RN Wildcats field new anti-surface guided weapons for CSG21

by Richard Scott

The UK Royal Navy (RN) is fielding the new Thales Martlet and MBDA Sea Venom anti-surface missiles as part of the CSG21 carrier strike group deployment prior to declaring initial operating capability (IOC) with the two weapons.

Led by the aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth , CSG21 is a 26-week deployment to the Indo-Pacific region. The group sailed from the United Kingdom from22 to 23 May.

Four Wildcat HMA2 flights from 815 Naval Air Squadron are deploying as part of CSG21. Embarked on the Type 45 destroyers HMS Defender

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The UK Royal Navy (RN) is fielding the new Thales Martlet and MBDA Sea Venom anti-surface missiles a...

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