UK: HMS Diamond Ready for Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Celebrations

first_img View post tag: Celebrations View post tag: HMS Back to overview,Home naval-today UK: HMS Diamond Ready for Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Celebrations Bae Systems has recently completed a scheduled programme of engineering for HMS Diamond in time for her to take top billing and launch Her Majesty the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Celebrations on 1 June 2012.The engineering work was completed to a very demanding schedule, by the Type 45 Class Output Management Team (Type 45 COM) and the BAE Systems Ship Delivery Team based at Her Majesty’s Naval Base Portsmouth.The work included fitting equipment for future missions which included employing innovative underwater engineering solutions.Captain Ian Shipperley, Head of the MoD’s Destroyers Strategic Class Authority, commented “This was a significant package of work, completed in a taught timescale. Nevertheless, it was delivered successfully and on time and HMS Diamond is now materially ready for both the Jubilee and her intended future operations”.The Type 45 is the largest and most powerful Air Defence Destroyer ever built for the Royal Navy. It is a versatile platform capable of contributing to worldwide maritime and joint operations in multi threat environments. It will perform tasks across the spectrum from peace keeping support to high intensity warfare.[mappress]Naval Today Staff, May 31, 2012; Image: Bae Systems View post tag: For View post tag: Navy View post tag: Diamond Share this article Industry news View post tag: Queen’s View post tag: Naval View post tag: Jubilee View post tag: Ready View post tag: UK View post tag: News by topic May 31, 2012 UK: HMS Diamond Ready for Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Celebrationslast_img read more