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  • 26 November 2018

    Rolls-Royce has been contracted to supply 18 of its MTU Series 4000 diesel generator sets which will be used to improve the reliability of Royal Navy’s Type 45 destroyer. The contract was awarded by BAE Systems who is the main contractor on the Power Improvement Project (PIP) which is being undertaken to increase the resilience […]

  • 22 March 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Vessels

    The UK defense ministry has awarded a £160 million (approx. $226.5m) contract to a BAE Systems-led team to resolve the power and propulsion system issues experienced by Royal Navy’s Type 45 destroyers. The Power Improvement Project (PIP) will improve the resilience of the Type 45 class by installing additional power generation sources in each ship, the […]

  • 25 October 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    UK-based ship repair and conversion company A&P Group is launching a defense division to better position itself for UK defense ministry’s future Type 31 frigate and Type 45 destroyer contracts. The new division will be headquartered at A&P Falmouth and managed by Gerald Pitts, who now takes the role of Managing Director of A&P Group Defence. […]

  • 19 May 2017
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    The Royal Navy has released a video showing its Type 45 destroyer HMS Diamond testing its Sea Viper missile system off the Scotland coast. In the missile system test, the launched 450kg Aster missile flew four times the speed of sound and destroyed a drone target that simulated a projectile attack on the ship. The Mirach drone […]

  • 28 September 2016

    UK Defence Secretary Michael Fallon announced that Britain would be sending a Type 45 destroyer to Bulgarian shores in the Black Sea next year. The Royal Navy deployment is part of a broader goal to deepen the defense relationship between the two countries to help tackle security threats in South Eastern Europe. During the first visit to […]

  • 21 June 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Navy’s Type 45 destroyer HMS Diamond is fit for deployment again after completing six weeks of operational sea training off Plymouth. The Portsmouth-based warship tested both personnel and equipment to make sure everything is ready for front-line duties. It brings to an end eight months of trials, training, instruction and assessment following a comprehensive maintenance and upgrade package […]

  • 8 June 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    The engines on Royal Navy’s mighty Type 45 destroyers break down when they sail in waters warmer than those of the Portsmouth naval base, members of Parliament were told Tuesday by BAE Systems, Rolls-Royce, Northrop Grumman and General Electric executives. MPs questioned the managers as to why the £1 billion ships which form the ‘backbone of the fleet’ […]

  • 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 […]

  • 31 December 2013
    Industry news

    The UK’s sixth and final Type 45 Destroyer, HMS Duncan has entered into service with the Royal Navy four months ahead of schedule. The 7,500 tonne vessel will now head for trials to ready for operational deployment. Despite being  scheduled to enter service in early 2014, due to the hard work of both the ship’s […]

  • 12 November 2013
    Training & Education

    Britain’s final Type 45 destroyer fired up her guns for the first time with sustained period of shooting off the Dorset gun. Every one of the Portsmouth-based warship guns was fired – from her hand-held General Purpose Machine-Guns and Miniguns, through the 30mm automated cannon and the main 4.5in which can hurl a 40kg high-explosive […]

  • 27 September 2013
    Industry news

    HMS Duncan – the sixth and last of the Royal Navy’s new-generation Type 45 destroyers – was formally commissioned into the fleet on September 26. Hundreds of guests including families of the 190 ship’s company attended a colourful ‘Christening’ ceremony at Portsmouth Naval Base to mark the ship’s transition into front-line service. The event marked […]

  • 11 June 2013
    Industry news, Training & Education

    Britain’s brand new Type 45 Destroyer sailed from Portsmouth for the first time to undertake two days of training and assessment under the supervision of staff from Flag Officer Sea Training organisation. It was also the first time she sailed under the White Ensign. For HMS Duncan, this period of training and assessment marked a […]

  • 22 May 2013
    Equipment & technology, Industry news

    Thales UK has marked one year of successful operations for the Fully Integrated Communications System (FICS) onboard the Type 45 Destroyer, the Royal Navy’s most advanced class of surface ship. First of class HMS Daring was deployed operationally to the Arabian Gulf in 2012, followed by the operational debuts of HMS Dauntless and HMS Diamond. […]

  • 7 March 2013
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    The potential for Type 45 destroyers to help protect deployed UK and Allied forces from threat of ballistic missiles is to be investigated. Building on its relationship with the US Missile Defense Agency (MDA), the joint Ministry of Defence and industry-run UK Missile Defence Centre (MDC) has agreed to take part in a trial which […]

  • 5 December 2012
    Industry news

    The sixth and last Type 45 destroyer has successfully completed her second spell of sea trials, paving the way for her handover to the Navy in the spring. HMS Duncan has returned to Scotstoun on the Clyde after three weeks of tests and trials off the west coast of Scotland which concentrated on her combat […]

  • 3 September 2012

    The sixth and final Type 45 destroyer built by BAE Systems, has set sail from the company’s Scotstoun shipyard to embark on her first stage of sea trials off the west coast of Scotland. DUNCAN, the sixth and final Type 45 destroyer built by BAE Systems, has today set sail from the company’s Scotstoun shipyard […]

  • 29 August 2012
    Industry news

    Pall Corporation announced that it has been selected by BAE Systems to supply freshwater generator systems for the UK Royal Navy’s Type 45 Destroyer. The Type 45 ships are designed and built by BAE Systems and are the most advanced warships ever produced in the UK. The Pall Integrated Membrane System (IMS)/ freshwater generator is […]

  • 12 March 2012
    Training & Education

    The latest in the Royal Navy’s super-capable Type 45 destroyers, HMS Dragon, will sail into her affiliated city of Cardiff for a five day visit. Arriving on March 15, the 152 metre ship will go alongside at India Berth in Queen Alexandra Dock. On her day of arrival, she will host a number of invited […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 November 2011
    Industry news

    Defender, the Navy’s fifth state-of-the-art Type 45 destroyer, has successfully completed her first set of sea trials, with her speed, manoeuvrability, sensors and weapons having been tested over three weeks off Scotland. The £1bn warship is the fifth of six built for the Royal Navy, and following the trials has now returned to the BAE […]

  • 16 November 2011
    Training & Education

    HMS Diamond and her crew are currently undergoing Operational Sea Training (OST), an intensive period of drills and exercises designed to test the ship’s responses to a variety of scenarios, in readiness for her deployment on operations next year. While alongside on Friday and Saturday, the ship’s Commanding Officer, Commander Ian Clarke, and his crew […]

  • 24 October 2011
    Industry news

    Defender, the fifth Type 45 destroyer built by BAE Systems, has today set sail from the company’s Scotstoun shipyard to embark on her first stage sea trials off the west coast of Scotland. Exactly two years since her launch on 21 October 2009, Defender will spend approximately three weeks at sea, during which she will […]

  • 17 October 2011
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal arrived by helicopter on the new Type 45 destroyer off Plymouth to witness the ship’s preparations for an arduous training package known as BOST – Basic Operational Sea Training. HRH enjoyed a tour of the ship and saw the 190 sailors on board conducting their daily activities. Diamond’s Commanding […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 May 2011
    Training & Education

      The Royal Navy’s flagship Type 45 destroyer, HMS Daring, has successfully fired her groundbreaking new air defence missile system for the first time. HMS Daring, the first of the formidable next generation of warships to be built, fired her world-leading air defence missile system, Sea Viper, during a rigorous training exercise at the MOD’s […]