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  • 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 July 2016
    Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    British defense company BAE Systems has introduced a new analytical tool designed to warn crews about potential ship faults in real time. Known as System Information Exploitation, or SIE, the tool is capable of processing ‘big data’ – tens of thousands of equipment data samples per second, according to BAE. The information is securely sent […]

  • 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’ […]

  • 27 September 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology

    The Royal Navy is now capable of having its recompression chambers reach stricken submariners and divers faster as a recent trial showed that the navy’s six Type 45 destroyers can fit the chambers to their flight decks. Until now only the Navy’s thirteen Type 23 frigates were able to deploy the emergency stores which are held at […]

  • 17 September 2018

    Royal Navy’s Type 45 destroyer HMS Diamond is on her way home after spending two months on operations in the Atlantic and the Baltic Sea. The destroyer has been activated throughout the traditionally busy summer season, as she monitored Russian naval activity twice, visited four ports and helped train warfare officers and RAF air crew. […]

  • 8 May 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Royal Navy Type 45 destroyer HMS Defender returned to her homeport in Portsmouth concluding her first underway period after undergoing an 18-month refit. The ship put her systems and personnel to the test over the seven-day period following the major upkeep which saw two new gas turbines fitted along with new signals intelligence equipment and […]

  • 23 November 2017
    Authorities, Vessels

    Royal Navy destroyer HMS Diamond is returning home early from a deployment to the Persian Gulf after experiencing propeller problems. The Type 45 destroyer was forced to leave the gulf despite sailors’ efforts to repair the ship at sea, a Times report on November 23 said. The problems are reportedly so serious that they cannot […]

  • 1 August 2018
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Industry news, Research & Development

    Engineers could be able to view the status and predicted health of ships’ systems.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 July 2016
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Training & Education

    HMS Dragon, a Royal Navy Type 45 destroyer, is ready for new missions again as she completed a year-long overhaul. A ceremony to officially mark the ship’s return to the front line took place in Portsmouth on Friday 8 July. The destroyer has been out of action for a year undergoing modifications carried out by BAE […]

  • 3 April 2017
    Authorities, Industry news

    UK defense contractor Babcock has been selected to become marine systems support partner (MSSP) for the Royal Navy’s new Queen Elizabeth-class (QEC) aircraft carriers and Type 45 destroyers. The company said it was selected as preferred bidder for all four elements of a Ministry of Defence program that is potentially worth in the region of £360m […]

  • 1 October 2018

    Royal Navy destroyer HMS Diamond got underway from Portsmouth on September 29 for maritime security operations in the Mediterranean Sea. The Type 45 destroyer will provide reassurance to allies in the region throughout the autumn. The deployment follows a busy few months for HMS Diamond and her crew, who spent most of the summer operating […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 24 November 2016
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Royal Navy’s Type 4 destroyer HMS Duncan had to be towed back to Devonport after experiencing a breakdown off Plymouth. According to a report by the Plymouth Herald, a Ministry of Defence spokesman confirmed this saying the ship had experienced “technical issues”. The ship was towed back to port on Tuesday, just two days after […]

  • 8 January 2018
    Authorities, Vessels

    Royal Navy’s Type 45 destroyer HMS Duncan got underway from naval base Portsmouth on December 8 to start her deployment to NATO’s Standing Maritime Group 2 (SNMG2) and the Royal Navy’s operation Kipion tasking. HMS Duncan is the first Royal Navy destroyer to deploy in 2018. The remaining five destroyers in service with the Royal […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 November 2015

    Royal Navy’s HMS Diamond is to return to her home city of Aberdeen this week for a four-day visit. The Clyde-built Type 45 Destroyer, one of the Royal Navy’s newest ships, will open to the public on Saturday (November 7) from 10am to 3pm. HMS Diamond will arrive in its affiliated port on Friday after an […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 September 2018

    Type 45 destroyer HMS Dragon got underway from her Portsmouth homeport on September 17 after a short, unspecified, delay. Dragon is now headed for the Persian Gulf where it is expected to spend several months an operational deployment. The destroyer is scheduled to work alongside coalition and regional partners throughout her time away. She will […]

  • 30 November 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    HMS Duncan returned to naval base Portsmouth from her maiden nine-month deployment to the Middle East on November 27. The Type 45 destroyer – the UK’s newest warship – left the UK in March and has sailed 43,000 nautical miles and visited 14 countries. She has policed busy shipping lanes in seven different seas and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]