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Type 45 Destroyer

The profile of a Type 45 destroyer of the Royal Navy.

The Type 45 Destroyers are a class of guided missile destroyers built for the British Empire's Royal Navy that are replacing the Type 42s.

SpecificationsEdit

  • Type: Guided Missile Destroyer
  • Service Period: 2002-Present
  • Characteristics
    • Length: 552 feet 6 inches (168.4 meters)
    • Beam: 71 feet 2 inches (21.7 meters)
    • Draught: 25 feet 11 inches (7.9 meters)
    • Displacement: 10,720 tons (full load)
  • Crew: 225 (capable of carrying up to 270)
  • Endurance: 60 days
  • Power: 117,000 shp
  • Range: 8,000 nautical miles (14,816 kilometers) at 18 knots (33.34 km/hr)
  • Speed: 36.6 knots (67.79 km/hr)
  • Propulsion
    • Integrated electric propulsion(IEP)
    • 2 Rolls Royce MT30 gas turbines
    • 2 Wärtsilä 12V200 diesel generators, 2 MW (2,700 shp) each
    • RIM MilSys 420 integrated ship power and propulsion system
    • 2 Converteam electric motors, 20 MW (27,000 shp) each
    • 2 shafts
  • Sensor Suite
    • 1 Type 1045 (SAMPSON) multi-function air search RDF
    • 1 Type 1046 (S1850M) 3D air surveillance RDF
    • 2 Type 1047 surface search RDF
    • 1 Type 1048 navigation RDF
    • Series 2500 gunfire control RDF
    • UAT Mod2.0
    • SML RDF tracking system
    • MFS-7000 ASDIC system
  • Countermeasures:
    • Seagnat decoy system
    • Airborne Systems's IDS300 floating naval decoy system (corner reflectors)
    • Surface ship torpedo defence (SSTD)
  • Armament
    • 2 x 155mm/52-caliber Mk.IV naval guns
    • 1 x 64-cell VLS (fires Garfish AAMs, Storm Wind Cruise Missiles)
    • 1 x 48-cell VLS (fires Garfish AAMs, Storm Wind Cruise Missiles)
    • 2 x 4-canister Broadsword AShM missile launchers
    • 2 x Oerlikon 30mm KCB guns
    • 6 x 12.7mm autocannons
    • 2 x 35mm Denel Systems Naval Defender CIWS
  • Aircraft: 2 x Westland AW159 Wildcat or 1 x AgustaWestland AW101 Merlin

Unit RunEdit

British EmpireEdit

Portuguese NavyEdit

  • NRP Adamastor (D340)
  • NRP Bartolomeu Dias (D341)

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