Preserved Ships – HMAS VAMPIRE D 11 (Australia)

HMAS VAMPIRE D 11 was the third of three Australian built Daring class destroyers serving in the Royal Australian Navy (RAN). One of the first all welded ships built in Australia, she was laid down 1 st July 1952 and launched 27th October 1956 at Cockatoo Island Dockyard where she was commissioned into the Navy on 23rd June 1959. Between laying down and completion, […]

Amateur Drone Pilot Makes Unauthorized Landing on Deck of an Aircraft Carrier An amateur drone pilot has sparked a security review of Britain’s biggest and most technologically advanced aircraft carrier after landing his handheld drone on the deck of the carrier while it was docked in Scotland. The unidentified pilot told British media that he […]