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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: List of senior officers of the Royal Navy
The head of the Royal Navy is the Lord High Admiral, the overall head of the Armed Forces is the British Sovereign with the two roles currently vested in the same individual, Queen Elizabeth II.
Royal Navy was a force designed for the Cold War - with its three ASW aircraft carriers and a force of small frigates and destroyers, its purpose was to search for and destroy Soviet submarines in the North Atlantic.
The Royal Navy is established under the royal prerogative and the head of the Royal Navy, known as the Lord High Admiral, is Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II (who is the overall head of the UK Armed Forces).
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/List-of-senior-officers-of-the-Royal-Navy   (742 words)

 USN Ship Naming
Ships armed with 40 guns or more were of the "first class"; those carrying fewer than 40, but more than 20, guns were of the "second class." The name source for the second class was expanded to include the principal towns as well as rivers.
In the case of ships named for individuals, an effort is made to identify the eldest living direct female descendant of that individual to perform the role of ship's sponsor.
While the Navy has attempted to be systematic in naming its ships, like all institutions it has been subject to evolutionary change, and the name sources of the Navy's ships have not been immune to this change.
www.history.navy.mil /faqs/faq63-1.htm   (3549 words)

 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Royal Australian Navy
The Royal Navy continued to provide blue water defence in the Pacific until World War Two, when expansion of the RAN saw the acquisition of aircraft carriers, and other large surface vessels.
Vice Admiral Russ Shalders is the current Chief of Navy and was appointed to this position in 2005.
Current deployments of the navy include: contributions to the multinational force in Iraq; support for the United Nations mission in East Timor; and a "regional assistance mission" with New Zealand in the Solomon Islands.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Royal_Australian_Navy   (1321 words)

 GHOST SHIPS: The Latest in Stealth Ship Technology
Kockums claims that a 120-meter long ship has been designed that is comparable to the Visby's high stealth standards, so a future in which these ships patrol the oceans may be closer than we think.
The Visby may currently be in the lead when it comes to deploying stealth vessel technology, but the US and UK are busy developing their own variants.
As with the Visby, the ship's superstructure will have radar deflecting angles to cut down on detection, and it has been rumored that the ship will be able to artificially generate a mist to disguise itself as a bank of fog.
www.military.com /soldiertech/0,14632,Soldiertech_StealthShips,,00.html   (1939 words)

 MSN Encarta - Romania
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 Romania - VisitEurope.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
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 Romania   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
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 ICL - Romania - Constitution   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
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 Government of Romania   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
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 Southeastern Europe Country Analysis Brief
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 Amnesty International Report 2002 - Europe - ROMANIA
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 Rome and Romania, Roman Emperors, Byzantine Emperors, etc.
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 ROMANIA - Official Travel and Tourism Information. History
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 BBC NEWS | World | Europe | Country profiles | Country profile: Romania
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 ICL - Romania Index   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
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 Romania News
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 Romania Special Weapons   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
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 Romania Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
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   Romania - In Your Pocket   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
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 CIA - The World Factbook -- Romania   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
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 Romania Maps - Perry-Castañeda Map Collection - UT Library Online
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 Romania News - Media Monitoring Service by EIN News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-19)
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 romania map and information page
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 Ethnologue report for Romania
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 USAID Europe and Eurasia: Romania
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 Romania : Country Studies - Federal Research Division, Library of Congress
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 WTO | Romania - Member information
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 About Romania - Location, Flag, Map, Weather, Transportation
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 the Mail online
During World War II the Duke spent his time serving on a number of ships including HMS Ramillies and later on HMS Wallace, where he became First Lieutenant, second in command, at the tender age of 21, and took part in the Allied landings on Sicily.
Following in his father's footsteps, Prince Andrew chose a career in the Royal Navy after deciding it would be the "most challenging" of the Armed Forces.
However, he still holds enough ranks to run a war by himself: Vice Admiral in the Royal Navy, Lieutenant General in the Army and Air Marshal in the Air Force.
www.dailymail.co.uk /pages/text/print.html?in_article_id=348291&in_page_id=1770   (794 words)

 Iraqi Navy Protects Country’s Oil Platforms - DefendAmerica News Article
According to Adel, the Iraqi navy’s primary mission is to defend Iraq’s coast, territorial waters, vital ports and offshore assets against both external and internal security threats.
The Iraqi navy consists of two squadrons — a patrol boat squadron and an assault boat squadron.
The coalition continues to maintain an advisory and tactical over-watch role as the Iraqi navy and marines take the lead in the phased transition of the oil terminal defense responsibilities.
www.defendamerica.mil /articles/feb2006/a021306dg1.html   (798 words)

 Royal Navy
The Royal Marine Force Protection Team is made up of 19 ranks from the Royal Marines whose task is to provide physical protection to the Collation Naval Training Team Base in Umm Qasr, Iraq.
The current Royal Marine Force Protection Troop took over from 45 Commando Royal Marines at the start of August 2005.
This is the first time that a Royal Marines Reserves have provided a stand alone unit for an operational tasking without being partially integrated into a regular commando unit.
www.royal-navy.mod.uk /server.php?show=conWebDoc.2834   (180 words)

 Case study, Royal Navy - NAVYSTAR. New PCs : FUJITSU UK
The requirement was for PCs, servers, printers and network equipment from commercial sources that would work in the unique environment aboard ship, be reliable, and meet the standards required for equipment installations on their vessels.
Finally, every Royal Navy ship is a workplace that must comply with Health and Safety Standards, so all the equipment used had to be compliant and all Substances Hazardous to Health (COSHH) identified.
Before long, however, Fujitsu realised that the size of standard branded PCs was not suited to the Royal Navy environment and the commercial marketplace too volatile to maintain the stability and equipment roadmaps demanded by NavyStar.
www.fujitsu.com /uk/casestudies/fs_navystar.html   (1073 words)

 Royal Navy
A list of Royal Navy Events open to the public around the UK.
See what the Royal Navy is doing around the world today (video).
The first of the Royal Navy’s latest Type 45 warships, Daring – the largest and most powerful air defence destroyer built in Britain – sailed down the Clyde today to begin an intensive period of sea trials.
www.royal-navy.mod.uk   (179 words)

 Canadian Navy of Yesterday and Today
The ships, aircraft, and systems of Canada's navy, from its inception in 1910 until present day.
The Canadian Navy Discussion Group is a mailing list intended for the discussion of the history of the Canadian Navy.
Reproduction, reuse, or distribution without permission is prohibited.
www.hazegray.org /navhist/canada   (129 words)

 Ships (Royal Australian Navy)
Since the end of the Second World War, Royal Australian Navy ships have served in operations in the Korean Theatre, the Malayan Emergency and Indonesian Confrontation as part of the Far East Strategic Reserve, the Vietnam War, the first Gulf War, on-going operations in the Middle East and the 2003 Iraq War.
The Royal Australian Navy has also played an active role in supporting United Nations and other peacekeeping/peace making operations throughout the world including Somalia, Cambodia, Rwanda, Bouganville, East Timor, and the Solomon Islands.
Where a ship has its own website the ship name links to its website.
www.navy.gov.au /ships   (126 words)

 Current Royal New Zealand Navy ships information - Search.com
This is a list of current Royal New Zealand Navy ships as of 2005.
Read the untold story of the USS Scorpion and discover the truth.
All ships are based at Devonport Naval Base.
www.search.com /reference/Current_Royal_New_Zealand_Navy_ships   (114 words)

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