Falkland Islands: Royal Navy packs considerable punch, warns William Hague

The Navy’s most sophisticated warship is being sent to the South Atlantic in a move that will send a powerful message to Argentina.

Dauntless will set sail for the Falkland Islands in the coming weeks armed with a battery of missiles that could “take out all of South America’s fighter aircraft let alone Argentina’s,” according to one Navy source.

Although Mr Hague played down the deployment he said the ship was a “formidable vessel”.

The Type 45 destroyer is the most advanced anti-aircraft and anti-ballistic ship in the world equipped with 48 Sea Viper missiles and the Sampson radar, which is more advanced than Heathrow air traffic control

The ship is in a league of its own in air defence able to track dozens of multiple targets.

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4 thoughts on “Falkland Islands: Royal Navy packs considerable punch, warns William Hague

  1. As a matter of interest, what if Hawaii was ‘threatened’ in a similar manner – how would that go down over there? We are not that broke – yet! Thanks.

  2. Hmmm…UK is broke, old people on the streets, sending Dauntless, the most advanced anti-aircraft and anti-ballistic ship in the world equipped with 48 Sea Viper missiles and the Sampson radar, which is more advanced than Heathrow air traffic control” to scare off a bunch of folks wanting to take back an island far, far away! Hmmmmmm. Harrumph!

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