HMS Indefatigable; HMS New Zealand; HMS Australia
Offshore bombardment / attack of surface targets / areas primarily through onboard ballistic weaponry.
Offshore strike of surface targets primarily through onboard missile / rocket weaponry.
Active patroling of vital waterways and maritime areas; can also serve as local deterrence against airborne and seaborne threats.
Airspace Denial / Deterrence
Neutralization or deterrence of airborne elements through onboard ballistic of missile weaponry.
Serving in support (either firepower or material) of the main surface fleet in Blue Water environments.
Flag Ship / Capital Ship
Serving in the fleet Flag Ship role or Capital Ship in older warship designs / terminology.
31 x Babcock & Wilcoxcoal-fired boilers feeding 2 x Parsons direct-dirve steam turbine sets developing 43,000 horsepower to 4 x Shafts.
(7,700 miles | 12,392 km)
1 knot = 1.15 mph; 1 nm = 1.15 mile; 1 nm = 1.85 km
4 x 12" BL Mk X turreted main guns
16 x 4" Mk VII turreted secondary guns
2 x 450mm torpedo tubes