HMS Defender arrives at Portsmouth Naval Base for the very first time

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HMS Defender arrives at Portsmouth Naval Base for the very first time

PORTYSMOUTH, ENGLAND - JULY 25: In this handout image provided by MoD Crown Copyright, The Royal Navy’s newest Type 45 Destroyer, HMS Defender sails into her new home at HM Naval Base Portsmouth for the first time today on July 25, 2012 in Portsmouth, England. The 7,500 tonne vessel has been formally accepted by the Royal Navy from shipbuilder BAE Systems Maritime and will now undergo sea trials before being declared ready for operations in 2013. Armed with the world-leading Sea Viper missile defence system, HMS Defender is able to defend against multiple attacks from even the most sophisticated anti-ship missiles, approaching from any direction and at supersonic speeds. (Photo by Chris Mumby/MoD Crown Copyright via Getty Images)

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