HMS Westminster Rejoins Royal Navy Fleet
(Source: British Forces News; issued March 30, 2017)
HMS Westminster has officially rejoined the fleet in a special rededication ceremony.

The Royal Navy frigate has undergone a complete refit, taking her out of action for the last two years.

HMS Westminster is over two decades old, and she now has one of the most up to date weapons and radar systems in the Royal Navy's fleet.

During her two year overhaul 800 engineers worked on the machinery and engines as well as giving her Artisan 3D radar and a brand new weapons system.

Today the ship's company have taken part in a special ceremony, attended by their friends and family.

It is the official rededication for HMS Westminster back into the fleet.

HMS Westminster is one of three type 23s to emerge from similar overhauls simultaneously, and is set to start its operational sea training by the summer.

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