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HMS Westminster (F237)
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HMS Westminster (F237)

HMS Westminster is a Type 23 frigate. The ship recently returned to service after one of the longest, most comprehensive and complex revamps in her lifespan.


Led by Commander Ed Moss-Ward, HMS Westminster is known throughout the Royal Navy as ‘the capital ship’ and is a Type 23 (or Duke Class) frigate. Despite having originally been designed for anti-submarine warfare, the Duke Class’s versatility has seen them used in a number of fleet roles, from warfighting to peacekeeping missions. 
In 2014, HMS Westminster underwent an extensive refit which resulted in a new principal weapon: the Sea Ceptor surface-to-air missile system. With twice the range of the old missile system, Sea Ceptor makes HMS Westminster better equipped than ever to face the challenges of 21st-century warfare. 

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