Naval Warfare

HMS Defender commissioned into Royal Navy fleet

22nd March 2013 - 15:33 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


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The Royal Navy’s newest destroyer, HMS Defender, has formally joined the fleet at a commissioning ceremony at Portsmouth Naval Base. The event marks HMS Defender’s transition into front-line service which means she can now prepare for her first overseas deployment.

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