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Type 45 Destroyers: Guided Weapons

Question for Ministry of Defence

UIN HL3869, tabled on 29 November 2022

To ask His Majesty's Government what consideration they have given to fitting the Mk 41 vertical launch system to Type 45 destroyers.

Answered on

13 December 2022

There are no current plans to fit Mk 41 vertical launch silos to the Type 45 Destroyers. However, the Government continually assesses operational requirements to ensure warships are equipped with an appropriate array of offensive and defensive weapons to enable them to fulfil their operational roles.