Type 45 Destroyers: Guided Weapons

Ministry of Defence written question – answered on 23rd September 2021.

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Photo of Sarah Atherton Sarah Atherton Conservative, Wrexham

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence, what assessment he has made of the potential merits of a cruise missile service on the Type 45 Destroyers.

Photo of Jeremy Quin Jeremy Quin The Minister of State, Ministry of Defence

There are currently no plans to fit a cruise missile capability to Type 45 destroyers.

The Royal Navy has an effective submarine launch cruise missile capability. On a routine basis, we will continue to assess the utility and need for surface-launched cruise missiles.

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