HMS Kent Completes Life-Extension Overhaul

October 8, 2018 – Families, friends and former commanding officers helped welcome HMS Kent back to the heart of the Royal Navy after an 18-month keel-to-mast revamp. The frigate has undergone a major overhaul in the hands of Babcock in Plymouth, work which makes her both the most advanced submarine hunter in the Fleet – and helps sustain her on active duties into the early 2030s. As well as a brand new command system, the ship was fitted with the new Sea Ceptor missile system while in Babcock’s hands; replacing…

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