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  • 20 August 2018

    The crew of Royal Navy Type 45 destroyer HMS Daring will be awarded a new medal clasp for bravery shown during Bab al-Mandeb strait escort missions in 2016. Announcing the recognition, the Royal Navy said HMS Daring sailors braved the threat of missile attack to protect merchant ships in the Middle East. The new medal […]

  • 29 August 2016
    Training & Education

    Defence Secretary Michael Fallon has announced HMS Daring will deploy to the Gulf as the UK’s latest contribution to the campaign against Daesh. The Type 45 destroyer and her 190-strong crew will sail from Portsmouth on Friday with a mission to use her sophisticated radar and missile systems to protect US aircraft carriers as they […]

  • 13 September 2016

    Royal Navy’s Type 45 destroyer has visited Gibraltar for a second time, four years after the ship’s first visit to the British overseas territory. The Portsmouth-based destroyer stopped off in the harbour as she prepares to head east of Suez on maritime security operations. It was a busy day in the port as Daring met […]

  • 14 February 2014

    In anticipation of the long-awaited arrival home to their loved ones, the crew of HMS Daring, a Type 45 destroyer of the Royal Navy, sent a special Valentine Day’s message from their flight deck.   The destroyer is on her way home from a global mission that lasted nine months and is expected to return […]

  • 12 July 2016
    Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    With a flash of fire and a thunderous roar, HMS Daring lit her 10th birthday candle in spectacular style with the test firing of a Sea Viper missile. The Type 45 destroyer has become the first ship of her class to complete a second test firing of the Aster 30 missile, proving her world-beating air […]

  • 23 November 2016

    Royal Navy’s Type 45 destroyer HMS Daring has been tasked with the protection of merchant vessels and Royal Navy ships sailing through the Bab al-Mandeb strait. The Portsmouth-based warship has provided reassurance in the region, being equipped to tackle possible air and surface threats with her combination of surveillance radars and Sea Viper missiles. The air […]

  • 10 February 2012
    Training & Education

    Britain’s most advanced warship has paid her first visit to Jordan on the latest stage of her maiden deployment. HMS Daring sailed into Aqaba where she trained with Jordanian counterparts, welcomed royalty and local VIPS, and gave her ship’s company the chance to visit the ancient city of Petra. Sailors from the Portsmouth-based warship worked […]

  • 16 January 2017

    The commander of Royal Navy’s Type 45 destroyer HMS Daring transferred command of the ship and went ashore to ride off along a Bahrain beach on the back of a camel. After spending almost three years at the helm of HMS Daring, the ship’s company of the Portsmouth-based Type 45 destroyer decided a send-off with a […]

  • 9 October 2015

    Royal Navy’s HMS Daring (D32) has departed the Channel Islands following a port visit to her affiliated island of Guernsey. The visit marked the first time in over four years that Daring had visited Guernsey and included a busy programme including a Reception Capability Demonstration and Ship’s tours for local cadets. Nine members of the […]

  • 22 February 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The crew of the Royal Navy’s first Type 45 destroyer, the HMS Daring, has marked the ship’s 10th birthday by forming the number 10 on the ship’s flightdeck as they were entering Weymouth Bay, UK. Crew paused weapons and aviation training off Portland as the Portsmouth-based warship emerged from a period of maintenance to celebrate […]

  • 12 May 2017
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Navy’s Type 45 destroyer HMS Daring returned to home waters on Friday after spending nine months securing the Red Sea shipping lanes. Daring left her homeport of HMNB Portsmouth early September and spent the bulk of the deployment operating east of Suez. One of the destroyer’s most important roles was to protect shipping in […]

  • 15 June 2012
    Training & Education

    Britain’s most hi-tech warship paid her first visit to Oman with a three-day visit to the country’s picturesque capital, Muscat. After working with the carrier USS Abraham Lincoln in the Arabian Sea, the destroyer took part in military, cultural and sporting events on her debut in the sultanate. Approaching arguably the lushest of the great […]

  • 12 December 2013
    Training & Education

    After supporting ongoing British relief efforts in the Philippines, HMS Daring has arrived in Shanghai. The goodwill visit to China comes at an important time in bilateral relations, just after the UK-China summit when Prime Minister David Cameron led a strong delegation of ministers and businessmen to Beijing, Shanghai and Chengdu. In front of a […]

  • 13 January 2014
    Training & Education

    The Royal Navy’s warship HMS Daring, which is on her nine-month global deployment, has arrived in Sattahip-Chuk Semat, Thailand. The warship is the first Royal Navy’s ship to visit Thailand in the past five years. The collaboration between the two countries is present in numerous defence sectors. For example, the largest warship in the Royal […]

  • 27 March 2012
    Training & Education

    HMS Daring has made her debut in Kuwait on the latest stage of her inaugural deployment to the Gulf. Britain’s first Type 45 destroyer hosted a succession of officers attending Kuwaiti Staff College and who one day will be the senior commanders of military forces in half a dozen nations. This is the port at […]

  • 1 November 2013
    Training & Education

    Working alongside the navies of Singapore, Malaysia, Australia and New Zealand, Daring will shortly take part in Exercise Bersama Lima under the Five Power Defence Arrangement (FPDA). The FPDA was established in 1971 and provides for defence co-operation between the five signatories. But before the exercise gets underway Daring, and her Company, will have the […]

  • 27 September 2013
    Training & Education

    Royal Navy Type 45 destroyer HMS Daring is on her way to join the Royal Australian Navy’s 100th anniversary (RAN100) celebrations in Sydney on October 4. The Royal Australian International Fleet Review is a celebration of the centenary of the first entry of the Royal Australian Navy fleet into Sydney in 1913. More than 40 […]

  • 16 May 2013
    Research & Development, Training & Education

    HMS Daring, one of the Royal Navy’s new-generation Type 45 destroyers, is gearing up for a wide-ranging deployment which takes her to the Far East – and beyond. The air defence warship will demonstrate the Navy’s global reach during the nine-month deployment which includes contributing to maritime security in the Asia Pacific, conducting science and […]

  • 29 May 2012
    Industry news, Training & Education

    Britain’s most advanced warship, HMS Daring, reunited with the world’s most famous aircraft carrier, USS Enterprise, as they spent five days on patrol east of Suez. It’s the second time the two vessels have linked up – but the first on operations. Enterprise is on her final deployment after 51 years of active service, while […]

  • 30 October 2015

    One of the Royal Navy’s most advanced warships hosted two royal guests within five days during a brief stay alongside her Portsmouth home. Type 45 destroyer HMS Daring showed off her readiness to Her Royal Highness The Countess of Wessex, the ship’s sponsor who launched the ship in 2006, and His Royal Highness Prince Michael of Kent. […]

  • 21 May 2012
    Training & Education

    One of the Royal Navy’s most advanced warships, HMS Daring, has made an official stop in Saudi Arabia to reinforce the country’s strong relationship with the UK, Ministry of Defence announced on May 17. The Portsmouth-based Type 45 destroyer is on her first operational deployment in the Gulf where she is working with partner nations, […]

  • 12 June 2014

    The Lynx helicopter team who played a key part in helping the people of the Philippines in the wake of last year’s devastating typhoon have been singled out for their efforts.   In the first few days of Britain’s response to Typhoon Haiyan, HMS Daring’s Lynx flew vital reconnaissance missions over outlying islands – missions […]

  • 20 December 2013

    HMS Daring has arrived in Da Nang, Vietnam, following a successful visit to Shanghai, China. She is the first British ship to visit Vietnam in seven years; the last visit was by HMS Echo in 2006 to Ho Chi Minh City. It is the first ever visit by a British warship to Da Nang, and […]

  • 3 February 2012
    Training & Education

      HMS Daring, the first of the Royal Navy’s new Type 45 air defence destroyers, passed through the Suez Canal on 30 January 2012. This transit marks the first time the stealthy silhouette of a Type 45 has been seen gliding through this sea highway. The canal is 120 miles (193km) long, 205 metres wide, […]

  • 26 June 2012
    Training & Education

    HMS Daring celebrated Her Majesty’s Diamond Jubilee whilst on operations in the North Arabian Sea on the 1st June 2012. The Ship and her crew have now been deployed to the Middle East for five months since the 11th of January 2012. Daring had to celebrate a day early so the celebrations didn’t interfere with […]

  • 12 April 2012
    Training & Education

    HMS Daring has flown the flag for the Royal Navy – and UK industry – at the biggest naval showcase in the Middle East. Britain’s most advanced warship, on her maiden deployment, was joined by minehunter HMS Quorn in Qatar at the Doha International Maritime Defence Exhibition and Conference. HMS Daring punches through choppy waters […]

  • 31 July 2012
    Training & Education

    Since sailing in January her ship’s company have paved the way for future Type 45 operations with a busy and demanding six and a half month deployment. Daring’s Commanding Officer, Captain Guy Robinson, said: “This has been a most rewarding deployment where we have been able to explore Daring’s capability in the challenging conditions of […]

  • 18 November 2013

    HMS Daring loaded her stores at Cebu port with lifesaving humanitarian aid and is on her way to Philippine islands that have been without help since Typhoon Haiyan struck. The flight crew flew their Lynx helicopter from HMS Daring on six reconnaissance sorties over remote areas for signs of destruction, covering a total of 48 […]

  • 20 January 2012
    Training & Education

    This is the first time a Type 45 destroyer – the most advanced warship in Britain’s arsenal – has appeared in the shadow of the Rock, one of the world’s iconic natural sights. On her maiden deployment, HMS Daring made her debut in Gibraltar – the Fleet’s traditional refuge, 1,000 miles from the mother country. The […]