• Navy fires flare as Guardia Civil gets too close to submarine

    Navy fires flare as Guardia Civil gets too close to submarine0

    A Royal Navy patrol boat fired a warning flare after a Spanish Guardia Civil vessel got too close to a British nuclear-powered submarine sailing from Gibraltar. Vessels from the Royal Navy’s Gibraltar Squadron and the Gibraltar Defence Police were forced to react after the Guardia Civil patrol boat appeared to breach the security perimeter around

  • Scheduled Stop

    Scheduled Stop0

    The British Royal Navy’s Trafalgar-class nuclear-powered submarine, HMS Talent, is pictured being loaded with munitions and supplies at the Naval Base yesterday. HMS Talent arrived in Gibraltar last Saturday for a scheduled stop. The visit has, however, drawn flak from Spanish environmental group Verdemar – Ecologistas en Acción. Pic by Johnny Bugeja

  • US submarine sails into port

    US submarine sails into port0

    The US Navy’s Los Angeles-class submarine USS Newport News is pictured above sailing into Gibraltar yesterday evening. The Ministry of Defence said it was “a scheduled logistical visit”. The submarine’s arrival was not without incident, however. Details were sketchy as this edition went to press, but eyewitnesses said a Spanish customs boat was intercepted by