today announced that RFA Argus, a ship of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary, will be anchored in Bermuda’s waters from 12 to 13 April. The purpose of the anchorage is to load provisions before... Read more of this article

Royal Navy Dispatched To Support Caribbean

Royal Navy Dispatched To Support Caribbean

The RFA Argus has set sail for the Caribbean “to support the British Overseas Territories during the upcoming hurricane season and will be able to assist with the response to the Covid-19 pandemic if required.” The Royal Navy website said, “RFA Argus’ deployment to the Caribbean had been scheduled for the hurricane season, but she... Read more of this article

British Navy Patrol Vessel Berths In Bermuda

British Navy Patrol Vessel Berths In Bermuda

British Royal Navy offshore patrol vessel HMS Medway arrived in Bermuda yesterday [Feb 5], berthing in Hamilton. According to the Department Of Marine & Ports Service weekly shipping schedule, the vessel is here for ‘R&R’. The current mission of the vessel – which weighs 2,000 tonnes and is 90.5 metres [297 feet] long – is... Read more of this article

HMS Protector Arrives In The Bahamas

HMS Protector Arrives In The Bahamas

The HMS Protector has arrived in the Bahamas and will berth in Nassau to deliver Bermudian aid this afternoon [Sept 12] following the devastating effects of Hurricane Dorian. A Twitter account for the vessel tweeted the photo below, saying, “New dawn Bahamas. The HMS Protector has arrived in the Bahamas and will berth in Nassau to deliver Bermudian... Read more of this article

Video: Time Lapse Of Donations Being Loaded

Video: Time Lapse Of Donations Being Loaded

Bermuda volunteers and the Royal Navy combined forces to transport and load tonnes of aid onto the HMS Protector on Sunday, after people showed an outpouring of support for the hurricane ravaged Bahamas. After a call was made on Friday for people to donate items for the Bahamas, the Seventh-Day Adventist Church on King Street was filled with new items,... Read more of this article

Photos: Military Ship ‘Mounts Bay’ Visits Hamilton

Photos: Military Ship ‘Mounts Bay’ Visits Hamilton

[Updated] The Royal Naval ship RFA Mounts Bay has arrived in Bermuda and can be seen docked in Hamilton Harbour. Last week the Royal Bermuda Regiment said, “The UK soldiers will work with the RBR to share expertise and experience in humanitarian and disaster relief [HADR] before they join the Royal Fleet Auxiliary ship Mounts Bay when it docks... Read more of this article

Photos: RFA Mounts Bay Arrives In Bermuda

Photos: RFA Mounts Bay Arrives In Bermuda

The Royal Naval support ship RFA Mounts Bay has arrived in Bermuda for a three day visit, where she is due to host a Disaster Management Presentation of the vessels capabilities for members of Bermuda’s EMO, and also host tours for the Bermuda Sea Cadets and the Bermuda Scouts Association. “RFA Mounts Bay has been on deployment to the region... Read more of this article