Royal Navy Type 45 Destroyer Haynes Owners Workshop Manual : The Type 45 'Daring' class is the largest and most powerful air defence destroyer class ever operated by the Royal Navy and the largest general purpose surface warship (excluding aircraft carriers and amphibious ships) to join the fleet since the Second World War cruisers.
Author Jonathan Gates describes the development, trials and entry into Royal Navy service of the Type 45, the anatomy of the vessel, its propulsion system, radar command and control systems, weapons systems, and how the ship is operated at sea.
● Development of the Type 45 Destroyer
● Anatomy of the Hull and Infrastructure
● Anatomy of the Combat System
● The Operation of Type 45 Destroyers
● The Future