Royal Navy’s newest hunter-killer submarine edges towards front-line operations

The Royal Navy newest and most advanced hunter-killer submarine is now on the verge of joining the operational cycle following intensive tests in the Atlantic. HMS Anson, the fifth of the Royal Navy’s Astute-class boats, conducted trials off the east coast of the United States and in the Caribbean Sea, rigorously testing her state-of-the-art systems […]

Submariners dive for The Submarine Family

A group of submariners and their families completed a bungee jump in the name of The Submarine Family. On Sunday the 19th of May, they jumped from the UK Bungee Jump Companies crane at The Riverside Museum in Glasgow. A huge thank you to all who did a 160 ft bungee jump to raise money […]

New Submariner Whisky Donated to The Submarine Family

The Crown and Anchor Whisky Group, based in HMNB Clyde, have announced a new Whisky dedicated to the submariner. The have kindly donated a botte to The Submarine Family to raise funds for our cause. The Whisky is available from The Crown and Anchor Whisky Group at lunch times in the Supermess of HMNB Clyde.

More than 1,000 newly-refurbished homes for UK families

  Military accommodation refurbishments mean over 1,000 properties available to home personnel and their families   £400 million programme of military housing investment Heat efficiency improvements in more than 4,000 properties Over a thousand properties have been brought back into use for the Armed Forces and their families thanks to £400m investment in military accommodation, […]

Royal Navy’s newest submarine officially named in Barrow

The sixth Astute-class submarine of the Royal Navy has been officially named, marking a significant milestone on its journey towards frontline operations. The vessel, named HMS Agamemnon, will serve as both a sword and a protector, capable of launching Tomahawk cruise missiles on land and defending against threats on and beneath the waves with Spearfish […]


MORE than 750 Military and civilian staff flocked to listen to Jason Fox on Wednesday, April 17, when he delivered the second in a series Human Performance Lectures in the HMS Neptune Supermess. Television personality Jason, who is best known for his role on the popular Channel 4 television series SAS: Who Dares Wins, is […]


LOCAL CHILDREN participated in a vast range of sporting activities recently when Kings Foundation came to Lomond School Sports Hall & Facilities. The popular Summer activity camp, held in conjunction with the Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity (RNRMC), ran for 1 packed week from Monday 1st to Friday 5th April 2024 open to Service children, children […]

The Submarine Family welcome ‘The Journey’ as a new charity partner.

In April 2024, The Journey has joined The Submarine Family as one of its latest partners. The Journey helps people keep their fitness fun and varied in safe, clean and friendly gyms. From complete beginners to professional athletes and everyone in between, you will always feel welcome and supported. The partnership will allow members of […]

Work ongoing for UK Astute class submarine presence at HMAS Stirling, Australia.

As part of AUKUS, the United Kingdom and the United States are establishing a rotational presence of one UK Astute class submarine and up to four U.S. Virginia class submarines at HMAS Stirling, located near Perth in Western Australia, by 2027. About a year ago, Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States announced the […]