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Anti-submarine warfare (ASW, or in older form A/S) is a branch of underwater warfare that uses surface warships, aircraft, or other submarines to find, track and deter, damage, or destroy enemy submarines.
The armored cruiser was a type of warship of the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Birkenhead is a town within the Metropolitan Borough of Wirral in Merseyside, England.
Robert William Ainsworth (born 19 June 1952) is a British Labour Party politician who was the Member of Parliament (MP) for Coventry North East from 1992 to 2015, and was the Secretary of State for Defence from 2009 to 2010.
Brazil (Brasil), officially the Federative Republic of Brazil (República Federativa do Brasil), is the largest country in both South America and Latin America.
The Brazilian Navy (Marinha do Brasil) is the naval service branch of the Brazilian Armed Forces, responsible for conducting naval operations.
Cammell Laird is a British shipbuilding company.
Chatham Dockyard was a Royal Navy Dockyard located on the River Medway in Kent.
Chile, officially the Republic of Chile, is a South American country occupying a long, narrow strip of land between the Andes to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west.
The Chilean Navy (Armada de Chile) is the naval force of Chile.
Combined gas turbine and gas turbine (COGAG) is a type of propulsion system for ships using two gas turbines connected to a single propeller shaft.
Combined gas or gas (COGOG) is a propulsion system for ships using gas turbine engines.
The County class was a class of heavy cruisers built for the Royal Navy in the years between the First and Second World Wars.
The County class was a class of guided missile destroyer, the first such vessels built by the Royal Navy.
In the 1960s CVA-01 aircraft carrier was to be the first of a class of fleet carriers that would have replaced the Royal Navy's existing aircraft carriers, most of which had been designed before or during World War II.
In the Destroyers for Bases Agreement between the United States and the United Kingdom on September 2, 1940, fifty,, and US Navy destroyers were transferred to the Royal Navy from the United States Navy in exchange for land rights on British possessions.
The Exocet (French for "flying fish" The missile's name was given by M. Guillot, then technical director at Nord Aviation, after the French name for flying fish.) is a French-built anti-ship missile whose various versions can be launched from surface vessels, submarines, helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft.
The Falklands War (Guerra de las Malvinas), also known as the Falklands Conflict, Falklands Crisis, Malvinas War, South Atlantic Conflict, and the Guerra del Atlántico Sur (Spanish for "South Atlantic War"), was a ten-week war between Argentina and the United Kingdom over two British dependent territories in the South Atlantic: the Falkland Islands, and its territorial dependency, the South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands.
The FN MAG is a Belgian 7.62 mm general-purpose machine gun, designed in the early 1950s at Fabrique Nationale (FN) by Ernest Vervier.
A frigate is any of several types of warship, the term having been used for ships of various sizes and roles over the last few centuries.
Goalkeeper is a Dutch close-in weapon system (CIWS) introduced in 1979.
Hansard is the traditional name of the transcripts of Parliamentary Debates in Britain and many Commonwealth countries.
The Harpoon is an all-weather, over-the-horizon, anti-ship missile system, developed and manufactured by McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing Defense, Space & Security).
HMS Battleaxe was a Type 22 frigate of the Royal Navy.
HMS Beaver was one of 10 Type 22 missile frigate of the Broadsword Class ordered by the Royal Navy.
HMS Boxer was the first of the Batch 2 Type 22 frigates of the Royal Navy.
HMS Brave was a Type 22 frigate of the Royal Navy.
HMS Brazen was a Type 22 frigate of the Royal Navy.
HMS Brilliant was a Type 22 frigate of the Royal Navy.
HMS Broadsword was the lead ship and first Batch 1 unit of the Type 22 frigates of the Royal Navy.
HMS Campbeltown was a Batch 3 Type 22 frigate of the British Royal Navy.
HMS Campbeltown was a destroyer of the Royal Navy during the Second World War.
HMS Chatham was a Batch 3 Type 22 frigate of the British Royal Navy.
HMS Cornwall was a Batch 3 Type 22 frigate of the Royal Navy.
HMS Coventry was a Type 22 frigate of the Royal Navy.
HMS Cumberland was a Batch 3 Type 22 frigate of the British Royal Navy.
HMS Glasgow was a Type 42 destroyer of the Royal Navy.
HMS London was a Type 22 frigate of the Royal Navy, originally named Bloodhound but renamed London at the request of the Lord Mayor of London.
HMS Sheffield was a Type 22 frigate of the Royal Navy of the United Kingdom.
The Hunt class is a class of thirteen mine countermeasure vessels of the Royal Navy.
The Invincible class was a class of light aircraft carrier operated by the Royal Navy.
John Reid, Baron Reid of Cardowan PC (born 8 May 1947) is a British Labour Party politician.
John Francis Spellar (born 5 August 1947) is a British Labour Party politician and the Member of Parliament (MP) for Warley.
The Leander-class, or Type 12M frigates,Purvis, M.K., 'Post War RN Frigate and Guided Missile Destroyer Design 1944-1969', Transactions, Royal Institution of Naval Architects (RINA), 1974 comprising twenty-six vessels, was among the most numerous and long-lived classes of frigate in the Royal Navy's modern history.
The list of naval ship classes in service includes all combatant surface classes in service currently with navies or armed forces and auxiliaries in the world.
Medway is a conurbation and unitary authority in Kent in the region of South East England.
The M134 Minigun is a 7.62×51mm NATO, six-barrel rotary machine gun with a high rate of fire (2,000 to 6,000 rounds per minute) which can also fire at a high sustained rate.
The Minister of State for the Armed Forces is a high-ranking ministerial position, subordinate only to the Secretary of State for Defence, at the Ministry of Defence in Her Majesty's Government.
The Monmouth class was a ten-ship class of 10,000 ton armoured cruisers built around 1901 to 1903 for the Royal Navy and designed specifically for commerce protection.
In the Royal Navy there have been a variety of naming conventions for destroyers.
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO; Organisation du Traité de l'Atlantique Nord; OTAN), also called the North Atlantic Alliance, is an intergovernmental military alliance between 29 North American and European countries.
and --> The Oerlikon 20 mm cannon is a series of autocannons, based on an original German 20 mm Becker design that appeared very early in World War I. It was widely produced by Oerlikon Contraves and others, with various models employed by both Allied and Axis forces during World War II, and many versions still in use today.
The Oerlikon 30 mm twin cannon is an anti aircraft gun used by the Royal Navy.
In the Royal Navy and other navies of Europe and the Commonwealth of Nations, ships are identified by pennant number (an internationalisation of pendant number, which it was called before 1948).
The Persian Gulf (lit), (الخليج الفارسي) is a mediterranean sea in Western Asia.
Point-defence (or point-defense; see spelling differences) is the defence of a single object or a limited area, e.g. a ship, building or an airfield, now usually against air attacks and guided missiles.
The Rolls-Royce Olympus (originally the Bristol B.E.10 Olympus) was the world's first two-spool axial-flow turbojet aircraft engine design, dating from November 1946, although not the first to run or enter service.
The Rolls-Royce Spey (company designations RB.163 and RB.168 and RB.183) is a low-bypass turbofan engine originally designed and manufactured by Rolls-Royce that has been in widespread service for over 40 years.
The Rolls-Royce RB.109 Tyne is a twin-shaft turboprop engine developed in the mid to late 1950s by Rolls-Royce Limited.
Romania (România) is a sovereign state located at the crossroads of Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe.
The Romanian Navy (Forțele Navale Române) is the navy branch of the Romanian Armed Forces; it operates in the Black Sea and on the Danube.
The Royal Navy (RN) is the United Kingdom's naval warfare force.
Scotstoun is an area of Glasgow, Scotland, west of Glasgow City Centre.
Sea Dart or GWS30GWS stands for guided weapon system was a British surface-to-air missile system designed by Hawker Siddeley Dynamics in the 1960s, entering service in 1973.
The Sea Skua is a British lightweight short-range air-to-surface missile (ASM) designed for use from helicopters against ships.
Sea Wolf is a naval guided missile system designed and built by BAC, later to become British Aerospace (BAe) Dynamics (now MBDA).
The Seagnat Control System (sometimes spelled SeaGnat or Sea Gnat) is a decoy system used on many NATO warships to safeguard against incoming missiles.
A ship class is a group of ships of a similar design.
The Sting Ray torpedo is a current British acoustic homing light-weight torpedo (LWT) manufactured by GEC-Marconi, who were later bought out by BAE Systems.
Swan Hunter, formerly known as "Swan Hunter & Wigham Richardson", is a shipbuilding design, engineering, and management company, based in Wallsend, Tyne and Wear.
The Ton class were coastal minesweepers built in the 1950s for the Royal Navy, but also used by other navies such as the South African Navy and the Royal Australian Navy.
The tonne (Non-SI unit, symbol: t), commonly referred to as the metric ton in the United States, is a non-SI metric unit of mass equal to 1,000 kilograms;.
The Town class was a group of twenty-one light cruisers built for the Royal Navy (RN) and Royal Australian Navy (RAN). These vessels were long-range cruisers, suitable for patrolling the vast expanse covered by the British Empire. These ships, initially rated as second class cruisers, were built to a series of designs, known as the Bristol (five ships), Weymouth (four ships), Chatham (three RN ships, plus three RAN ships), Birmingham (three ships, plus one similar RAN ship) and Birkenhead (two ships) classes – all having the names of British towns except for the RAN ships, which were named after Australian cities.
The Type 21 frigate, or Amazon-class frigate, was a British Royal Navy general-purpose escort that was designed in the late 1960s, built in the 1970s and served throughout the 1980s into the 1990s.
The Type 23 frigate or Duke-class is a class of frigate built for the United Kingdom's Royal Navy.
The Type 42 or Sheffield class, was a class of fourteen light guided missile destroyers that served in the Royal Navy.
The Type 45 destroyer, also known as the D or Daring class, is a class of six guided missile destroyers built for the United Kingdom's Royal Navy.
Valparaíso is a major city, seaport, and educational center in the commune of Valparaíso, Chile.
Wallsend, historically Wallsend on Tyne, is a town in North Tyneside, Tyne and Wear, North East of England.
The Westland Lynx is a British multi-purpose military helicopter designed and built by Westland Helicopters at its factory in Yeovil.
Yarrow Shipbuilders Limited (YSL), often styled as simply Yarrows, was a major shipbuilding firm based in the Scotstoun district of Glasgow on the River Clyde.
The 4.5 inch Mark 8 is a British naval gun system which currently equips the Royal Navy's destroyers and frigates, and some British destroyers and frigates sold to other countries.