Royal Navy’s HMS Dragon draws crowds in Cape Town. HMS Dragon, an ultra-modern battleship of the Royal Navy, docked in Cape Town recently. Currently engaged in the sixth Good Hope naval exercise with South Africa, the ship is a Type 45 anti-air defence destroyer that has been deployed to patrol the southern Atlantic Ocean.
The ship, that has been drawing crowds at the V&A Waterfront, has cutting-edge weapons systems for its main role which is air defence, and excellent accommodation for its crew.
In peacetime HMS Dragon participates in worldwide maritime search and rescue operations, patrols and humanitarian relief operations.
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