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  • 5 January 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Royal Navy’s HMS Dauntless, a Type 45 destroyer, left Portsmouth on January 2nd for a five month routine deployment to the Gulf of Aden. The vessel will maintain a continuous presence in the region deterring piracy and keeping the sea lanes open for free and safe passage of merchant vessels. During her time away Dauntless will make […]

  • 20 August 2018
    Authorities, Industry news, Vessels

    The Singapore Navy’s seventh littoral mission vessel (LMV) – the future RSS Dauntless – was launched at ST Engineering’s Benoi Shipyard in a ceremony on August 18. Minister for finance Heng Swee Keat officiated the launching ceremony. “Naming this LMV Dauntless aptly reflects the RSN’s determined spirit to overcome all adversity without fear, capturing also the […]

  • 18 May 2015
    Authorities

    Royal Navy’s ships Dauntless and Kent returned from their missions on Friday when they both sailed into Portsmouth within minutes of each other. Dauntless left home at the turn of the year and spent the bulk of her four and a half months away in the Gulf, chiefly supporting US carrier operations in the ongoing struggle […]

  • 9 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Sailors and Royal Marines aboard new destroyer HMS Dauntless recreated a historic ship’s company photograph from nearly a century ago. One hundred and 74 of the 200 men and women aboard lined up on the forecastle of the Type 45 – just as their forebears did 91 years ago under solemn circumstances in New York […]

  • 3 April 2012
    Training & Education

    Portsmouth-based warship HMS Dauntless sails on Wednesday (April 4) for a six-month routine deployment to the South Atlantic, relieving HMS Montrose. Her programme includes planned port visits in both West and South Africa. It’s the first operational deployment for Dauntless since she was commissioned into the fleet in 2010. Since then she has been put […]

  • 24 March 2014
    Training & Education

    The Portsmouth-based destroyer has spent the past week or so around the Firth of Clyde – first on the loch, then in the city of her birth for a visit to Glasgow.   The Glenmallan jetty – next to the Garelochhead-Arrochar road – has been used by Royal Navy and Royal Fleet Auxiliary ships for […]

  • 18 April 2013
    Training & Education

    Portsmouth warship HMS Dauntless showed off its affiliation with famous sports car manufacturer the Caterham Group by inviting its employees on board. Several staff from the Norfolk company were given a tour of the hi-tech Type 45 destroyer as part of the ship’s Affiliates Day – and in return they brought one of their Caterham […]

  • 13 June 2014
    Authorities

    Royal UK Navy Type 45 destroyer HMS Dauntless will sail into the Mersey tomorrow in support of the International Mersey River Festival.   In her first visit to the city, the 152-metre warship will go alongside at Liverpool’s Cruise Liner Terminal at 10.30am and will form one of the star attractions of the weekend’s activities. […]

  • 24 March 2014
    Training & Education

    Reflected in the clear, calm waters of Loch Long as the sun goes down on a flawless early spring day as HMS Dauntless visits the Glenmallan ammunition jetty.   HMS Dauntless returned to the city of her birth during a week in and around the Clyde. The destroyer spent several days in Loch Long at […]

  • 8 October 2012
    Training & Education

    HMS Dauntless lit up the Caribbean night as she took part in an impressive gunnery shoot in the dark with numerous other warships as an international exercise reached its fiery climax. The 11-day-long UNITAS exercise saw 13 ships from seven nations train together and let rip with their firepower against targets in the air and […]

  • 14 July 2015
    Authorities

    The Lord Lieutenant of Dorset and 26 of his deputies toured HMS Dauntless to get a feel for the present and future Royal Navy. The guests were invited on board the Type 45 destroyer in Portsmouth by one of their fellow deputies – First Sea Lord Admiral Sir George Zambellas. The visitors, led by Lord […]

  • 26 April 2012
    Training & Education

    HMS Dauntless visited Lisbon in Portugal on her journey to the South Atlantic, bringing a new crewmember – Percy the bear. This is the Navy’s latest globe-trotting mascot, enjoying his first foreign port on the maiden deployment of Britain’s most-advanced warship, HMS Dauntless: Lisbon in Portugal. The bear was donated to the Type 45 destroyer […]

  • 27 March 2014
    Training & Education

    The Royal Navy’s ultra-modern Type 45 destroyer, HMS Dauntless, pays a much anticipated visit to Newcastle, her affiliated city, today.   One of the Senior Service’s newest ships, HMS Dauntless, was due alongside at Northumbrian Quay in North Shields this morning at 9am. She remains in port until Monday, departing at approximately 10am. Although not […]

  • 5 April 2012

    The second of Britain’s next-generation destroyers yesterday began her maiden deployment as HMS Dauntless departed Portsmouth on a bright but chilly spring morning. The Type 45 destroyer is heading for six months in the South Atlantic, taking over from the current patrol ship, Devonport-based frigate HMS Montrose. Although this is D33’s first mission, Whitehall is […]

  • 14 August 2011
    Training & Education

    HMS Dauntless, the second of Britain’s six cutting-edge Type 45 destroyers, has completed hot weather trials with a visit to Miami. This is the Miami skyline and the last port of call for the Portsmouth-based warship before she concluded her mini-deployment to the USA. The £1bn destroyer headed across the Atlantic with two goals in […]

  • 19 September 2012
    Training & Education

      HMS Dauntless served as the setting for inaugural annual defence talks between Britain and Colombia when she visited Cartagena. The new Type 45 destroyer once again served as a floating venue for events promoting the best of British on the latest leg of her Auriga 12 deployment to the North and South Atlantic. On […]

  • 21 February 2013
    Industry news

    The Royal Navy’s new and most technologically advanced warship, HMS Dauntless, will visit Tyneside this weekend (February 22-26), her first regional engagement with the area since her inaugural visit to her affiliated city of Newcastle in April 2010. The ship will be open to visitors on Sunday 24 February from 10am until 3pm. The 7300-tonne […]

  • 23 June 2011
    Training & Education

      Britain’s newest operational warship – HMS Dauntless – has arrived in the world’s largest naval base ready to show international navies what she can do. Fresh from working with the Americans’ newest carrier, the USS George H W Bush in the Western Approaches, the Portsmouth-based Type 45 has made her maiden voyage across the […]

  • 12 February 2013
    Training & Education

    For the first time three Fleet Air Arm helicopters have touched down on the back of a Royal Navy destroyer. The trio of Lynx from 702 Naval Air Squadron in Somerset joined HMS Dauntless off the south coast as the fliers get their sea legs. 702 is used to prepare aircrew and engineers who’ve learned […]

  • 18 March 2015
    Authorities, Research & Development

    Type 45 Destroyer HMS Dauntless has enjoyed a well-earned break from her high-tempo operational deployment to the Gulf with a stand-down in Dubai. The stand-down period gave the ship’s company the chance to catch up on maintenance that cannot be completed at sea including work on the ship’s Lynx Mk 8 helicopter. The air defence […]

  • 13 September 2011
    Training & Education

      HMS Dauntless became the first of the Royal Navy’s new Type 45 destroyers to visit the capital when she sailed up the Thames on Saturday to the ExCeL Centre in London’s Docklands. The destroyer will be moored outside the exhibition centre where the Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEi) exhibition is being held this […]

  • 13 March 2014
    Training & Education

    The Royal Navy’s Type 45 destroyer HMS Dauntless is returning to Glasgow, the city in which she was built, today, March 13.   Going alongside at King George V Dock, the ship will be just down the river from Govan where she was launched, and across the water from Scotstoun where she was fitted out. […]

  • 5 February 2015
    Authorities

    HMS Dauntless, Type 45 destroyer, which arrived in the Middle East just weeks ago, has already demonstrated the UK’s commitment to the security and safety of the region, providing vital support to the 30 nation Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) organisation. The Portsmouth-based ship joined Australian oil tanker HMAS Success, the US Navy’s destroyer USS Dewey, patrol […]

  • 30 January 2013
    Training & Education

    The Royal Navy’s state-of-the-art Type 45 destroyer HMS Dauntless will sail into her adopted port of Great Yarmouth next week (08 Feb). She will arrive at the docks at approx 10am on February 8, leaving at around 9am on February 11. And it will be a very busy schedule for the weekend, kicking off on […]

  • 31 October 2012
    Training & Education

    HMS Dauntless returned home to Portsmouth yesterday (Tuesday 30) from her maiden deployment circumnavigating the Atlantic Ocean. The ship was met by hundreds of family and friends pleased to see their loved ones after seven months away at sea. The Type 45 destroyer has clocked up 30,000 miles visiting 18 countries across four continents carrying […]

  • 2 May 2012
    Training & Education

    HMS Dauntless played a key part in helping to keep the waters off West Africa safe during a major international exercise. The Portsmouth-based destroyer joined warships and personnel from ten other nations off Senegal for Exercise Saharan Express aimed at dealing with the enduring threats of people trafficking, piracy, drug smuggling and illegal fishing. Africian […]

  • 8 July 2011
    Training & Education

      HMS Dauntless’ sea boat rides the fairly choppy surf somewhere off the Eastern Seaboard of the United States as a two-week international exercise comes to a close. The Navy’s most advanced destroyer was Britain’s input to FRUKUS (pronounced froo-kus apparently, not fruck-us), an annual get-together of naval forces from France, Russia, the UK and […]

  • 1 June 2012
    Training & Education

      Fresh from patrolling the North Atlantic, HMS Dauntless has made her mark in Sierra Leone. The Type 45 destroyer’s crew completed an important visit to the capital Freetown, reinforcing recent exercises between the ship and West Africa navies. Britain’s High Commissioner Ian Hughes played host onboard to the Sierra Leonean Deputy Foreign Minister Mrs […]

  • 12 February 2016
    Authorities

    Pakistani Navy Chief, Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah, paid a visit to EU NAVFOR’s operational headquarters in London, UK, February 11. He was welcomed by the Deputy Commander, Rear Admiral Jonas Wikstrӧm. During the visit both Admirals welcomed the good cooperation that exists at sea between Operation Atalanta and Pakistan warships in the mutual fight against Somali-based piracy. There was […]