HMS Dragon has returned home from the WESTLANT19 deployment.
The vessel sailed with aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth, HMS Northumberland and RFA Tideforce.
The MoD say that the WESTLANT19 deployment aimed at ‘end-to-end’ testing of the aircraft and personnel to ensure the aircraft are compatible with the carrier and that UK assets have experience in escorting and working with aircraft carriers when deployment.
HMS Dragon is the fourth Type 45 Destroyers built for the Royal Navy. The ship was launched in November 2008 and commissioned on 20 April 2012.
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